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The 5th Quarter: Wizards 98 Magic 93

THE SCORE Washington Wizards 98 Orlando Magic 93 THE RECORD Washington is now 7-2 overall and 4-0 at home. The Wiz have three in a row and have a two game lead in the Southeast Division over the Hawks and the Heat. ANYTHING ELSE? Yeah, the Wiz have the second-best record in the Eastern Conference and the fourth-best in the NBA. Their record is the best in franchise history since...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nene, Blair, Orton, Silas, Suspended For Wizards' Regular Season Opener

DeJuan Blair, Nene, Daniel Orton and Xavier Silas of the Washington Wizards have each been suspended for one game for leaving their team's bench area in Monday's preseason game against the Chicago Bulls. The players left the bench during an altercation between Joakim Noah and Paul Pierce. The NBA said the suspensions will be served by the players during the first regular...
Via RealGM
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

You may or may not call these Wizards the DC Bad Boys now, but you probably will soon

So maybe it is still a bit early to retire the #SoWizards hash tag. Just as it may be too early to inflame DeJuan Blair’s own #DCBadBoys label. Either way, you may hash tag however you please, #WizardsTwitter, just understand that the latter hash tag may become a trend sooner than you think. After just […] The post You may or may not call these Wizards the DC Bad Boys now, but...
Via Hoop District
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews: DeJuan Blair

2013-2014 Key Stats Games played, started: 78, 13 Total minutes, per game: 1214, 15.6 Points per game: 6.4 Field goals: 210-393 (.534) Rebounds per game: 4.7 Total blocks 21 In what was a brilliant offseason for Ernie Grunfeld (still having trouble writing that without it actually being sarcastic anymore), one of the most expected, then […] The post Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews...
Via Hoop District
September 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: DeJuan Blair Signing Grade

Washington Wizards: DeJuan Blair Signing Grade By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Contract: 3 seasons, 6 million First of all, it has to be said that the Dallas Mavericks are truly a first class organization. The Mavericks would have liked to keep DeJuan Blair, but didn’t have the necessary cap room remaining to give him a good deal. Not only did they trade him to a...
Via HoopStuff
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards Trade For DeJuan Blair

The Washington Wizards have acquired DeJuan Blair via sign-and-trade with the Dallas Mavericks. Blair will make $6 million over three years. He averaged 6.4 points and 4.7 rebounds as a role player for the Mavs last season. “DeJuan gives us a tough inside presence who can score and rebound at both front... The post Wizards Trade For DeJuan Blair appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
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July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair Agrees Upon Three-Year, $6M Deal With Wizards

DeJuan Blair has agreed upon a three-year, $6 million deal with the Washington Wizards. The third season on Blair's deal will be a team option. Blair spent last season with the Dallas Mavericks.
Via RealGM
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards Rumors: Washington in talks with Mavericks to acquire DeJuan Blair

Marc Stein of ESPN reports that the Washington Wizards are in talks with the Dallas Mavericks to acquire big man DeJuan Blair in an off season trade. The Mavericks acquired Blair in free agency after Blair spent his first four seasons playing in San Antonio with the Spurs. Dallas used Blair sparingly throughout this season. With that being said, his future with the team was in question...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards close to acquiring DeJuan Blair

The Washington Wizards are looking to acquire a new backup power forward, and they are zeroing in on one of their favorite targets. According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Wizards are close to acquiring DeJuan Blair from the Dallas Mavericks. This is certainly interesting news, and would be a very nice fit for the Wizards if they do indeed get this deal done. Washington...
Via Sports-Glory
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards in talks with Mavericks in a sign-and-trade for DeJuan Blair

Looking to shore up their front-court rotation, the Washington Wizards are in talks with the Dallas Mavericks for a potential sign-and-trade that would land the Wizards forward DeJuan Blair, according to ESPN’s Marc Stein. Washington and Dallas are in advanced discussions on a potential sign-and-trade deal that would land DeJuan Blair with Wizards — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine...
Via KCM Sports
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: DeJuan Blair ejected after kicking Tiago Splitter

DeJuan Blair was a huge force in leading the Dallas Mavericks’ Game 4 comeback against the San Antonio Spurs, but all the momentum he brought to the team and arena was lost when he was ejected with 3:08 left in the game after kicking Tiago Splitter. Blair was hit with a technical and then ejected […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

NBA Rumors: DeJuan Blair could be odd man out in Dallas

The Dallas Mavericks could target a free agent big man this summer, and it could mean the end of their three man rotation at the center position. The odd man out could be DeJuan Blair.The Mavs would love to make a splash signing, like Carmelo Anthony, to upgrade their roster. However, that seems unlikely. Instead, the Mavs could tweak the supporting cast around Dirk Nowitzki. One...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Dallas Mavericks shouldn’t partake in the Andrew Bynum sweepstakes

Picture this if you will: driving to the hoop and getting elbowed in the ribs, while in the air, by a 7-foot, 285-pound man. At 6-foot and 178 pounds, that was J.J. Barea in the 2011 NBA Playoffs, back when he played for the championship Dallas Mavericks. If you follow the NBA, there is no doubt in my mind that you shouldn’t remember this incident. If not, let me refresh your memory…http...
Via isportsweb.com
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Blair on return to San Antonio: "It's going to be fun."

