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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

DeJuan Blair Flips Out On Kris Humphries After Botched Rebound Attempt

The Washington Wizards are riding a 5-game losing streak, are now tied with Cleveland in the East and DeJuan Blair is ready to off one of his own teammates. During their loss in Charlotte on Thursday night, Blair and Kris Humphries both went up for a rebound and proceeded to whack it out of bounds. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian Roberts Nearly Decapitated On Brutal Screen From DeJuan Blair

TNT’s double-header wasn’t the only NBA action Thursday night, as the Hornets and Wizards faced off in Charlotte. The Hornets managed to knock of the visiting Wiz, 94-87, but at least one Hornet — Brian Roberts — walked away battered and bruised thanks to this devastating screen set by DeJuan Blair. [cjzero] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Charlotte 94, Washington 87; 5 February 2015 (Washington 31-20, Charlotte 22-27)

Photo Credit: miamiherald.com On Thursday night, the Wizards looked to break a four-game losing skid in Charlotte. For the Hornets, it was their first game since winning at Verizon Center on 2 February, their second straight win. Washington had a different type of streak hindering their progress. The Wizards had allowed 50 or more points in the first half in its last six games. Would...
Via DC Sports-Kings
February 05, 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

Washington Wizards: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Washington Wizards: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Moves Made: *Sign and Traded for Kris Humphries and DeJuan Blair *Signed Paul Pierce *Resigned Drew Gooden, Marcin Gortat, Andre Miller, Garrett Temple, and Kevin Seraphin *Gave Head Coach Randy Wittman an extension Strongest: Signing Paul Pierce After losing Trevor Ariza...
Via HoopStuff
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

The Summer of Grunfeld

After a surprising Elite Eight appearance last season, the Wiz are on a bit of a roll. First they re-signed Marcin Gortat, then they landed Paul Pierce, and now they’ve made a series of sensible moves: *Kris Humphries, PF — 3 years, $13 million (third-year team option) *DeJuan Blair, PF — 3 years, $6 million (third-year team option) *Drew Gooden, C — 1 year, $1.5 million...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
July 19, 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
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