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James Harden's 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards

  One game after clinching a playoff berth, the Rockets delayed the Wizards' bid to secure their own spot, beating Washington 99-91 Sunday behind James Harden's 24 points. Houston entered the day third in the Western Conference, a half-game behind No. 2 Memphis. Washington is fifth in the East and still had a chance to end Sunday with a guaranteed place in the postseason, depending...
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John Wall gets flying block on Corey Brewer during Wizards-Rockets

There are few players in today’s game of basketball like Washington Wizards star John Wall and during today’s Wizards-Rockets game, he showed off his defensive side. In the third quarter of play, Houston’s Corey Brewer appeared to have an easy lay-up but watch as Wall flies to get the big block: Impressive John, very impressive! *** Wall flying block [James Hebert] Wall image...
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Washington Wizards Take Down Charlotte Hornets in Double-Overtime Thriller

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards shoots against Mo Williams #7 of the Charlotte Hornets during a game at the Verizon Center on March 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Washington Wizards snapped a four-game skid against the Hornets Friday night in double overtime behind 32 points, 9 rebounds and 6 assists from star point guard John Wall....
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Wizards’ Identity Crisis

Marcin Gortat #4 of the Washington Wizards reacts after losing to the Indiana Pacers at Verizon Center on March 25, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Washington Wizards lost five consecutive games out of the all-star break, went 7-2 in their next nine games and then dropped four straight before defeating the Charlotte Hornets Friday night in double...
Via The Sports Journal
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Washington Wizards Ink 13-Year-Old with Brain Cancer to One-Game Contract

The Washington Wizards signed Nitin Ramachandran for the game against the Charlotte Hornets on March 27, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Washington Wizards defeated the Charlotte Hornets Friday night in a double-overtime thriller wrought with the kind of emotion that turns ordinary people into sports fans. Earlier in the day, the...
Via The Sports Journal
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Rockets-Wizards Preview

With MVP candidate James Harden leading the way, the Houston Rockets are officially headed back to the postseason. The Washington Wizards have a chance to lock up a spot as soon as Sunday. Houston tries to keep rolling as it visits the Wizards, who are looking to sweep the season series for the first time since 1989. The Rockets (49-23) clinched their third consecutive postseason...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards outlast Hornets in 2OT

The Charlotte Hornets and Washington Wizards were neck-and-neck until the very end in a battle of attrition last night in D.C. as the Wizards got the better of Charlotte in double-overtime, 110-107. It was a hard-fought game as Al Jefferson and John Wall led their respective teams in scoring with Jefferson notching 31 points on 14 of 24 shooting and Wall finishing with 32 points...
Via Trade Street Post
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Youthful Back Court Gives Washington Wizards a Needed Jolt

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards shoots over Mo Williams #7, Al Jefferson #25 and Kemba Walker #15 of the Charlotte Hornets in the first overtime at Verizon Center on March 27, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) “I think we’re definitely the best back court in the league.” A bold claim, made by Washington Wizards’ shooting guard Bradley Beal...
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Wall leads Wizards past Hornets in double-overtime

  John Wall scored seven of his game-high 32 points in the second overtime, and the Washington Wizards held off the Charlotte Hornets 110-107 on Friday night. Wall's pull-up jumper with 9.9 seconds left made it 110-107, and Charlotte's Mo Williams and Al Jefferson missed 3-pointers in the final seconds. It was Wall's second game in a row with 30-plus points as the Wizards (41-32...
Via AP on Fox
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Hornets fall to Wizards in double overtime

WASHINGTON -- John Wall scored seven of his game-high 32 points in the second overtime, and the Washington Wizards held off the Charlotte Hornets 110-107 on Friday night. Wall's pull-up jumper with 9.9 seconds left made it 110-107, and Charlotte's Mo Williams and Al Jefferson missed 3-pointers in the final seconds. It was Wall's second game in a row with 30-plus points as the Wizards...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wall leads Wizards past Hornets 110-107 in double-overtime

WASHINGTON (AP) John Wall scored seven of his game-high 32 points in the second overtime, and the Washington Wizards held off the Charlotte Hornets 110-107 on Friday night. Wall's pull-up jumper with 9.9 seconds left made it 110-107, and Charlotte's Mo Williams and Al Jefferson missed 3-pointers in the final seconds. It was Wall's second game in a row with 30-plus points as the...
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Wizards Edge Hornets In Two OT

The Wizards snap their four game losing streak with a 110-107 double overtime win over the Hornets on Friday night at the Verizon Center. Washington bounced back from a tough loss against Indiana on Wednesday, opening up a crucial five game home stand. John Wall was his usual self against Charlotte, leading the way with a game high 32 points, nine rebounds and six assists. Bradley...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards Sign Veteran Point Guard Will Bynum

