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The Wizards equated their owner to Martin Luther King Jr

This got lost over the weekend, but on Saturday, the Washington Wizards honored the end of Black History Month by posting an image on Facebook that seemed to be equating Martin Luther King Jr. to team owner Ted Leonsis. Well, that’s not at all ridiculous. And what’s with the Leonsis quote? It’s not even somewhat inspirational or meaningful! [Vice Sports] The post The Wizards...
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Wizards-Bulls Preview

With their former MVP sidelined at least a month and a key reserve day to day, the Chicago Bulls are now prepared to potentially be minus their leading scorer for the immediate future. Looking to end their home struggles versus Washington, the Bulls could be without All-Star Jimmy Butler on Tuesday night as they try to extend the Wizards' season-high road skid to eight games. Two...
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Wizards end losing streak with win over Pistons as Wall leads way

  John Wall scored 22 points, Nene added 21 and the Washington Wizards ended their six-game losing streak with a 99-95 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night. The Wizards, who had lost 11 of 13, won despite blowing a 21-point second-half lead. Marcin Gortat scored 16 points and grabbed 17 rebounds for Washington. With the Wizards up by one, Bradley Beal made his first free...
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Pistons' rally comes up shorty in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Wall scored 22 points, Nene added 21 and the Washington Wizards ended their six-game losing streak with a 99-95 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night. The Wizards, who had lost 11 of 13, won despite blowing a 21-point second-half lead. Marcin Gortat scored 16 points and grabbed 17 rebounds for Washington. With the Wizards up by one, Bradley Beal made...
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Pistons' rally comes up short in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) -- John Wall scored 22 points, Nene added 21 and the Washington Wizards ended their six-game losing streak with a 99-95 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night. The Wizards, who had lost 11 of 13, won despite blowing a 21-point second-half lead. Marcin Gortat scored 16 points and grabbed 17 rebounds for Washington. With the Wizards up by one, Bradley Beal made...
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Wizards end losing streak with 99-95 win over Pistons

WASHINGTON (AP) John Wall scored 22 points, Nene added 21 and the Washington Wizards ended their six-game losing streak with a 99-95 win over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night. The Wizards, who had lost 11 of 13, won despite blowing a 21-point second-half lead. Marcin Gortat scored 16 points and grabbed 17 rebounds for Washington. With the Wizards up by one, Bradley Beal made...
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Wizards Edge Pistons To End Skid

The Wizards nearly blew a 21-point lead, but held on to beat the Detroit Pistons 99-95 on Saturday night at the Verizon Center. The win ends Washington’s NBA leading six game losing streak and is just their third win in their last 15 games. #WizPistons NATCA Flight of the Night: @NeneHilario42 with the big slam! http://t.co/JNkAyfsEox pic.twitter.com/61WAxf5XZg — Monumental...
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GM58: Rapid (Everybody Beats the Wiz) Reacts

Washington Wizards 81 FinalRecap | Box Score 89 Philadelphia 76ers Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, PF 29 MIN | 4-9 FG | 0-4 FT | 8 REB | 4 AST | 2 STL | 1 BLK | 2 TO | 10 PTS | +8 +/-A near double-double for Embiid’s babysitter, but he is still launching way to many threes for my tastes and I love the the three ball. Robert Covington, SF 26 MIN | 3-9 FG | 5-5 FT | 6 REB | 0...
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Pistons look to rebound at Washington tonight

Coming off their worst shooting performance of the season, the scuffling Washington Wizards will have to face a team that beat them this past weekend. Playing their fourth game in five nights, the Wizards look to avoid a second loss in six days to the Detroit Pistons in hopes of averting their longest skid in two-plus years (6:30 p.m. pregame, 7 p.m. tip-off). Washington (33-26)...
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Pistons look to rebound at Washington tonight

Coming off their worst shooting performance of the season, the scuffling Washington Wizards will have to face a team that beat them this past weekend. Playing their fourth game in five nights, the Wizards look to avoid a second loss in six days to the Detroit Pistons in hopes of averting their longest skid in two-plus years (6:30 p.m. pregame, 7 p.m. tip-off). Washington (33-26)...
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Pistons-Wizards Preview

Coming off their worst shooting performance of the season, the scuffling Washington Wizards will have to face a team that beat them this past weekend. Playing their fourth game in five nights, the Wizards look to avoid a second loss in six days to the Detroit Pistons in hopes of averting their longest skid in two-plus years. Washington (33-26) was in second place in the Eastern Conference...
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Nerlens Noel has block party against Wizards (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel led the way during Friday night's 89-81 win over Washington with 14 points and 13 rebounds. Noel also had three blocks, including these two tremendous stuffs of Nene and Marcin Gortat:It's good to see the Sixers fans getting a good show for their money.H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
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Wizards Hit Rock Bottom In Philly

It’s not a good thing… when a team that is trying to lose beats you. The Wizards falling for the sixth straight game, a 89-81 loss to the Sixers in Philadelphia on Friday night. .@NerlensNoel3 is ruthless. https://t.co/MplApOvIK4 — Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) February 28, 2015 The Wizards again shorthanded, playing without shooting guard Bradley Beal (stress reaction,...
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Nerlens Noel makes two devastating blocks against Wizards

The Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards, 89-81, and Nerlens Noel ended with 14 points, 13 rebounds, and three blocks. Two of those three blocks were really jarring. First, on Nene: And second, Marcin Gortat: Those were some mean rejections, Noel. *** Nerlens Noel pic from Getty Images. Vines from the Sixers.
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Wizards at Sixers Pregame: Will There Finally Be Light?

