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Bulls already mentally preparing for Wizards series

At the conclusion of Wednesday evening, the final night of the NBA’s 2013-14 regular season, all of the playoff matchups were finalized. The Bulls, the Eastern Conference’s fourth seed, will take on Washington, with Game 1 of the first-round series at 6 p.m. at the United Center. The Bulls’ overtime loss to Charlotte kept them in fourth place to finish the campaign, perhaps...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Wizards close with rout of Celtics to jump to No. 5 seed

Everything broke the right way for the Wizards, who beat the Boston Celtics and had Brooklyn Nets lose Wednesday, to jump to the No. 5 seed on the final day of the regular season. They'll play Game 1 of a first-round series at the Chicago Bulls on Sunday. The Wizards (44-38) won the season series with Chicago 2-1, with the only loss coming 96-78 on April 5 at Verizon Center...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards beat Celtics, take 5th seed in playoffs

GAME NOTES: Wizards beat the Celtics in Boston 118 to 102. Washington finishes with a record of 44-38 and 22-19 on the road. With the win and a loss by the Brooklyn Nets, Washington takes the 5th seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs by virtue of winning the season series against the Nets. They will play the Chicago Bulls in the first round of the playoffs, starting Sunday evening...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

GameDay: Wizards at Celtics – Turning tides

Wizards (43-38) at Celtics (25-56) April 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM TD Garden, Boston, MA TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Trevor Booker SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Kelly Olynyk PF- Brandon Bass SF- Jeff Green SG- Avery Bradley PG- Phil Pressey […] The post GameDay: Wizards at Celtics – Turning tides appeared...
Via Hoop District
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NBA Playoffs: Early Round Intriguing Matchups

The NBA regular season ends Wednesday night, and just about all the playoff seeds are set. There is certainly no shortage of storylines in either conference as we head into postseason play. Will the Pacers get their mojo back? Can anybody in the East beat Miami or Indiana (they both look beatable at this point)? Who will survive the Western conference road? All of these questions...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
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Washington 114, Miami 93, Game 81 of 82 (Wizards 43-38)

  Photo Credit: NBA.com   Miami didn’t care on Monday night. Yeah, the game against Washington was required by the National Basketball Association. Sure, the Miami roster has recognizable names beyond the obvious stars. Those other guys got lots of playing time Monday night, and it showed. Miami (54-27) chose to rest LeBron James and Chris Bosh on for this game. Washington led...
Via DC Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards GameDay: Beat. The. HEAT.

Heat (54-26) at Wizards (42-38) April 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Trevor Booker SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Udonis Haslem PF- Michael Beasley SF- Shane Battier SG- Dwyane Wade PG- Mario Chalmers […] The post Wizards GameDay: Beat. The. HEAT. appeared...
Via Hoop District
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards beat Bucks to remain in No. 6 seed position

After missing out on the postseason for the last five years, the Washington Wizards know what it is to be in the position of the Milwaukee Bucks, their opponent Saturday at Verizon Center — a team with nothing left to play for but pride and the hope of unhinging the playoff positioning of its opponent. After regaining their grasp of the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference playoff...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gameday: Wizards vs. Bucks – It’s how you finish

Wizards (41-38) vs Bucks (15-64) April 12, 2014 at 7:00 PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Trevor Booker SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Zaza Pachulia PF- Ersan Ilyasova SF- Khris Middleton SG- Nate Wolters PG- Brandon Knight […] The post Gameday: Wizards vs. Bucks – It’s...
Via Hoop District
4 days ago  |  Discuss

GameDay: Wizards at Magic – Don’t fail me now..

Wizards (40-38) at Magic (23-55) April 11, 2014 at 7:00 PM Amway Center, Orlando, FL TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Trevor Booker SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Dewayne Dedmon PF- Kyle O’Quinn SF- Maurice Harkless SG- Arron Afflalo PG- Jameer Nelson […] The post GameDay: Wizards at Magic – Don...
Via Hoop District
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards use WNBA fill-in to replace Trevor Ariza in team photo

Washington Wizards small forward Trevor Ariza was unable to be in the team photo this year because he is battling the flu. Naturally the team can’t have Ariza around the team with the flu, so they needed a fill-in that could somewhat resemble the 6’8″ wing player. That’s where former Wizards player and current Washington Mystics Player Personnel Manager Awvee Storey comes...
Via Pass The Pill
6 days ago  |  Discuss

GameDay: Wizards vs. Bobcats – Leave no stone unturned

Bobcats (39-38) at Wizards (40-37) April 9, 2014 at 7:00 PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Trevor Booker SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Cody Zeller PF- Al Jefferson SF- Michael Kidd-Gilchrist SG- Gerald Henderson PG- Kemba Walker […] The post GameDay: Wizards vs. Bobcats...
Via Hoop District
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Looming Frontcourt Problems