Will Bynum #12 of the Detroit Pistons handles the ball against the Philadelphia 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center on March 29, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Wizards announced the signing of 32-year-old Will Bynum, who is best known for his time in Detroit from 2008-2014, to a 10-day contract this morning. Guard Toure’ Murry was released...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Hornets Pregame: The Struggle is Real

Charlotte (30-40) at Washington (40-32) Verizon Center, Washington, DC March 27, 2015 at 7:00 PM TV: CSNWashington Radio: 99.1FM Tale of the Tape Last time they met was.. March 9, 2015 @ Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte – Wizards 95, Hornets 69 Game Notebook 64, Wizards at Hornets: Damn They Needed That The Wizards rolled […] The post Wizards vs. Hornets Pregame: The Struggle...
Via Hoop District
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Toure' Murry Waived By Wizards

The Washington Wizards have waived Toure' Murry to create a roster spot for Will Bynum. Murry appeared in three games for the Wizards and averaged 1.5 points in 4.3 minutes per game.
Via RealGM
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Sign Will Bynum To 10-Day Contract

The Washington Wizards have signed Will Bynum to a 10-day contract. Bynum (6-0, 185) has played seven seasons with Golden State and Detroit appearing in 353 career regular season games while averaging 8.2 points, 3.3 assists and 1.6 assists in 18.5 minutes per game. Undrafted out of Georgia Tech in 2005, Bynum enjoyed his best season in 2009-10 for the Detroit Pistons when he...
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Hornets-Wizards Preview

John Wall is concerned that the stumbling Washington Wizards could make only a brief appearance in the playoffs - and now his backcourt mate is again injured. Just reaching the postseason figures to be difficult for the Charlotte Hornets with Al Jefferson not at 100 percent. Wall and the Wizards may be without Bradley Beal as they try to end a four-game slide Friday night against...
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Randy Wittman leaves court before Wizards officially lose in one-possession game

There wasn't much chance that the Washington Wizards would pull out a win or even overtime Wednesday night at home against the Indiana Pacers. George Hill hit a go-ahead layup with 2.7 seconds remaining and the Wizards found themselves down two with no timeouts. Rasual Butler was forced to launch a potential game-winning 3-pointer from halfcourt. Again, there was very little chance...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Randy Wittman starts to leave the court before the Wizards final possession

The Washington Wizards have been one of the most up and down teams in the NBA this season. The young Wizards got off to a great start at the beginning of the season, but now things have changed. The team is heading down the wrong path and at the worse time with the playoffs a few weeks away. Head coach Randy Wittman has been frustrated with his young team and it was on display last...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall and the Washington Wizards are in huge trouble

John Wall The Washington Wizard’s loss against the league leading Golden State Warriors exposed the many problems the Wizards face with the playoffs approaching.  Losing by more than 30 points will usually do that to a team. The offensive woes continue for Randy Wittman’s team even after he publicly called out his team to focus on getting stops and not worry about who was taking...
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Game Notebook 72, Wizards vs. Pacers: A Final Play Blunder Pulls Defeat Out of the Jaws of Victory

Pacers 103 Wizards 101 March 25, 2015 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC Game Leaders: In the words of the great Steve Buchkantz: “Dagger!” If you thought losing three straight by 23 points per game was bad, this was worse. Much, much worse. This was not getting beaten by a better team, or just playing an […] The post Game Notebook 72, Wizards vs. Pacers: A Final Play Blunder...
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Gheorghe Muresan, Lionel Messi hang out at Wizards game (PHOTOS)

Former Wizards center Gheorghe Muresan is quite a bit taller than Lionel Messi. He’s almost double the Argentinian soccer star’s size. So when the two hung out at the Pacers-Wizards game on Wednesday night, it was instantly clear that Muresan is just a bit too tall to play soccer. Check out the photos and see for yourself. "Hola, Gheorghe" – Leo Messi #WizPacers pic...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards' Beal leaves game in 1st quarter with ankle sprain

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal left the game against the Indiana Pacers late in the first quarter Wednesday night with a right ankle sprain. The Wizards said he would not return. Beal was driving to the basket on a fast break when he he slipped and fell in the lane, ending up underneath the basket. He was able to get to his feet and walked unaided to the locker...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Pacers Pregame: A Chip on the Shoulder

Indiana (30-40) at Washington (40-31) Verizon Center, Washington, DC March 25, 2015 at 7:00 PM TV: CSNWashington Radio: 99.1FM Tale of the Tape Last time they met was.. November 8, 2014 @ Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Washington, DC – Wizards 97, Pacers 90 Game Notebook 7, Wizards at Pacers: Another late scare survived against Indiana Nene […] The post Wizards vs. Pacers Pregame:...
Via Hoop District
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce accused of leaving New York apartment ‘in shambles’

When Paul Pierce departed the Brooklyn Nets for the Washington Wizards, he left behind more than just 13.5 points per game and his veteran leadership. According to his former landlords, Pierce also left a high-end condo “in shambles.” According to Barbara Ross of the NY Daily News, the owners of a condo in Tribeca filed...Read More
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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