Found April 05, 2013 on
Beyond The Buzzer:
The Washington Wizards have an impressive cabinet stacked full of a wide variety supply of gum in their locker room. Wizards’ Garrett Temple and Cartier Martin say Michael Jordan is to thank for the gum-chewing trend in the NBA.
According to Sarah Kogod, The Washington Post:
“The GOAT, the greatest to ever do it, chewed gum, so I think it’s spurred basketball players chewing gum,” Garrett Temple told me. “[Michael Jordan] used to always have gum in his mouth, chewing it while we was waiting for free throws or something like that. They’d always show that. That’s the reason I always tried to chew gum, but I got to the point where I found myself losing my breath quicker when I’d run up and down the court having to chew gum also.”
“I think a lot of guys did start chewing gum because of Jordan, and watching him,” [Cartier Martin] said. “And it just became a habit for other guys. Now it’s just kind of a trending thing in the league.”
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Washington Wizards rookie shooting guard Bradley Beal’s rookie season is officially over due to a stress fracture in his fibula according to CSN Washington.
Beal has been battling a nagging ankle injury for the better part of the second half of the season. The Wizards have decided to shut him down at this point.
The Wizards’ rookie shooting guard had an MRI and it revealed...
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will miss the remainder of the season after sustaining a stress injury to his right fibula. Looking back, he told J. Michael of CSN Washington that he knows he shouldn’t have attempted to play through injuries to both of his ankles."Should I have?" Beal said rhetorically. "No. But I was going to play regardless because I'...
The news is not surprising, but it's still disappointing to Washington Wizards fans and to Bradley Beal. Beal will miss the remainder of the season thanks to a stress fracture in his right leg. The recovery time for this injury is expected to be six weeks, so as the team announced yesterday, Beal will be done for the year.Beal is an exciting player that should help with Washington...
Yesterday, we reported that Washington Wizards promising rookie guard Bradley Beal, was shut down by the team for the rest of the season because of a stress fracture in his fibula, which many believe was direct result of his body compensating for his two bad ankles.
Well, according to Pro Basketball Talk, Beal told J. Michael of CSNWashington.com that in hindsight, his decision...
I guess you could say former Wizards guard, Jordan Crawford, who was traded to the Celtics in February, is still bitter about his time in Washington. When asked about playing his former team for the first time Sunday, the third-year player didn’t “recall” playing for the team.
According to Baxter Holmes, Boston Globe:
Jordan Crawford will face his former team, the Washington...
Washington Wizards star guard John Wall has been on fire as of late. After scoring 37 points to lead the Wizards to a 104-85 over the Indiana Pacers, Wall talked about his confidence and some of the emotion he shows while he’s on the court. Wall believes “When you’re feeling good, you’re playing good” and it [...]
On a night when the Washington Wizards celebrated the 35th anniversary of the franchise's only championship, John Wall played like someone who might someday carry on that legacy, scoring 37 points in a display of speed and flair Saturday to lead the Washington Wizards to a 104-85 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
Wall made 16 of 25 shots, throwing his palms up after making an...
I managed to catch Washington Wizards Head Coach Randy Wittman’s post game press conference after the team’s win over the Indiana Pacers. Coach Wittman talked about the teams game plan and aggressiveness against Paul George and David West. Specifically the defense on George, holding the first time All-Star to 0-8 from the field with only two points. [...]
4/6/2013 - Verizon Center, Washington, DC
ESPN Boxscore - NBA.com Game Highlights
The Wizards had a great start offensively, lead by John Wall who began the game shooting 7-for-8 for 15 points by the end of the 1st quarter and went psycho after that. He finished with 37 points, five assists and four rebounds. And mind you, this was all against...