Posted April 18, 2013 on
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Ask most anyone, and they'll say a main turning point in the Washington Wizards season came when John Wall recovered from his knee injury and helped rescue a 4-28 season.
Martell Webster has another nomination: the day the coach cried in the locker room after another tough loss during the team's 0-12 start.
''He was crying after that game. And he told us that he cared about us,'' Webster said. ''And, for me, that was a point in the season where I was just like, `I'm in. I'm totally in. I've bought into the system.'''
Other Wizards players backed up Webster's story, saying coach Randy Wittman's display of emotion showed them how much he cared. Wittman initially tried to feign ignorance of the incident when it was brought to light Thursday, but then he fessed up and recalled the mental toll of the one-point overtime loss to the Atlanta Hawks in November.
''The thing that really got me emotional more was the fi...
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John Wall, who will likely get a max contract this summer, is not interested in recruiting free agents to come play with him on the Washington Wizards.
According to Truth About It / ESPN:
“I’m not a recruiter … I feel like if they want to play with me and stuff like that, they’ll come out. I’m not going to go beg anybody. I feel like if they see how I play and how my team...
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What’s next fellas? The Washington Wizards wrapped up their 2012-2013 season last night with a defeat at the hands of the playoff bound Bulls. This marked the 6th straight loss for the Wiz Kids, but with the injury bug in what seems to be prime time mating season, these losses should be taken with a grain of salt. Yes some of those losses were assisted by the Wizards lack of execution...
Re-signing small forward Martell Webster – who is set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer – will be one of the Washington Wizards’ priorities, according to Michael Lee of The Washington Post.Webster registered his best season as a pro at just the right time. The 26-year-old averaged 11.4 points per game while shooting 44.2 percent from the field and 42.2 percent...
Last night, the Washington Wizards closed the door on yet another disappointing season. The team fell short of 30 wins, and of course missed the playoffs. It’s a morose feeling that Wizards fans have come to expect since our ephemeral run of success was dismantled and the indefinite rebuilding began.
If you’re like me, you just swallow it. You turn your back on the...
Martell Webster will become an unrestricted free agent in July.
As I walked through the press entrance doors for the final time this season as a member of the media, nothing appeared to be out of the normal. It was a gloomy, rainy day in the nation's capital and very fittingly, Chris Singleton's tone was up to par with the mood of the weather outside. Anyone who has heard Singleton talk knows what I mean: very low voice, very open to...