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4 Wizards Things to Watch This Week

Welcome back to a new weekly series by Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. The Wizards have lost two of three games for the first time this season, and, though they still have the second-best record in the East at 10-5, they’re now 2.5 games behind Toronto for the top spot, and only a half-game above Chicago. Luckily, the next two weeks or so should be one of the easier...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers-Wizards pregame dribbles

Tipoff: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, 7 p.m. Records: Cavaliers 6-7; Wizards 9-4. TV: FOX Sports Ohio (Cavaliers Live pre-game at 6:30). Radio: WTAM 1100-AM, WMMS 100.7-FM; Cavaliers Radio Network. Projected Starters Wizards: C Marcin Gortat; PF Nene Hilario; SF Paul Pierce; SG Garrett Temple; PG John Wall. Cavaliers: C Anderson Varejao; PF Kevin Love; SF LeBron James; SG Mike...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Basketball Infirmary: Week 4 Injury Analysis

Young players Michael Carter-Williams and Victor Oladipo returned to their respective teams last week, after missing the first few weeks due to injury. This week, the Washington Wizards welcomed back shooting guard Bradley Beal. He came off the bench to a standing ovation (or rather, the 25 fans in attendance stood up and cheered), but impressed in his first game of the season. In...
Via Razzball Basketball
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Wizards Things To Watch This Week

Welcome to the first in a weekly series of looks at the Wizards is Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. The NBA season is long and, if you aren’t hardcore, excessive. The average fan probably watches less than 20 full regular season games, so don’t feel bad; we’re here for you. Here are five Wizards things to watch this week. 1. Bradley Beal Is Back! This is...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards lean on their ‘Big Three’ off the bench

John Wall shot 6 of 17 from the field. Paul Pierce made just two field goals. Neither scored in the fourth quarter and yet the Washington Wizards were still able to pull off a 98-93 win over the Orlando Magic. For the third straight game the Wizards turned to their bench and they delivered. Rasual Butler, Kris Humphries, and Otto Porter scored 24 of the Wizards’ 29 points in the...
Via KCM Sports
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Garrett Temple cooling off?

Through the first week of the season everyone was crowing Garrett Temple as the next Trevor Ariza, another product of John Wall’s passing generosity, with four consecutive games with at least 12 points along with a .552 three point shooting percentage. Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman deemed Temple as the team’s “utility infielder.” Temple was playing tough defense...
Via KCM Sports
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The 5th Quarter: Wizards 107 Pistons 103

THE SCORE Wizards 107 Pistons 103 THE RECORD Washington is now 6-2 overall and 3-0 at home. ANYTHING ELSE? Yeah, the Wiz have not win six of their first eight games since 1975-76, the glory days of the franchise with Elvin Hayes and Wes Unseld playing for Dick Motta. The Wiz haven’t been 3-0 at home since 2006-07. WHY THE WIZARDS WON After playing very little defense for...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings embarrasses Garrett Temple on sick fake pass

Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings had a great game against the Washington Wizards in a losing effort tonight. Jennings poured in 32 points and dropped 10 dimes in his best game of the season. The highlight of the night came when Jennings took the ball coast-to-coast and faked a behind-the-back pass that shook guard Garrett Temple. Check it out: The post Brandon Jennings...
Via Pass The Pill
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Good, the Bad, the Ugly of the Wizards win over the Detroit Pistons

John Wall scored 27 points and added 11 assists to lead the Washington Wizards to a 107-103 win over the Detroit Pistons. The Wizards are now off to their best start in nearly forty years. #Wizards improve to 3-0 at home, 6-2 on the season. Team's best start since the 1975-76 season #WizPistons pic.twitter.com/wPnVPAWK4k — Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) November 13, 2014...
Via KCM Sports
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings Leaves Garrett Temple In the Dust After Nasty Fake Pass

Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings actually played well on Wednesday night, dropping 32 points—on 11-for-19 shooting—and 10 assists on the Washington Wizards....
Via Busted Coverage
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brandon Jennings makes Garrett Temple lose his shorts (VIDEO)

Vine Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings has some of the better streetball moves in the NBA.  I present to you Exhibit A which happened to Garrett Temple during Wednesday night’s tilt against the Washington Wizards. In transition, Jennings had no intention of giving up the rock, but he didn’t let Temple in on the secret.  A fake around-the-back pass had Temple pulling his...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons look to get on track against Wizards

The Washington Wizards are one win away from their best start in 40 years. Standing in their way Wednesday night is the Detroit Pistons - a team Washington has found considerable trouble against recently. Washington (5-2) has not won six of its first eight games since 1975-76, and will try to match that start by improving to 3-0 at home for the first time since 2006-07 (6:30 pregame...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Pistons-Wizards Preview

The Washington Wizards are one win away from their best start in 40 years. Standing in their way Wednesday night is the Detroit Pistons - a team Washington has found considerable trouble against recently. Washington (5-2) has not won six of its first eight games since 1975-76, and will try to match that start by improving to 3-0 at home for the first time since 2006-07. "We want...
Via AP on Fox
November 11, 2014  |  Discuss

