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Paul Pierce Has the Aces Up His Sleeve

After his recent move from the aging Brooklyn Nets to Washington Wizards, the former Playoff Winner, Pierce is entering the twilight years of his career. Once seen as one of the best players in the NBA, Pierce is a 10-time NBA All Star and he’s the 18th highest scorer in NBA history. But his talents aren’t restricted to basketball, and as his career in the NBA comes to end, Pierce...
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Dion Waiters On Wizards Having The Best Backcourt: “That’s Nonsense”

The Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal announced during their media day that the NBA’s best backcourt plays in the nation’s capital. “Just in terms of what we’re capable of doing, the confidence that we have in that. At the same time we got to prove it,” Beal gave for his reasoning. Dion Waiters, the Cavaliers second […] The post Dion Waiters On Wizards Having The Best...
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Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Wizards are Beefing

On NBA Media Day, everybody gets to be number one. All the ideals of the upcoming season are fresh, unspoiled by the slog of reality. Players spout...
Via Athlon Sports
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Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews: Paul Pierce

2013-2014 Key Stats Games played, started: 75, 68 Total minutes, per game: 2098, 20.8 Total points, per game: 1010, 13.5 Assists per game: 2.4 Steals per game: 1.1 I’d removed the bandages from my Wizards playoff exit wounds. I’d recovered. I was optimistic. My team is going somewhere, I’d say to myself. This is a […] The post Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews: Paul Pierce...
Via Hoop District
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Wizards see bright spots in Nene's summer routine

Unlike an offseason ago, when Nene did virtually nothing but rest, he did a 180-degree turn and played for Brazil's national team and the result is coming into camp in top condition. More importantly for the Wizards, he's without injury entering their second day of training camp at Verizon Center on Wednesday. Nene is noticeably more trim and has a significantly better supporting...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Reigniting the Cavs-Wizards rivalry

Earlier this summer, shortly after the Cleveland Cavaliers fell on the sunny side of an enormous LeBron James decision, NBA TV launched into a string of The King and the Cavs’ finest playoff games during his first term. Take away a Game 5 iconic, “balls-to-the-wall” night in Michigan in 2007 or a Game 7 45-point shootout […] The post Mutual Animosity Never Hurt Anyone:...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
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Dion Waiters reignites Cavaliers’ rivalry with Wizards

Considering how much time LeBron James has invested in Dion Waiters, instructing him to ignore the noise and not worry so much about what everyone else is saying, it’s only natural that Waiters stoked the fires Tuesday on a reborn rivalry with the Washington Wizards precisely because of what others were saying. Apparently, James’ work on the matter isn’t complete. James watched...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Wizards look for ways to replace Trevor Ariza

Two years ago, you wouldn't dare to dream up a scenario in which Paul Pierce chose to sign with the Washington Wizards in free agency. Despite overhauling an entire roster, the Wizards hadn't rid themselves of a losing culture. Under a young point guard still learning the game and an unproven head coach with a shoddy track-record, the cards were stacked against them. "...
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Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews: Otto Porter

2013-2014 Key Stats Games played, started: 37, 0 Total minutes, per game: 319, 5.3 Points per game: 2.1 Field goals: 33-91 (.363) It was quite a year for young Otto Porter. After being deemed one of the safest picks in the draft and being selected by a rising Wizards team, Porter seemed to be going […] The post Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews: Otto Porter appeared first on Hoop District.
Via Hoop District
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John Wall has a suggestion for Dion Waiters

Photo: bleacherreport.com The Washington Wizards young and talented backcourt took the league by storm last year in the playoffs when they advanced to the second round where they lost to the Indiana Pacers in 6 games. With the confidence and swag gained from the post season, John Wall and Bradley Beal have felt much more comfortable with their words. In an interview with the Washington...
Via DC Sports-Kings
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Wizards Training Camp, Day 1: John Wall verbally dismantles Waiters for “nonsense” remark

Welp. If you previously tried to shrug off any reality that the Wizards-Cavs rivalry was back in full throttle, please try no more. You can’t escape it. You can’t evade it. You simply cannot ignore it any longer. Let’s recall: The rivalry began to unravel a bit when Kyrie was drafted. It then continued when […] The post Wizards Training Camp, Day 1: John Wall verbally dismantles...
Via Hoop District
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Backcourt battle: Wizards' Beal & Wall, Cavs' Waiters spar over who's best

A trio of young guards may just be helping to inject some new life into an old rivalry. During LeBron James' last tenure in Cleveland, the Cavaliers and Washington Wizards faced off in first-round playoff series for three straight seasons (2006-8), stirring up animosity between the two sides. While the rivalry has since simmered down, a backcourt battle between the two sides...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
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John Wall Has Fighting Words For Dion Waiters Regarding Best Backcourt In The NBA

