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2014-15 NBA Previews: Washington Wizards

There has been little wizardry in Washington over the past few years. The Arenas-Butler-Jamison core failed, and Arenas went into a tailspin. Washington got so bad they were granted the first pick, and finally after a few tries they made it to the post-season. After paying premium to make it there, there’s a question of what happens now with this mix of young guys and veterans...
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2014-15 Washington Wizards: What does each player need to do?

Photo Credit:   The NBA pre-season is almost complete. Exhibition games featuring unfamiliar teams and players are done . The Washington Wizards, coming off an appearance in the Eastern Conference semi-finals last season, seem poised to go a bit further in this campaign. At present, Washington is 4-3 in the preseason, with a game at New York on Wednesday to finish...
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NBA 30 Teams/30 Days Preview: Washington Wizards

Editor's note: This is the 20th of Sam Amico's 30 NBA team previews entering the 2014-15 season. Projected Starters C Marcin Gortat; PF Nene Hilario; SF Paul Pierce; SG Bradley Beal (when healthy); PG John Wall. Key Reserves G-F Martell Webster; PF Kris Humphries; PF-C DeJuan Blair; SF Otto Porter Jr.; C Kevin Seraphin; PG Andre Miller; PF Drew Gooden; SG Glen Rice Jr.; SF...
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Wizards officially unveil their new alternate uniforms

The Washington Wizards have officially unveiled their new navy alternate uniforms in the upcoming 2014-15 season. via Washington Wizards The Wizards will wear the alternates on every Wednesday game this season that covers 13 games, 11 road games and two home games. They announced the schedule for the uniform combination. Oct. 29  @ Miami Heat Nov. 26 @ Cleveland Cavaliers DEC....
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Wizards announce alternate jersey schedule

One of the offseason splashes for the Wizards this past summer was the unveiling of their new navy alternate jerseys as first modeled by Glen Rice Jr. With the vast improvement of the team and the continued high expectations this season the team probably felt it was time to offer fans a new fashion look. […] The post Wizards announce alternate jersey schedule appeared first on Hoop District.
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Wizards scrapping to fill backcourt void, sign John Lucas III

The Wizards announced today that they have signed free agent point guard John Lucas III to a non-guaranteed contract, more or less finalizing their opening day roster. The move paves the way for the dismissal of the Wizards’ three training camp invitees: Xavier Silas, Damion James and Rasual Butler. Before the Lucas signing, it seemed […] The post Wizards scrapping to fill backcourt...
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REPORT: Wizards to sign guard John Lucas III

ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that the Washington Wizards are close to signing veteran guard John Lucas III in a deal to strengthen the teams backcourt options. This is not the first time the Wizards have shown interest in the Washington, D.C. born player and son of former NBA player and coach John Lucas. The move would boslter a Wizards backcourt that will be missing shooting...
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Highlight: Wizards’ Nene spins and dunks over Pelicans’ Omer Asik

Washington Wizards forward Nene took it back to his younger days, as he posted up New Orleans Pelicans center Omer Asik then spun off him to throw down a thunderous dunk. The Wizards have been carefully easing Nene through the preseason, given his injury history and the fact he played for his native Brazil during the FIBA World Basketball Championships. When healthy, there is no...
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Highlight: Pelicans’ Anthony Davis makes Wizards’ Marcin Gortat, Otto Porter look very small

Many know by now that New Orleans Pelicans’ Anthony Davis is arguably the biggest rising star in the NBA or certainly well on his way to being. But no one would expect Davis to just manhandle the “Polish Hammer” Marcin Gortat. Poor Otto Porter had no chance, he was just an innocent bystander. [Vine] The post Highlight: Pelicans’ Anthony Davis makes Wizards’ Marcin Gortat...
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Washington Wizards: 5 Options In Replacing Bradley Beal

Washington Wizards: 5 Options In Replacing Bradley Beal By Brandon Hartman: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… The early preseason “I am better than you” trash talk between both Washington and Cleveland’s backcourts looked to reignite a rivalry and set the stage for some mouth watering showdowns throughout the season, but an ill timed injury has seemingly shelved the first potential...
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Wizards Injury Update: Bradley Beal undergoes surgery, will miss about 6 weeks

Bradley Beal, the Washington Wizards’ promising young shooting guard out of Florida, has broken his wrist. The injury occurred during Washington’s preseason game this past Friday against the Charlotte Hornets.Hornets’ rookie PJ Hairston fouled Beal late in the second quarter of the contest and Beal proceeded to make the two ensuing free throws, but left the court following...
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Game Preview: Wizards vs. Maccabi Haifa

Maccabi Haifa at Washington October 15, 2014 at 7:00 PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Tale of the Tape Projected Starting Lineups Spotlight Matchup John Wall vs. Dagan Yavzuri Although it’s very likely Wall is going to pick apart this matchup, I still kinda like what may become of […] The post Game Preview: Wizards vs. Maccabi Haifa...
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Washington Wizards season preview: Player Projections

A nice mix of fresh faces and returning players makeup the roster of the Washington Wizards and many NBA followers are wondering how this unit will play during the season. Part three of isportsweb’s season preview of the Wizards breaks down some projections for the key players on the squad. The fans of our nation’s capital want to know what they can look forward to from their...
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Bradley Beal needs wrist surgery, out indefinitely

WASHINGTON — Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will need surgery on his left wrist, and it’s not clear yet how long he’ll be sidelined. Beal had an MRI exam Saturday that showed he has a non-displaced fracture of a bone in his non-shooting wrist. He was hurt in the first quarter of a preseason game against the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. The Wizards said Saturday...
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PHOTO: Paul Pierce flew to Vegas with Al Pacino

Being an NBA star has its perks. Aside from getting paid millions for playing basketball, they can stumble upon an opportunity to fly on a private jet to Las Vegas with Al Pacino. That’s what happened to Paul Pierce this summer. The 2008 NBA Finals MVP was on ESPN 980 in D.C. and explained how he even got the opportunity to do so. “I was scheduled to go check out his show out...
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