Wizards Facing Looming Frontcourt Problems By Jennifer Fazioli: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff,,, After securing their first postseason berth since the 2007-08 season when the team’s starting lineup still included Gilbert Arenas, Caron Butler, and Antawn Jamison, the Wizards are rightfully optimistic but also looking to the future. Currently occupying sixth place in the East with a record...
Via HoopStuff
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards 90, Knicks 89

Like the last time the Wizards were in Madison Square Garden, they had to gut out a tight fourth-quarter to win their second game in a row and beat the New York Knicks for the third time this season. It also marks the first season sweep for Washington in 29 years. Bradley Beal led the Wizards (40-36) with 28 points on 12-for-22 shooting, five rebounds and two steals. On Dec. 16...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Study Finds Isiah Thomas As Best Drafting GM Since 1989

Isiah Thomas is the best drafting general manager in the NBA, according to an empirical study conducted by ESPN. While with the Toronto Raptors and New York Knicks, Thomas had a Net Expected Wins Average of +1.7 per pick. Thomas drafted Damon Stoudamire seventh overall in 1995 and Tracy McGrady at ninth during his tenure with the Raptors. David Lee, Trevor Ariza, Wilson Chandler...
Via RealGM
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards' Trevor Ariza reacts to getting pulled over by police

Anyone who has ever been pulled over by a police officer knows the feeling.It doesn't matter how big or small the reason was for getting cited in the first place. All that matters is the fear and dread of coming face-to-face with the law.With that being said, Trevor Ariza of the Washington Wizards decided to give his Instagram followers a candid reaction of himself getting busted...
Via Bush League Chronicle
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards jump all over Boston en route to a 118-92 victory

The Washington Wizards jumped all over the Celtics tonight scoring 22 points in less than 6 minutes before going on a scoring drought, eventually leading Boston 29-21 after one.Rajon Rondo single-handedly did everything he could to keep Boston in the contest scoring 10 points on 5-8 shooting while also doling out two assists and snaring three rebounds in the quarter. Marcin Gortat...
Via Celtics Life
14 days ago  |  Discuss

GameDay: Wizards vs. Celtics – Containing the wrath

Celtics (23-51) at Wizards (38-36) April 2, 2014 at 7:00 PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Trevor Booker SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Kris Humphries PF- Brandon Bass SF- Jeff Green SG- Avery Bradley PG- Rajon Rondo […] The post GameDay: Wizards vs. Celtics – Containing...
Via Hoop District
14 days ago  |  Discuss

For Wizards, it is about time to start winning ☆

The Washington Wizards have won 36 games so far this year. They have put themselves squarely in the Playoff race with the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference standings. It is the first time they could say any of that since 2008. Barring some epic collapse, Washington will be back in the Playoffs this season. For John Wall, it feels like it is about time. Wall was the top overall...
Via Crossover Chronicles
14 days ago  |  Discuss

GameDay: Wizards at Bobcats – The magic number

Wizards (38-35) at Bobcats (35-38) March 31, 2014 at 7:00 PM Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, NC TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Trevor Booker SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Al Jefferson PF- Josh McRoberts SF- Michael Kidd-Gilchrist SG- Gerald Henderson PG- […] The post GameDay: Wizards at Bobcats...
Via Hoop District
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards on verge of playoffs, Nene returns soon

The Washington Wizards went into last night hoping for a loss by the New York Knicks that would put our DC ballers into the NBA playoffs. Didn’t happen. The Knicks unexpectedly beat the Golden State Warriors in an old school 89-84 brickfest that would have brought a smile to the face of Pat Riley back in the day. Washington, currently sitting in the 6th seed in the Eastern Conference...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza uncertain about status for Charlotte

Trevor Ariza grimaced and flashed uncomfortable grins as he answered questions following the Wizards’ 101-97 victory over the Atlanta Hawks. On a night in which players were slipping and sliding all over a slick court, which was the result of condensation from a hockey game played earlier, Ariza took the nastiest spill and injured his left groin in the process. After moving gingerly...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

GameDay: Wizards vs. Suns – Are the Wiz hungry enough?

Suns (42-29) at Wizards (36-34) March 26, 2014 at 7:00 PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Trevor Booker SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Miles Plumlee PF- Channing Frye SF- P.J. Tucker SG- Eric Bledsoe PG- Goran Dragic […] The post GameDay: Wizards vs. Suns – Are the Wiz...
Via Hoop District
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Balanced effort provides Wizards a lift with 117-107 win over the Lakers

The Washington Wizards’ 117-107 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers was pretty much secured when Trevor Ariza tracked a rebound in front of his bench and handed the ball off to John Wall — but the fireworks were just about to begin. Before Wall could even start up the court, tempers flared after Drew Gooden got tangled with former Wizard Nick Young and ripped through his arm...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Blazers features a ‘flowery’ backcourt matchup

Wizards (35-32) at Trail Blazers (44-24) March 20, 2014 at 10:00 PM Moda Center, Portland, OR TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Trevor Booker SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Robin Lopez PF- Dorell Wright SF- Nicolas Batum SG- Wesley Matthews PG- Damian […] The post Wizards vs. Blazers features a ‘flowery’...
Via Hoop District
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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