Washington (33-25) at Philadephia (12-45) February 27, 2015 at 7:00 PM TV: CSNWashington Radio: 99.1FM Tale of the Tape Last time they met was.. January 19, 2015 @ Verizon Center, Washington, DC – Wizards 111, Sixers 76 Game Notebook 42, Wizards vs. Sixers: Slow to start, fast and furious to finish What to Watch: The […] The post Wizards at Sixers Pregame: Will There Finally...
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Wizards-76ers Preview

Rather than breaking their slump with an easy victory over one of the NBA's worst teams, the Washington Wizards hit a new low. They would do it again by losing Friday night. Following an embarrassing loss, the visiting Wizards hope to avoid another one with Bradley Beal likely to return against the lifeless Philadelphia 76ers. Washington (33-25) has lost five in a row and 10 of 12...
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Hoop District’s Wizards Best Smile Tournament, Round 1

Man! The Wizards sure are’t giving us a lot to smile about these days. The All-Star break was over a while ago, but considering this current 5-game slide it’s been unclear game whether the team knows that or not. But let’s try to be positive! The players spent the All-Star break smiling at big city […] The post Hoop District’s Wizards Best Smile Tournament, Round 1 appeared...
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John Wall ‘Quick Fast’ Illustration

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall looking quick fast in this illustration by Robert Generette III from Washington DC. The post John Wall ‘Quick Fast’ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Wizards Tailspin Continues

The Wizards have won only twice in the past month, now losers of five straight after a 97-77 drubbing at the hands of the Timberwolves in Minnesota on Wednesday night. Perhaps Wednesday night’s loss can be contributed to the hype surrounding Kevin Garnett’s return to the T-Wolves. KG with only five points, but added eight rebounds a pair of assists and blocks and a steal along...
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Kris Humphries posterizes Adreian Payne in Wizards-Wolves

For all intents and purposes, this game in Minnesota is all about Kevin Garnett. But a former reality star is there to steal the show. Get out of the way, Adreian Payne. Here comes Kris Humphries: Fantastic poster dunk by Hump. Even if it moved at the speed of a tortoise: *** Kris Humphries pic from Getty Images.
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Paul Pierce ruled out with bruised knee against Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce was a late scratch Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of a bruised knee. Pierce knocked knees with a Golden State defender in the closing seconds of a loss on Tuesday night, but coach Randy Wittman said before the game against the Wolves that he expected his veteran to be available. Pierce tried to warmup...
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Wizards at Wolves Pregame: Yay! A Team With a Losing Record!

Washington (34-22) at Minnesota (12-43) February 25, 2015 at 8:00 PM TV: CSNWashington Radio: 99.1FM Tale of the Tape Last time they met was.. December 14, 2014 @ Verizon Center, DC – Wizards 109, Wolves 95 Game Notebook 24, Wizards vs. Wolves: Wall, Butler turn Wolves into pups One of the more comedic sequences in […] The post Wizards at Wolves Pregame: Yay! A Team With a Losing...
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How Stephen Curry got the sparks flowing, before catching fire against the Wizards

How Stephen Curry got the sparks flowing, before catching fire against the Wizards (and everyone else). Stephen Curry has become a nationwide phenomenon. The 6’2” kid from Davidson, once considered a risky prospect, and a role player at best, is now placed with LeBron James in the conversation of “best player in the NBA.” He […] The post How Stephen Curry got the sparks...
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Game Notebook 57, Wizards vs. Warriors: Reeling Wiz Torched by Curry; 26 Turnovers

Warriors 114 Wizards 107 February 24, 2015 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC The Wizards finally played with the energy we’ve been looking for. Coach Randy Wittman said after the game, “that’s the hardest we’ve played in weeks.” Paul Pierce scored 24 points, including a 3rd quarter in which he matched a scorching hot Stephen Curry […] The post Game Notebook 57, Wizards...
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Warriors Too Much For Wizards

The Wizards tail spin continues, Washington losing for the fourth straight time, a 114-107 loss to the Warriors on Tuesday night at the Verizon Center. Stephon Curry returning from a one game absence due to a sore right foot, to lead the Warriors (44-10) with 32 points. VIDEO: Stephen Curry Completely Toys With The Wizards – http://t.co/fKWzomC4vQ pic.twitter.com/wYsJdryJWP ...
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