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Washington Wizards: How To Adjust For Game 5 Against Atlanta Hawks

Via FOX Sports
3 hours ago

Wizards hold early bird promotions in effort to increase Game 5 attendance

Game 5 of the Wizards vs. Hawks series will start at 6 p.m. ET tonight. In a city where there are major traffic jams, and at times, a rather fickle fanbase. As you might expect, John Wall and Scott Brooks pleaded for fans to get there early despite the early start: The Wizards have also stepped up their promotions to get people in the door on time. So if you have a ticket to the...
Via Bullets Forever
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hawks rookie Taurean Prince proving a thorn in the Wizards' side in NBA Playoffs

Following the Wizards' Game 4 loss in Atlanta on Monday night, Brandon Jennings mentioned Hawks rookie Taurean Prince while answering a question that
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 hours ago

Chris Webber needs convincing on Wizards: ‘What has Washington ever done to make you trust them?’

During the second half of the Wizards’ loss to the Hawks on Monday, rapper T.I. joined former NBA stars Gary Payton, Chris Webber and Kevin Garnett inside TNT’s Atlanta studios to answer a variety of questions on Facebook Live. Before signing off with their respective opinions on the merits of skinny jeans, T.I., Payton and Webber […]
Via DC Sports Blog
7 hours ago

The Wizards need somebody other than John Wall and Bradley Beal to step up

Wizards reporter Frank Hanrahan says the Wizards need somebody other than John Wall and Bradley Beal to step up in game five.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
10 hours ago

The Hawks have forced the Wizards out of the paint

The Wizards can score with anyone. Washington’s starting unit of John Wall, Bradley Beal, Otto Porter, Markieff Morris and Marcin Gortat had a regular season offensive rating of 111.9, the ninth best of any five man lineup that played at least 300 minutes together. It was hard to look at the Wizards offense and see how any team could slow it down for long. Well, the Hawks have...
Via Bullets Forever
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith is ‘disgusted’ with Washington’s frontcourt after Game 4 loss

Wizards Coach Scott Brooks expressed confidence after Monday’s Game 4 loss at Atlanta that power forward Markieff Morris will “bounce back” from three consecutive subpar performances when the series resumes Wednesday in Washington. “I’ve got confidence in him, how he plays, how he plays for us,” Brooks said after Morris had nine points and four rebounds […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago

Washington Wizards: 3 Adjustments To Make In Game 5

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

WATCH: Marcin Gortat Ties Shoe In Middle Of Offensive Possession

Ryan Mayer The Wizards dropped Game 4 of their series with the Atlanta Hawks 111-101 on Monday night. While star guards John Wall and Bradley Beal combined for 54 points, they didn’t get much help from the rest of the starters or the supporting cast. Center Marcin Gortat crashed the glass well with 18 rebounds, but had just two points on 1-4 shooting on the offensive end. Despite...
Via CBS DC
1 day ago

Wizards vs. Hawks Game 5 start time at 6 p.m. ET

The NBA announced on Tuesday that Game 5 of the Wizards vs. Hawks playoff series will start at 6 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 26. The game will still be on TNT nationally. Since the game begins at 6 p.m. ET, you’ll probably have to leave work early if you’re going to the game. The Wizards certainly need to keep homecourt advantage alive, so get to the Phone Booth early, and let’s...
Via Bullets Forever
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game 5 of Wizards-Hawks is at 6 p.m. and it’s all TV’s fault

The first-round playoff series between the Wizards and Hawks resumes Wednesday at Verizon Center with a rare and less-than-ideal 6 p.m. tip-off in Washington for Game 5. The unusual start time — an hour earlier than most weeknight Wizards home games and two hours earlier than Monday’s Game 4 in Atlanta — is all about TV. Wizards-Hawks […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago

