The gametimes have also been released. The Washington Wizards earned the No. 8 seed in the NBA’s Eastern Conference. With the regular season now out of the way, the Wizards will face the Boston Celtics on Tuesday, May 18.
Charlotte Hornets play-by-play announcer Eric Collins has grown his popularity with his over-the-top but hilarious calls during Hornets game. On Sunday he provided another gem when Washington Wizards forward Davis Bertans committed a flagrant-one foul on Hornets star rookie LaMelo Ball.
This year’s Hall of Fame class will have a lot of Wizards in it! The Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame will induct three Washington Wizards alumni: Chris Webber, Paul Pierce and Ben Wallace into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021 according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
The Wizards can finish 8th, 9th, or 10th. Here’s how. The Wizards are currently 9th in a three-team tie with the Pacers and Hornets at 33-38. According to my analysis here the Pacers are in the worst position because they have the worst internal record among the three teams: just 1—5 (1—2 with Charlotte and 0—3 with Washington).
A proposition: What if you were offered 250-1 odds on a team that has led the NBA in points per game and field goal percentage since April 7? Not only that, but they have the NBA's all-time leader in triple-doubles playing alongside an All-Star who is second in the league in scoring.
The numbers behind last night’s win. Russell Westbrook, Anthony Gill and The Centers™ were enough for the Wizards to coast to a 15-point victory over a bad Cleveland Cavaliers, and secure a spot in the NBA’s play-in tournament.
Officials had a blatant missed call during Friday’s game between the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers. It appeared to be obvious Wizards center Robin Lopez fouled Jarrett Allen as he went up for a dunk.
Chat about tonight’s games here. The Washington Wizards (32-38) aren’t playing tonight. However, three teams aiming for playoff position, VIA THE PLAY-IN TOURNAMENT I KNOW (!!!), have games that can affect the Wizards’ fate.