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After suffering for almost a month without a win, the Washington Wizards have enjoyed some success lately. Based on their most recent visit to Atlanta, they now might have a good chance to end another pair of droughts.
The Wizards look for the first victory away from home and try to avoid a 10th straight road defeat to the Hawks on Friday night.
Washington (2-13) opened with a franchise-record 12 consecutive losses but has since won two of three - both at home.
The most recent victory was particularly surprising, beating Miami 105-101 on Tuesday to end the defending champion's six-game win streak. Jordan Crawford scored 22 points and Kevin Seraphin added 16 with 10 rebounds for the Wizards, who matched a season high by shooting 48.1 percent and never trailed in the final three quarters.
"It's a big momentum win for us, obviously," point guard Shaun Livingston said. "We've been struggling to put together four quarters."
Though the Wizards still ow...
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CAN'T TAKE IT
A frustrated Wizards fan has offered up his two tickets for free to the team's game on Saturday and is even willing to kick in $10 as an enticement.
Wednesday Wizards Report The Wizards held on to upset the Heat last night. Are more wins in the future for the Wizards? [Rob Carr/Getty Images] Well I guess you can just go ahead and engrave the Wizards name on the Larry O’Brien trophy for this year after last night’s win against the defending champion Heat. No but seriously, how awesome did that feel to beat the Heat with...
We've seen some pretty strange NBA-related Craigslist ads over the years but this one posted by a Washington Wizards fan is up there.Usually, Craigslist posters will ask money for their tickets but in this strange twist, this Wizards wants you to take his tickets and he'll pay you.You can see the entire ad at this link and below is a small snipet from the lengthy ad:"...
The Washington Wizards, based on their record, have shown no improvement from last. After starting 0-12, the Wizards find themselves with the same record they had last year this many games in, with two wins and 13 losses. However, the Wizards have not had John Wall on the court yet and Nene did not play initially due to injury as well. After formerly predicting a return within eight...
Wizards forward Martell Webster, on how he perceived it to be a decidedly pro-Heat crowd at Verizon Center that took in Washington's 105-101 win: "We won on the road at home."
While the Washington Wizards got a big win over the Miami Heat last night, the team is still in shambles. They have no hope for a postseason berth this year, but they would love to see their star point guard back on the floor. John Wall is still dealing with a stress reaction in his knee and is not close to returning. According to an AP report, John Wall is still not practicing...
IT'S A CELEBRATION
Tuesday night we were all looking forward to the jokes that would be made at the expense of the Washington Wizards once again as they hosted the Miami Heat. Naturally, the Wizards beat the Heat 105-101 for just their second win of the season. That shock victory led CSN Washington sports anchor Michael Jenkins to mock LeBron James and the Heat on SportsNet Central with child-like...
The Washington Wizards must have been TOO EXCITED over their win against the Miami Heat last night (December 5), because the team, on their Facebook page, confused everyone by claiming that the team beat the Charlotte Bobcats.Even though someone posted a photo of the team playing against the Miami Heat, in plain sight, the person wrote, "Wizards fans, because the Wizards scored...
The Washington Wizards are averaging about a win a month this season. After Tuesday’s win against the Heat, they’re a robust 2-13. But hey, when the team you cover beats the reigning NBA champs, you can make yourself look foolish on the air. The 105-101 victory mad CSN Washington sports anchor Michael Jenkins to look like a kid on the first day of summer vacation. You’ll...
hawks 84 wizards 8212/7/2012 - Phillips Arena, Atlanta, GAESPN BoxscoreNBA.com Game Highlights
The MVP for the Wizards tonight was Bradley Beal. After picking up two quick first quarter fouls, Beal played a solid, well-controlled game. Beal made five of his 12 shots, including a total of 16 points in the second half. He also grabbed two nice steals.
So far this season, the Washington Wizards have a grand total of two wins to speak of and well, when they beat the Miami Heat on Tuesday night, people freaked out a little.One of those people was CSN Washington anchor Michael Jenkins who decided to rip LeBron and the team after losing to the Wiz Kids: Your browser does not support iframes.(Courtesy of SB Nation)
Forward Trevor Ariza of the Washington Wizards went down with an injury in the win against the Miami Heat on Tuesday. Coach Randy Wittman estimated that Ariza would be out for about three weeks.Ariza was having an MRI today on his left calf. Wittman guessed similar timeline to Seraphin's injury in preseason (three weeks). #Wizards— Craig Stouffer (@CraigStouffer) December...