AT&T CENTER – Walking into the Dallas Mavericks locker room, there sat a joking-smiling DeJuan Blair in conversation with Jae Crowder. This wasn’t the usual sight you would see from Blair last year when walking into the San Antonio Spurs locker room before a game. I asked Blair, who was much more charismatic today as opposed to last year when I spoke with him in a Spurs...
Via Project Spurs
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair still looking to prove himself to Spurs

Ever since former San Antonio Spurs forward DeJuan Blair became a free agent and subsequently signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the headlines have been hard to avoid. Blair seems to have been in more headlines regarding his former team than he his been for his current team, and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban also jumped in on the fun along the way. Dallas Morning News...
Via Project Spurs
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair's Value To The Mavericks

Another week, another DeJuan Blair update, and another chance to take a shot at the San Antonio Spurs. Now that the first couple of weeks of the 2013-14 NBA season are now in the books, players that are new to their respective teams, are starting to solidify their spots in the rotation and become more familiar with their new teammates and playbook. And that much is true for Blair...
Via Project Spurs
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair says Spurs had Finals won, not him

If you thought the end of DeJuan Blair being in a San Antonio Spurs uniform meant that the drama between the player and organization was over, you should really think again. In an offseason full of spiteful comments against the Spurs after signing with the Dallas Mavericks, Blair has continued his jabs against the team that drafted him despite knee issues. It was just last...
Via Project Spurs
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair continues to let Spurs know how he feels

Once former San Antonio Spurs forward DeJuan Blair signed with the Dallas Mavericks he simply unleashed about his former team. He's on record saying the Spurs didn't believe in him, said the Spurs might have won their fifth NBA title if coach Popovich played him more, has made it known he has the first Mavs-Spurs game circled in his calendar and even Mavs owner Mark...
Via Project Spurs
October 12, 2013  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair feels Spurs didn't believe in him

Since joining the Dallas Mavericks, former San Antonio Spurs forward DeJuan Blair hasn't shied away from making his feeling known about his former club. He stated the Spurs might have won their fifth title had the team played him a lot more in last season's NBA Finals and has made it clear he has circled in his calendar the first time he faces San Antonio. Well, you...
Via Project Spurs
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Cuban: Blair's Performance Against Spurs Will Be 'A Beautiful Thing'

DeJuan Blair has circled the Dallas Mavericks' matchup against his old team, the San Antonio Spurs, next season, and Mark Cuban senses determination in his new forward. “DeJuan already knows when we’re playing the Spurs,” Cuban said. “We already know what DeJuan is going to do to the Spurs. It’s going to be a beautiful thing.” Blair was adamant recently that he...
Via RealGM
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavs' Mark Cuban: What DeJuan Blair will do to Spurs will be beautiful

As if implying more playing time in the NBA Finals versus the Heat would have brought the San Antonio Spurs their fifth NBA title, now comes this from the former San Antonio Spurs forward DeJuan Blair.   “The Spurs,” Blair said.    That is what the newest Mav said, making it very clear he is targeting his former team next year and has the first meeting between...
Via Project Spurs
August 21, 2013  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair Says Spurs Would Have Won NBA Finals If He Played More

In his introductory press conference with the Dallas Mavericks Friday, DeJuan Blair was asked about losing in last season’s NBA Finals to the Miami Heat. The 24-year-old center, who appeared in 3 Finals games for an average of 5.7 minutes, responded by saying that he thinks the Spurs would’ve defeated Miami to win an NBA title if he had played more. According to Mavs Fanatic...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

DeJuan Blair takes swipe at Spurs during press conference

The Dallas Mavericks introduced former San Antonio Spurs forward DeJuan Blair recently and he had a subtle message for his former team. When asked about a return trip to the NBA Finals, the newest Dallas Maverick said he does want to get back and in the process, took a jab at the Spurs. In a nutshell, he said San Antonio might have won their 5th NBA title had the coaching staff...
Via Project Spurs
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavs sign C DeJuan Blair for full roster of 15

The Dallas Mavericks have signed free-agent center DeJuan Blair, giving them a full roster of 15 players. Terms of the deal announced Wednesday weren't released, but it's reportedly a one-year contract for the veteran's minimum of slightly less than $1 million. Blair figures to be the third option behind Samuel Dalembert and Brandan Wright, but he once was a starter...
Via Fox Sports
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Mavericks sign former Spurs' center DeJuan Blair

DALLAS (AP) -- The Dallas Mavericks have signed free-agent center DeJuan Blair, giving them a full roster of 15 players. Terms of the deal announced Wednesday weren't released, but it's reportedly a one-year contract for the veteran's minimum of slightly less than 1 million. Blair figures to be the third option behind Samuel Dalembert and Brandan Wright, but he once...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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