It took some time, but former LSU star Garrett Temple has found offensive mojo

In his third full season with the Wizards, the Baton Rouge native is adding some offensive firepower to his repertoire.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
November 07, 2014

The 5th Quarter: Wizards 96 Pacers 94

THE SCORE Wizards 96 Pacers 94 in overtime. THE RECORD Wizards are 4-1, 2-0 at home, first place in the Southeast Division and winners of four straight games. WHY THE WIZARDS WON Same reason the Wizards won the previous night in New York — solid defense and winning the turnover battle. The Pacers hit 39% of their shots from the field, under 30% from behind the arc and...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington 96, Indiana 94 (OT); 5 November 2014 (Washington 4-1, Indiana 1-4)

Photo Credit: CSN Wizards On Wednesday night, the Wizards played the home-half of an east coast back-to-back. After a decisive win in New York, Washington headed home to face a depleted Indiana Pacers squad. Without Paul George (broken leg) or Lance Stephenson (off to Charlotte), this year’s edition of the Pacers is looking for scoring from other sources. Indiana was also on the...
Via DC Sports-Kings
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards Notebook, Regular Season Game 4: Wiz bench unit rises over Gotham

Wizards 98 Knicks 83 November 5, 2014 – Madison Square Garden, New York, NY Key Stats: Garrett Temple: 17 pts, 4-7 3PT, 2 ast, 5 reb, 1 blk, 1 stl, +20 Wizards 3rd quarter: Outscored NYK 32-15; Held Knicks to 27% FG, 6 pts from Seraphin Wizards bench: 41 points. Moment of the Night Let’s […] The post Wizards Notebook, Regular Season Game 4: Wiz bench unit rises over Gotham...
Via Hoop District
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The 5th Quarter: Wizards 98 Knicks 83

THE SCORE Wizards 98 Knicks 83. Washington has now won 4 straight over New York. THE RECORD Wizards are 3-1, 2-1 on the road, second in the Southeast Division WHY THE WIZARDS WON Defense. Washington held New York to 37 percent shooting and forced 18 turnovers. The Wizards also slowed down the Knicks on offense, allowing New York only four fast break points all night. THE GOOD...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards Win Third Straight

The Wizards moved into first place in the NBA’s Southeast Division with a 98-83 win over the New York Knicks, Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden. Paul Pierce and Garrett Temple scored 17 points apiece and the Wizards used a 14-0 third quarter run to put away the Knicks. Pierce and Temple provided the perimeter firepower needed in the absence of injured shooting guard Bradley...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington 98, New York Knicks 83; 4 November 2014 (Washington 3-1, New York 2-2)

Photo Credit: wizofawes.com On Tuesday night in fabled Madison Square Garden, a sellout crowd saw a low-scoring first half that may have reminded them of the Knicks games of the early 90s. Washington’s second unit brought that crowd back to the present with a stellar performance. Washington’s second unit outscored their New York counterparts 41-32, and fueled a second-half...
Via DC Sports-Kings
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards knock off Knicks for fourth straight time

  Paul Pierce and Garrett Temple each scored 17 points, and the Washington Wizards beat the New York Knicks for the fourth straight time, 98-83 on Tuesday night. Kevin Seraphin came off the bench and had 15 points for Washington, which pulled away with a 14-0 run in the third quarter and won its third straight game. Backup guard Andre Miller added 12 points. Iman Shumpert had 19...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards top Knicks for fourth straight time, 98-83

NEW YORK (AP) Paul Pierce and Garrett Temple each scored 17 points, and the Washington Wizards beat the New York Knicks for the fourth straight time, 98-83 on Tuesday night. Kevin Seraphin came off the bench and had 15 points for Washington, which pulled away with a 14-0 run in the third quarter and won its third straight game. Backup guard Andre Miller added 12 points. Iman Shumpert...
Via AP on Fox
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Morning Wiz: Randy Wittman’s lineup experiment and reasons not to worry about Wizards bench woes…yet

If you were to give the Wizards a 3-game assessment, you’d probably conclude that it was satisfactory. For example, we have yet to see John Wall produce less than 10 points or assists in a game. We’re seeing good 3rd quarter play. Guys like Garrett Temple and Otto Porter have risen to occasions. An identity […] The post Morning Wiz: Randy Wittman’s lineup experiment and reasons...
Via Hoop District
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards Notebook, Regular Season Game 3: ‘Twas the night of Otto

Wizards 108 Bucks 97 November 1, 2014 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC Key Stats: Nene (+15) and Marcin Gortat (+26): Combined for 42 points on 19-26 shooting. Wizards defense: forced 28 turnovers (18 steals). Career highs: Otto Porter – 21 points; Garrett Temple – 18 points. Moment of the Night Verizon Center crowd chants “OT-TO […] The post Wizards Notebook, Regular Season...
Via Hoop District
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Road reaction: Wizards 108, Bucks 97

Facing a rested Washington Wizards team on the road, the Milwaukee Bucks looked like a team playing their third game in four nights. The inside duo of Nene and Marcin Gortat were too much for the Bucks to handle, while Otto Porter Jr. and Garrett Temple went off for career nights to help the Wizards to a 108-97 victory at Verizon Center. Playing their first back-to-back of the season...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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