Found January 25, 2014 on Sports Injury Alert:
The Washington Wizards defeated the Phoenix Suns on Friday night by the score of 101-95. The win moved the Wizards back to .500 at 21-21, third in the Southeast Division.  Small forward Martell Webster did not play because of the flu and is questionable for tonight's game against the Utah Jazz.J. Michael,  Wizards insider for CSN Washington, tweeted the following on Webster's statusWebster (flu) will be a game-time decision again #WizardsTalk #NBA #WizJazz— J. Michael (@JMichaelCSN) January 25, 2014Keith Allison  via Wikimedia CommonsWith Webster out, Garrett Temple and Otto Porter had increased playing time on Friday. Temple had just three points on 1-of-6 shooting in 26 minutes.  Porter had only point points on 1-of-6 shooting, but grabbed 6 rebounds in 19 minutes.  Expect both to continue to get extra minutes should Webster miss tonight's game.Webster was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in 2005.  The nine-year veteran has played for the Trail Blazers, Minnesota ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Is Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman on the hot seat?

The days continue to change yet the obligatory failure to surpass the .500 mark still looms for the Washington Wizards. The inexplicable nature of their subpar play in games to achieve a winning record leaves fans in a state of confusion. This myriad of questions has to be answered at some point. John Wall is playing at an all-star level and truly taking the leap from solid NBA player...

The Wizards After Party: A “Delicious” Cook Book dish; .500 glasses repo’d at the door

The After Party: Where we channel all of your Wizards post-game essentials into one massive data over-filled post. Locker room interviews, choice excerpts from the game captured off of a TV screen by way of Vine (we like to call them VINElights), and a selection of delectable in-game tweets finger-picked from #WizardsTwitter. Jazz 104 — […]The post The Wizards After Party: A...

The Wizards After Party: Serving Beal’s famous clutch punch; sleeved shirts not allowed

The After Party: Where we channel all of your Wizards post-game essentials into one massive data over-filled post. Locker room interviews, choice excerpts from the game captured off of a TV screen by way of Vine (we like to call them VINElights), and a selection of delectable in-game tweets finger-picked from #WizardsTwitter. Wizards 101 — […]The post The Wizards After Party...

Otto Porter not so impressive early in his Wizards career

Photo credit : cbssports.com             “With the third pick in the 2013 NBA draft, the Washington Wizards select Otto Porter, Small Forward, Georgetown.” The Wizards had selected the 6’8 197 pound Big East Player of the year and well liked hometown kid. At the time of the pick there were no objections from Wizards Nation as there was a dearth of small forwards...

Wizards Want To Sign Marcin Gortat Long-Term

The Washington Wizards would like to sign Marcin Gortat to a long-term deal and see doing so as a priority. Gortat was acquired by the Wizards before the start of the season. The Wizards could sign Gortat to an extension before June 30, but it would be more advantageous for him to wait.

Ariza, Beal help Wizards beat Suns 101-95

Phoenix was flying high after a blowout win over Indiana. Then the Washington Wizards came to town and brought down the Suns with a thud. Trevor Ariza scored 23 points, Bradley Beal sank a pair of crucial shots down the stretch and the Wizards opened a four-game road trip Friday night with a 101-95 victory. Beal's 3-pointer with 2:03 left gave the Wizards the lead for good...

Washington Wizards, Forty-One Games In. The Season’s Half-Over Already?

  Photo Credit: NBA.com   Wednesday night’s home overtime loss to Boston marked the half-way point in Washington’s regular season schedule. The Wizards’ identity should be clear to all by now. This team plays to its potential from time to time (see the 15 January win against Miami). Unfortunately, the team also has periods where it plays well below its capacity (see the...

Wizards 101, Suns 95: Bradley Beal, John Wall combine to eclipse Phoenix

The scorekeepers weren’t doing the Washington Wizards or Bradley Beal any favors Friday night at US Airways Center. Adhering to a 30-minute limit instilled by the team’s medical staff as Beal recovers from a stress injury in his right leg, the officials’ uncertainty about Beal’s time on the floor against the Suns had the Wizards’ coaching staff clearly agitated. But it...

Wizards vs. Suns pregame: Time to repent

Wizards (20-21) at Suns (24-17) January 24, 2014 at 0:00 PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Nene SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Mike Plumlee PF- Channing Frye SF- P.J. Tucker SG- Gerald Green PG- Goran Dragic Spotlight […]The post Wizards vs. Suns pregame: Time to repent...

Wizards Rise At Suns 101-95

Bradley Beal was money down the stretch as the Wizards beat the Suns in Phoenix, 101-95 on Friday night. The win gets Washington off to a good start on their four game west coast swing. Beal, who finished with 17 points, six rebounds and six assists, was clutch in the final two minutes with the game on the line. The sophomore shooting guard broke a 93-all tie with a trey at the 2...

Suns come up just short against Wizards

PHOENIX (AP) -- Trevor Ariza scored 23 points, Bradley Beal sank a pair of crucial shots down the stretch and the Washington Wizards opened a four-game road trip Friday night with a 101-95 victory over the Phoenix Suns. Beal's 3-pointer with 2:03 left gave the Wizards the lead for good at 96-93. His 15-footer made it 99-95 with 26.9 seconds to go, then he finished with a game...

Wizards-Jazz Preview

A solid stretch - particularly away from home - has helped the Washington Wizards reach .500 once again. They'll seek their ninth road victory in 11 tries Saturday night against the Utah Jazz as they again look to get over the break-even mark for the first time in more than four years. The Wizards (21-21) have won five of seven overall, but the two defeats during that run have...

Utah 104, Washington 101, Game 43 of 82 (Wizards 21-22)

  Photo Credit: NBA.com Holding the opponent to 32% shooting in the first quarter wasn’t enough. Gaining a 13-point second quarter lead wasn’t enough. Neutralizing Utah’s starting five most of the game wasn’t enough. The Utah Jazz (15-29) used a 52-18 bench scoring advantage to get a home win against the Wizards Saturday night. Utah hadn’t played since last Tuesday (losing...

Boston 113, Washington 111 in overtime, Game 41 of 82 (Wizards 20-21)

Photo Credit: NBA.com   Washington came into this Wednesday night game after winning four of its last five contests. Boston had lost its last three, including a tough loss at Miami Tuesday night. In addition, the Celtics had lost their last ten consecutive road games. Furthermore, the Celtics would be without guards Rajon Rondo, Avery Bradley and Jerryd Bayless. Washington was...

Washington 101, Phoenix 95, Game 42 of 82 (Wizards 21-21)

Photo Credit: NBA.com Washington commenced a four-game road trip Friday night in Phoenix, against a surprisingly good, surprisingly deep Suns’ team. Phoenix is coming off a 24-point home win over the Indiana Pacers (yes, the Pacers). The Suns would finish their five-game home stand Friday night, going 3-1 to this point. Phoenix would go without point guard Eric Bledsoe (sprained...
NBA News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.