NBA says traveling call was missed late in Heat's loss to Wizards

MIAMI (AP) -- A critical 3-pointer that helped the Washington Wizards defeat the Miami Heat should not have counted because of an uncalled traveling violation, the NBA said Tuesday.The league said Bradley Beal traveled on the play where he passed to Gary Neal for a 3-pointer with just over a minute left in Miami on Monday night. Instead of the Heat having the ball down by two, they...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA says traveling call was missed late in Wizards-Heat game

MIAMI (AP) A critical 3-pointer that helped the Washington Wizards defeat the Miami Heat should not have counted because of an uncalled traveling violation, the NBA said Tuesday. The league said Bradley Beal traveled on the play where he passed to Gary Neal for a 3-pointer with just over a minute left in Miami on Monday night. Instead of the Heat having the ball down by two, they...
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December 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Heat vs. Washington Wizards Game Recap: Heat Dropped by Wizards After Controversial Final Stretch

(Miami, FL) – Following a commanding 99-84 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night, the Miami Heat (12-7) fell 114-103 to the Washington Wizards (9-10) in a thrilling contest at American Airlines Arena on Monday night. Despite losing by 11, the final score was not indicative of how close the game was down the stretch. With the Heat down 105-103 and after what looked...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Debatable call leads to crucial 3-pointer as Heat fall to Wizards

MIAMI (AP) -- John Wall scored 26 points one night after leaving a game with a sore knee, Gary Neal added 21 including a debated 3-pointer with just over a minute left and the Washington Wizards beat the Miami Heat 114-103 on Monday night.Bradley Beal scored 21 and Otto Porter finished with 13 points and 14 rebounds for Washington, which never trailed in the fourth.The Heat argued...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Constant Development

The Boston Celtics have won 3 out of their last 5 and are currently 9-7 overall. While this is not a great record, they are in a good position for when they finally do put everything together and make a run on the Eastern Conference. The key to reaching that point of making a run, however, is constant development. The team has played well, but they cannot become complacent and rest...
November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The Beast of the East: Who can conquer the Cavs?

It could be a year for Cavs in American basketball — Virginia in college, and Cleveland in the pros. The city of Cleveland is America’s most gut-punched sports city. There is no debate. The Chicago Cubs are the most gut-punched team, but the Windy City has the Blackhawks. Chicago had the Bulls in the 1990s. It had the Bears in the 1980s. Buffalo comes in second place, but that...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA Season Preview: Washington Wizards

Here's the next installment of our team-by-team season preview series on the Washington Wizards: 2014-15 Record: 46-36 Notable Acquisitions: Jared Dudley (Trade), Alan Anderson (FA), Kelly Oubre (Draft), Gary Neal (FA) Notable Departures: Paul Pierce Temperature Check: After a promising postseason run was derailed by an injury to John Wall, the Wizards chose to mostly stand...
Via RealGM - NBA
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New Wizards' shooter may give team the spark it needs

The Washington Wizards are serious about becoming a faster, more versatile basketball team, and Gary Neal is one offseason addition who proves their commitment.Neal is a three-point marksman who can capably attack a bent defense and run a decent pick-and-roll. If he's playing over 25 minutes a night, something bad happened, but as Bradley Beal's backup Neal fits in great.Here's more...
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October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Washington to sign Jaleel Roberts

The Washington Wizards spent their offseason downsizing their roster. They signed Jared Dudley to play some stretch four and invested on the wing with guys like Alan Anderson, Gary Neal and Kelly Oubre Jr..  But no matter how fast the league drifts to the perimeter, seven footers will always be important. With that in mind, the Wizards have reportedly brought one in on a non-guaranteed...
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August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

10 Tweets To Catch Up On Wizards Free Agency

Courtesy of Kevin Broom, one of the smarter Wiz watchers I know. (Note: “PPA” stands for Player Production Average, which is a stat Broom developed.) Finally had a few minutes to look at #Wizards FA/trade acquisitions. — Kevin Broom (@Broom_Kevin) July 10, 2015 Dudley was a great pickup. Traded nothing for a solid SF that provides insurance for Porter/Oubre and preserves...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards announce signing of Gary Neal

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Wizards have announced the signing of free agent guard Gary Neal on Thursday. Neal, 30, averaged 10.1 points in 54 games last season with Charlotte and Minnesota. He is a 38.1 percent shooter from 3-point range in his career. The Baltimore native is one of Washington's veteran offseason acquisitions following Paul Pierce's departure to the Los Angeles...
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July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Getting To Know The New Guy: Alan Anderson

As the league continues to advance through its annual heat wave of free agency, the Washington Wizards have partaken in a good portion of the summertime activities with the one-year signings of Gary Neal, Jared Dudley, and most recently Alan Anderson. Still missing in action is that highly coveted stretch big that would replace the […] The post Getting To Know The New Guy: Alan...
Via Hoop District
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Are The Wizards Done?