The Wizards Forgot How To Shoot Straight

After the Wiz went up 2-0 on the Hawks, I got a full head of steam in the general direction of “THEY’RE GOING TO THE CONFERENCE FINALS FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THE ’70s” And now that they’ve dropped two in Atlanta, I’ve reversed it all the way back to “HOW THE HELL ARE THEY LOSING PLAYOFF GAMES TO JOSE CALDERON AND KENT BAZEMORE” The truth is somewhere in the middle...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
1 day ago

John Wall responds to shade from Wizards reporter

John Wall was criticized on Twitter by one of the reporters covering the Washington Wizards, and he publicly acknowledged it with a response.Candace Buckner, who covers the Wizards for the Washington Post, tweeted during Game 4 of the Wizards-Hawks series on Monday and threw some shade at Wall over what she felt was his lack of defense on Atlanta’s Dennis Schroder.Wall saw the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards want to create points off free throws. Now if only they can get foul calls.

ATLANTA — As the Washington Wizards prepare for Game 4 against the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night, the team recognizes areas in which it needs to improve. It will need a better defensive effort, that’s for certain, but there’s another trouble spot to fix. And it’s been the underlying theme of this first-round playoff series. “We’d […]
Via Wizards Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall trolls opponents with awesome hoodie

Washington Wizards guard John Wall is legitimately doing everything possible to will his team to victory in its first-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks.The MVP candidate is averaging 31.0 points and 10.0 assists while shooting at an absurd 55 percent from the field in three games. This has his Wizards up 2-1 in the best-of-seven series.Oh, did we mention Wall can dunk...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall goes length of court for massive dunk

His Washington Wizards didn’t jump out of the gate strong in Game 3 against the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday, but MVP candidate John Wall sure came to play.Wall dropped 14 points in the first quarter, including this awe-inspiring dunk late in the opening stanza. As you can see, Wall went the length of the court without much defense from the Hawks, ultimately throwing down a massive...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dennis Schroder admits Mike Budenholzer wants him to avoid trash talk

The Eastern Conference playoff series between the Atlanta Hawks and Washington Wizards has been a bit heated at times, with point guards John Wall and Dennis Schroder occasionally trading words.Schroder admitted Saturday that if it were up to his coach, Mike Budenholzer, there’d be a lot less talking and a lot more emulating one of the league’s quieter superstars. It’s hard...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Good luck trying to find one of those awesome Wizards patriotic home playoff uniforms

The Washington Wizards have the most patriotic uniforms going in the NBA playoffs when they play at home. The brilliantly-designed home white uniforms come with a perfect touch of the stars and stripes, and it manages not to go overboard with the patriotism so often seen on uniforms these days. It is a beautiful look, and one Washington will continue to keep in the rotation in the...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal was cold as ice in Game 2. Then the fourth quarter arrived.

As Bradley Beal settled into his seat, a microphone and row of reporters ahead of him, he smiled when observing his current situation. “I’m dolo today,” Beal said. He was met with confused glances, and so Beal explained his slang for the uninitiated. “By myself,” Beal clarified. Following the Washington Wizards’ 109-101 win over the […]
Via Wizards Insider
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Markieff Morris trolls Paul Millsap for ‘MMA’ comment

Washington Wizards power forward Markieff Morris is having a bit of fun with his individual matchup in the first round.After the Wizards won Game 1 over the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday by the final of 114-107, Hawks power forward Paul Millsap complained that they were “playing MMA” due to their physical style.Speaking with the media before Game 2 on Wednesday, Morris took an opportunity...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards start in the right direction in Game 1

The Washington Wizards started their round series against the Atlanta Hawks on April 16. Game 1 and Game 2 take place in Washington D.C. In Game 1, the Wizards beat the Hawks 114-107 in a convincing manner. John Wall was the star of the game with an impressive stat line. He scored 32 points, 14 assists, and 4 rebounds. It was clear that he was the best player on the court. The...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: What to look for in the first round

The Washington Wizards are hosting the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday as the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference. John Wall and Bradley Beal have led this team to new heights as they are the favorites over their first round opponent, Atlanta Hawks, and are expected by many to finish the series in six or fewer games. Marcin Gortat and Otto Porter are looking to get their rhythms back and...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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