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Wizards forward definitely just called his teammates out

DeJuan Blair is a seldom-used power forward on the Washington Wizards. Most guys who don't play aren't in a position to call out their teammates in any way through the media, but Blair apparently sees things differently.And right now he isn't a fan of how guys have chosen to fight the injury bug:Blair has appeared in nine games this season, and only played 75 minutes. He's shooting...
Via Fox Sports
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Envy: what wizards fans said -- 11/7

Well, that escalated quickly. Yes, the Celtics got out of control fast, scoring forty points in the first quarter en route to a blowout 118-98 victory, and Wizards fans were les than pleased. What follows are the deranged thoughts of the same people who think Kevin Durant will give up playing with Russell Westbrook to play with John Wall; you have been warned.Top Three Our tears...
Via Celtics Life
November 07, 2015  |  Discuss

This Wizards big lost weight, looks like a completely different player

DeJuan Blair is a solidly below-average NBA power forward. He does nothing spectacularly well and isn't productive enough to burrow his way into the Washington Wizards' rotation. But the 26-year-old lost weight over the summer, and this preseason he looks like a completely different player. Here's The Washington Post with more on why Blair has been so dominant:Through three games...
Via Fox Sports
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks sloppy down the stretch, Wizards win 105-101

MILWAUKEE -- Bradley Beal scored 18 points and Marcin Gortat added 16 to lead the Washington Wizards to a 105-101 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks in a preseason game Saturday night.With reserves in the game, Jaron Johnson scored five points during a 7-0 run by Washington that gave the Wizards a 105-99 lead with 1:12 to play.Milwaukee made just five of 17 shots and turned the ball...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Oubre, Gortat score 16 each to lead Wizards past 76ers

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Kelly Oubre Jr. and Marcin Gortat scored 16 points each and John Wall had 14 assists as the Washington Wizards cruised to a 127-118 preseason victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night. DeJuan Blair had 15 points, and Otto Porter and Brandon Beal added 13 each for the Wizards. Scottie Wilbekin scored 21 points for the 76ers, who cut a 28-point deficit...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: John Wall Cannot Hide His Excitement as Season Sweep Loomed

The Washington Wizards completed their first postseason four-game sweep in franchise history by dismantling the Toronto Raptors 125-94 in Game 4. The game was never in doubt, but as victory was mere seconds away, Wizards point guard John Wall could not hold in his excitement. Watch out DeJuan Blair. [Vine] The post Watch: John Wall Cannot Hide His Excitement as Season Sweep Loomed...
Via KCM Sports
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Are The Wizards Slumping Or Just Not Very Good?

Here with your semi-regular look at the Wiz is Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. Having lost seven of their last 10 games, things are looking somewhat bleak for the 32-20 Wizards. Most of the losses came against quality teams, adding to the narrative that the Wizards simply can’t hang with top teams, but two losses to the sub-.500 Hornets in four days and a handful...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets Hardball! Bugs win 5th Game in a Row at Home

The Hornets had to face the Washington Wizards for the 2nd time this week.  The hope for our Hornets was that they could repeat their success that they had in Washington on their own floor.  I must say that the game itself looked like a heavyweight title bout of sorts.  The referees were not very nice to us on our own court.  There were many fouls called on the Hornets that shouldn’t...
Via Trade Street Post
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards Blowout Loss Summed up on Twitter

The Washington Wizards would love to forget about Tuesday’s night game against the Dallas Mavericks. They were steamrolled by the score of 114-87 for their worst defeat of the season. As the game got out of hand, it was a struggle to stay entertain and vested in the game. So Twitter decided to provide some entertainment for fans to decipher through a stinker of a game by the Wizards...
Via KCM Sports
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

The 5th Quarter: Wizards 107 Heat 86

THE RECORD 11-5, 7-2 at home. The Wiz are in first in the Southeast Division, 1.5 games ahead of the Atlanta Hawks and second in the Eastern Conference, 1.5 games behind the Toronto Raptors. STAT OF THE NIGHT Washington outdueled the Heat in pretty much every way you can, but if I had to focus on one thing, I’d say it was long-range shooting. The Wizards made 10-19 3-pointers...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6 p.m. The short-handed Washington Wizards were thin in the frontcourt as they again fell in a season opener. With Nene and DeJuan Blair likely back from one-game suspensions Thursday night, the Wizards will try to bounce back by continuing their recent success against the Orlando Magic. Among Washington's notable absences...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6 p.m. The short-handed Washington Wizards were thin in the frontcourt as they again fell in a season opener. With Nene and DeJuan Blair likely back from one-game suspensions Thursday night, the Wizards will try to bounce back by continuing their recent success against the Orlando Magic. Among Washington's notable absences Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards-Magic Preview