With the attention now turning to Summer League play, is the Wizards 2015-’16 roster nearly set? The top targets, Paul Pierce and David West have taken their talents to Los Angeles and San Antonio. Kelly Oubre, Jared Dudley and Gary Neal have been added bringing the roster to 13 players. Plenty of people were surprised Paul Pierce departed for L.A., Bradley Beal wasn't one of...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards, Gary Neal Agree Upon One-Year, $2.1M Deal

The Washington Wizards have agreed upon a one-year, $2.1 million deal with Gary Neal. The Wizards used its bi-annual exception upon Neal. Neal grew up in Baltimore and gets to play close to home with John Wall and Bradley Beal. Beal last played with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Via RealGM
July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards agree to $2.1M, 1-year deal with SG Gary Neal

WASHINGTON (AP) Free-agent shooting guard Gary Neal has agreed to a $2.1 million, one-year contract with the Washington Wizards. Agent David Bauman says Neal wanted to join a playoff team after finishing last season with the league-worst Minnesota Timberwolves. The 30-year-old Neal is returning to his roots: He was born in Maryland and played college basketball at Towson. He has...
Via AP on Fox
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Gary Neal: "You've got to go where the checks are"

Two summers ago, Gary Neal voluntarilly forfeited the opportunity to chase a championship by signing with the Milwaukee Bucks instead of re-signing with the San Antonio Spurs—€”the team that made him an NBA player.  Ever since, Neal has bounced around the league, and he's currently coming off the bench for the 14-51 Minnesota Timberwolves. Before yesterday's game against his...
Via Fox Sports
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

The Atlanta Hawks Can Still Add To Their Roster Despite Quiet Deadline

Atlanta Hawks head coach and acting general Manager Mike Budenholzer talks to the media during the 2015 All-star Weekend at Madison Square Garden on February 15, 2015 in New York, New York. (Mandatory credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Eastern Conference leading Atlanta Hawks let one of the louder trade deadlines in recent memory come and go without making a sound. While fellow conference...
Via The Sports Journal
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Wolves newcomer Neal faces uncertain future

MINNEAPOLIS -- After his first Timberwolves practice, Gary Neal needed more than one set of instructions from a team staffer to navigate the Target Center's labyrinth of hallways and elevators. As he was led from the Lifetime Fitness practice facility back to the dressing room Wednesday night, he studied the route, raising his eyebrows at its complexity. He might not need to know...
Via Fox Sports North
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Timberwolves Trade Mo Williams, Troy Daniels to Charlotte Hornets for Gary Neal, Draft Pick

JANUARY 21: Mo Williams #25 of the Minnesota Timberwolves during the game against the Dallas Mavericks on January 21, 2015 at Target Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Charlotte Hornets have found the player they need to improve the point guard position as the team reportedly acquired Mo Williams and Troy Daniels from the Minnesota Timberwolves...
Via The Sports Journal
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking: Hornets Acquire Mo Williams, And Troy Daniels

The Charlotte Hornets have acquired guards Mo Williams, and Troy Daniels from the Minnesota Timberwolves for guard Gary Neal, and a 2019 second-round pick per Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. This deal comes just a day after reports indicated talks between the two teams had stalled. Charlotte seemed to be determined to bolster their back-court in the extended absence of Kemba...
Via Trade Street Post
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets acquire Mo Williams from the Timberwolves

The Charlotte Hornets made a rather solid move on Tuesday in hopes of propelling them to the playoffs this season. Picking talent from a last-place Minnesota Timberwolves squad, the Hornets acquired guards Mo Williams and Troy Daniels from Minnesota in exchange for Gary Neal and a second-round pick (in 2019). Williams—now in his 12th season—was performing at a pretty high level...
Via Sportsnaut
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets get Mo Williams from Wolves for Gary Neal

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Charlotte Hornets have acquired veteran point guard Mo Williams from the Minnesota Timberwolves for guard Gary Neal. The Hornets will also get shooting guard Troy Daniels and will send a second-round pick to the Timberwolves. The deal was announced on Tuesday. The 32-year-old Williams is averaging 12.2 points and 6.4 assists per game in 41 games, including 19...
Via AP on Fox
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

No more Mo: Williams, Daniels dealt to Hornets for Neal, pick

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Timberwolves have traded guards Mo Williams and Troy Daniels to Charlotte in exchange for Gary Neal and a 2019 second-round pick which originally belonged to Miami. The deal essentially gives rebuilding Minnesota another draft pick to use and sheds  Daniels' contract, which runs through the end of next season. In return, the Hornets get a veteran point guard in...
Via Fox Sports North
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Hornets Win 2 in a Row; Is this the Turning Point?

Hornets fans, our beloved team has now won 2 games in a row.  I didn’t write an article after the victory in Philly because honestly, it was a game that we should have won.  I mean honestly, a team with 24 turnovers in a game should not win.  I feel bad for the Sixers though.  They really are trying.  They did have 12 blocks on the night.  That’s pretty impressive.  I...
Via Trade Street Post
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlotte Hornets: Gary Neal is lighting it up

The Charlotte Hornets have been pretty awful so far this season.  Charlotte currently sits at 4-11 and hosts 11-3 Portland on Wednesday. The offensive performances and defensive performances have been spotty all season.  They are simply finding ways to lose games instead of finding ways to win them. Gary Neal has been playing great this season. One bright spot for the Hornets...
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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