Photo Credit: Cavs/Facebook In the 2013-14 NBA season, the Washington Wizards eliminated the Chicago Bulls in the first round (4-1) and gave the Indiana Pacers a run for their money in the playoffs semifinals (lost series 4-2). One of the major reasons for the Wizards’ recent success is due to their talented backcourt, which highlight the skills of John Wall and Bradley Beal....
Via Blog Surface
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John Wall, Dion Waiters exchange words through media on NBA's top backcourt

With LeBron James returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers and the rise of the Washington Wizards, you had to know the rivalry between the two would be renewed. It already had a buzz with all the John Wall-Kyrie Irving comparisons. Now comes the exchange between Wall and Cavaliers shooting guard Dion Waters. First, Waiters responded to Bradley Beal’s claim that the Wizards duo of...
Via KCM Sports
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Bradley Beal says He & John Wall Make the Best Backcourt Tandem in NBA

Success leads to confidence, and after a really nice postseason run last year, the Washington Wizards are exuberayting confidence. During the team’s media day session today, Bradley Beal was asked if he believed that the Wizards had the best starting backcourt in the league, and his response was perfect. “I think we’re definitely the best back court in the league,” Beal declared...
Via Standing O Sports
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Bradley Beal Says He & John Wall Are The Best Backcourt in NBA

The Washington Wizards made a nice playoff run this past season, so confidence and expectations are at an all-time high. Bradley Beal had to say this about he and John Wall being the best backcourt in the NBA during the Wizards media day. “I think we’re definitely the best back court in the league,” Beal declared at his team’s Media Day at Verizon Center Monday. “Just in...
Via Thacover2
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Bradley Beal thinks Wizards have best backcourt, Dion Waiters disagrees

Everyone else was saying it, so Bradley Beal joined in. "We're definitely the best backcourt in the league," the third-year shooting guard said at Washington Wizards media day Monday. So that was that. Beal and point guard John Wall swaggered through an endless series of interviews and photo shoots, heads held high as their teammates extolled their abilities. They...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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VIDEO: Wizards Media Day 2014

Disclaimer: This video may get you unreasonably super-psyched for Wizards basketball. “High expectations.” “Targets on our backs.” A chip on our shoulders.” These are how the Wizards describe their mindset going into the 2014-15 season. Check out what Drew Gooden, Nene, DeJuan Blair, Bradley Beal, and John Wall had to say in a short video […] The post VIDEO: Wizards Media...
Via Hoop District
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Marcin Gortat Asked A Weatherman About Forecast For Upcoming Wizards Season

Expectations are high in the Nation”s Capital for the upcoming NBA season.With much of their roster returning and the addition of Paul Pierce, the Washington Wizards see themselves in the top 10 of ESPN’s initial Power Rankings. Marcin Gortat, one of the more entertaining players in the NBA, wanted to know about the Wizards upcoming […] The post Marcin Gortat Asked A Weatherman...
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NBA Media Day fashion faux pas – LeBron, Martell Webster & Chris Douglas-Roberts

It is officially one of my favorite times of year! NBA training camps are open, the NFL is in full swing and its FALL! Boots, sweaters and layers! Monday was media day for most teams – the exception, teams that will head overseas for preseason games. Media day is like the first day of school. We get to see everyone’s new outfits, summer transformations and teams are filled with...
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Paul Pierce looks completely out of place in his Wizards uniform

The Celtic Hall of Famer Paul Pierce looked like he didn't belong whatsoever in his new uniform at the Wizards media day and I'm not quite sure why.Maybe it's because, although I hated it, I knew him leaving Boston was the best organizational move. Or it might be the fact that him and KG were still together last season so I felt much of the recent Celtics soul was still...
Via Celtics Life
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adidas Unveils The J Wall 1

Got this info from adidas today: PORTLAND, Ore. (SEPT. 29, 2014) – adidas today unveiled the J Wall 1 signature basketball shoe and apparel collection – the first in a line of signature products designed for Washington Wizards NBA All-Star point guard, John Wall. The J Wall 1 features a sleek, bold design inspired by Wall’s quick on-court play and fashion forward off-court...
Via Hoops Manifesto
2 days ago  |  Discuss

How times change: Paul Pierce in Wizards uniform

WASHINGTON (AP) Paul Pierce walked onto the court for media day wearing a No. 34 Washington Wizards jersey, complete with a red sweatband on his forehead and a red wristband pulled almost all the way up to his left elbow. It's a look no one could have envisioned a few years ago. Pierce himself laughed when it was suggested that he never would have considered playing here in...
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Wizards Media Day 2014-15

The Washington Wizards officially opened up the start of training camp with their annual Media Day. Besides the abnormal such as Paul Pierce in a Wizards uniform we were also treated to performances by Marcin “Sexual White Chocolate” and Martell “Sexual Black Chocolate” in addition to the hi-jinx of John Wall and Bradley Beal. We […] The post Wizards Media Day 2014-15 appeared...
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Marcin Gortat And Martell Webster Are Mohawks And Sexual Chocolate

Marcin Gortat and Martell Webster have similar mohawks - it's a sexual chocolate thing.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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