Found December 27, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
PLAYERS: Jan Vesely
TEAMS: Washington Wizards
Washington Wizards rookie forward Jan Vesely continues to be sidelined with a hip injury. Vesely sat out Monday's season opener against New Jersey and did not practice Tuesday. The No. 6 overall pick in this year's NBA draft, Vesely scored seven points in Washington's preseason opener and has not played since. He has been listed as day-to-day by the Wizards.

Wizards’ Chris Singleton hates to lose

Chris Singleton saw all-star point guard Deron Williams casually dribbling the ball up the court late in the first quarter of the Wizards’ 90-84 loss to the New Jersey Nets and immediately attacked. He swiped away the ball, and get reaching to gain possession. When the ball began to roll back, Singleton lunged underneath Williams in pursuit. A stunned Williams toppled over him...

Andray Blatche Didn’t Do His Homework (Literally!)

Much has been made of Andray Blatche’s season-opening performance. That he prefaced it with an “I’m your captain” speech. (Note: He is not the Wizards’ captain.) That he was badly outplayed by Kris Humphries. That he told the press he needs the ball in the post. And that he then told critics to “shut up”. So. My favorite nugget, though, was found in that last link,...

Wizards vs. Hawks: Game 2 open thread

The Washington Wizards opened the regular season on Monday with a loss to the New Jersey Nets at Verizon Center, blowing a 21-point first half lead. After the game, Andray Blatche ignited a firestorm by calling for more touches in the paint, then telling his critics to “shut up” via Twitter. Check out Jason Reid’s take on Blatche’s qualifications to be team captain. Read...

NBA preview: Wizards roster

1 Nick Young G Age: 26 Years: 4 Height: 6-7 Weight: 210 Games: 64 PPG: 17.4 APG: 1.2 FG%: 44.1 College: Southern California Acquired: Selected 16th overall in 2007 draft. Read full article >>

Andray Blatche tells everyone he needs the ball in the post

This summer, when the NBA season was but a dream, Washington Wizards forward Andray Blatche decided to get serious about his profession. After six seasons of general disarray and inconsistency, Blatche claimed he wanted to get his act together and even went so far as to organize offseason practices, at which he handed out t-shirts with the immortal slogan "Playoff Starts Here...

Five can’t-miss games for Wizards

The new red, white and blue Wizards will open the regular season at 7 p.m. against the New Jersey Nets — and the uniforms, logos and shiny court aren’t all that fans should be interested in seeing at Verizon Center. John Wall will have his first test against an elite point guard in all-star Deron Williams, but the home opener will not be a sellout, which is understandable considering...

N.B.A. Roundup: After One Game, Wizards’ Andray Blatche Voices Concern Over His Role

After a season-opening loss to the Nets, Andray Blatche took to Twitter to say that he was not being used to the best of his abilities.

WE's First Lady's Take On Wizards/Nets

Wizards 84 New Jersey Nets 90Here is a quick run down by the FIRST LADY OF Tara Yavari[youtube]n9ybH5ksVs8[/youtube] Post Game Quotes courtesy of the Wizards PR Staff:  WIZARDS HEAD COACH FLIP SAUNDERS On the team’s performance: “When you get up big, you have to find a way to sustain it. In our league teams are always going to make runs, but it is...

Blatche needs just 1 game to create Wizards drama

Andray Blatche says everybody needs to "shut up" about his criticisms over the play-calling in the Washington Wizards' season-opening loss.

Blatche tells critics to shut up after Wizards' loss

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It took only one game for the new-look Washington Wizards to resemble their same old dysfunctional selves.

Nets' Humphries booed repeatedly in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Apparently, Washington Wizards fans are keeping up with the Kardashians. Otherwise, why would they have booed Kris Humphries so vociferously?

Williams a guard for Wizards' Wall to copy

The Washington Wizards opened their season at Verizon Center on Monday night against the New Jersey Nets. They were a fitting opponent for the Wizards, since the Nets' best player, Deron Williams, embodies everything that the Wizards' best player, John Wall, hopes to become. Williams could be the best point ...

Blatche needs just 1 game to create Wizards drama

Andray Blatche says everybody needs to "shut up" about his criticisms over the play-calling in the Washington Wizards' season-opening loss.

The Wizards’ ‘New Traditions’ t-shirt

I’ve felt pretty great about the re-branding of the Wizards franchise over the past several months. But the ‘New Traditions’ thing seems like it might be a tad bold, especially before we understand what these new traditions are. Because losing to the Nets at home and then having team leader Andray Blatche criticize the coaching staff — after Game 1 — doesn’t seem like...
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