The short-handed Washington Wizards were thin in the frontcourt as they again fell in a season opener. With Nene and DeJuan Blair likely back from one-game suspensions Thursday night, the Wizards will try to bounce back by continuing their recent success against the Orlando Magic. Among Washington's notable absences Wednesday in Miami were Bradley Beal (wrist) and Martell Webster...
Via AP on Fox
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Glen Rice, Jr. ‘day-to-day’ with sprained ankle

The injury bug is going around the Washington Wizards. Already down Bradley Beal for approximately six weeks with a broken wrist, Glen Rice, Jr. suffered a sprained ankle in Wednesday night’s 101-95 win over the Israeli basketball club, Macabbi Haifa. Head coach Randy Wittman said Rice is “day-to-day.” Wittman says Rice's right ankle is pretty swollen. The dreaded "Day-to...
Via KCM Sports
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bradley Beal may miss significant time with wrist injury

There was quite some concern when Bradley Beal left Friday’s preseason loss vs. Charlotte with a sprained wrist after playing 10 minutes.The concern may have been justified as Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post reports a person familiar with the situation described Beal’s injury as “not good.” …according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person described...
Via KCM Sports
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

What we learned about the Wizards’ 99-86 loss to Charlotte

It’s only preseason, but after the week D.C. sports fans endured there is a lot of concern being raised all of sudden about the Washington Wizards. Friday served as a reality check for the Wizards. It was announced forward Kris Humphries will be sidelined three to four weeks following surgery on his finger to repair nerve damage. That adds on to the fact the Wizards will be without...
Via KCM Sports
October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kris Humphries out 3-4 weeks following finger surgery

The Washington Wizards have announced forward Kris Humphries will be sidelined for three to four weeks following surgery to repair nerve damage to his right small finger. Humphries lacerated his finger on the rim in the second quarter of the Wizards’ preseason 85-81 win over the Chicago Bulls Monday. Humphries cut hand b/t ring & pinky fingers & nerve damage was to pinky...
Via KCM Sports
October 10, 2014  |  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-season game...
Via RealGM
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nene among four Wizards suspended one game for leaving bench during Pierce, Noah altercation

The NBA announced on Wednesday that four Washington Wizards players were suspended for the regular season opener vs. the Miami Heat. The league accused Nene, DeJuan Blair, Daniel Orton, and Xavier Silas for leaving the bench during the altercation in Monday’s preseason game between Paul Pierce and Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah. In addition, Noah was fined $15,000 for initiating...
Via KCM Sports
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Four Wizards players suspended for one regular-season game

NEW YORK (AP) -- Washington Wizards players DeJuan Blair, Nene, Daniel Orton and Xavier Silas were each suspended for one regular-season game by the NBA on Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation between Paul Pierce and Chicago's Joakim Noah. Noah was fined $15,000 for initiating the altercation in an exhibition game Monday night in Chicago by pushing Pierce in...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

4 Wizards suspended 1 regular-season game

NEW YORK (AP) Washington Wizards players DeJuan Blair, Nene, Daniel Orton and Xavier Silas were each suspended for one regular-season game by the NBA on Wednesday for leaving the bench area during an altercation between Paul Pierce and Chicago's Joakim Noah. Noah was fined $15,000 for initiating the altercation in an exhibition game Monday night in Chicago by pushing Pierce in the...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 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

VIDEO: Wizards Media Day 2014

Disclaimer: This video may get you unreasonably super-psyched for Wizards basketball. “High expectations.” “Targets on our backs.” A chip on our shoulders.” These are how the Wizards describe their mindset going into the 2014-15 season. Check out what Drew Gooden, Nene, DeJuan Blair, Bradley Beal, and John Wall had to say in a short video […] The post VIDEO: Wizards Media...
Via Hoop District
September 30, 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
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