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Quincy Acy ejected for punch-shoving John Wall

  New York Knicks power forward Quincy Acy lost control on Christmas Day and punched John Wall. In a 102-91 loss to the Washington Wizards, Wall ran into Acy on a transition play, which sent him to the ground.  When Wall got up, he shoved Acy, which led to the Knicks forward throwing a punch. Acy was ejected after he received a Flagrant Foul 2.  Wall received a technical...
Via Sports-Glory
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Quincy Acy ejected for throwing punch at John Wall

Quincy Acy wants no part of your Christmas joy. The New York Knicks forward let his temper get the better of him Thursday during the Knicks’ Christmas Day matchup with the Washington Wizards. With the Wizards leading by double digits in the fourth quarter of an eventual 102-91 win, Acy decided to level Washington point guard John Wall to the ground with a hard, two-handed shove...
Via NESN.com
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Wall Leads Eastern Conference Guards in All-Star Voting

Entering Thursday’s NBA Christmas Day slate, John Wall is second in the NBA in assists (10.4), steals (2.11), and double-doubles (16). He is the centerpiece of the Washington Wizards, who stand 19-8 with the third-best mark in the Eastern Conference. Those stats have led some to recognize him as arguably the best point guard in the conference. It appears fans are taking notice...
Via KCM Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Knicks Pregame: Merry Wizmas!

Washington (19-8) at New York (5-25) December 25, 2014 at 12:00PM Madison Square Garden, New York, NY TV: ESPN Radio: 99.1FM Since its inception into the realm of sport in 1946, the NBA has been the only league to showcase a collection of marquee matchups on Christmas Day. To the dismay of a few (kick […] The post Wizards vs. Knicks Pregame: Merry Wizmas! appeared first on Hoop District.
Via Hoop District
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Wall Gives Teammate Drew Gooden $100K for Christmas

On the court it seems like Christmas for John Wall’s teammates the way he dishes out assists. His demeanor makes it easy for his teammates to get along with him on the floor, as the point guard tries to get everyone involved. Wall is averaging an NBA second-best 10.4 assists, which is an integral part to Washington Wizards being 19-8 on the season. It appears his generosity towards...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game Notebook 27, Wizards vs. Bulls: Wiz get a heat check courtesy of Rose & Co.

Bulls 99 Wizards 91 December 23, 2014 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC [Photo cred: @recordsANDradio] Chalk ‘em up. The Wizards got thwarted by the Bulls last night at the Verizon Center, getting handed their eighth loss of the season and their second in a row. Of their eight losses this season, six of them have […] The post Game Notebook 27, Wizards vs. Bulls: Wiz get a heat...
Via Hoop District
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards drop 2nd Straight

Derrick Rose scored ten of his game high 25 points in the fourth quarter leading the Bulls past the Wizards 99-91 on Tuesday night at the Verizon Center. It’s only the second time all season that the Wizards have dropped back to back games and the first time at home. John Wall led the Wizards with 18 points, nine assists and five rebounds. Washington scored 12 straight, ten by...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game Notebook 26: Suns at Wizards

Suns 104 Wizards 92 December 21, 2014 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC [Last night, basically.] “We’re building habits for a great team; we’re building habits for the playoffs. That’s what im looking for each and every night.” Quite the profound quote from Paul Pierce as shared by our friend, CSN’s Chris Miller, during last night’s […] The post Game Notebook 26...
Via Hoop District
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Days Of Christmas NBA Game Previews: Wizards vs. Knicks

The Washington Wizards host the New York Knicks in Christmas NBA Game #1. Welcome to the first of the 5 Days of Christmas NBA Game Previews as we break down the Washington Wizards vs. New York Knicks. New York Knicks @ Washington Wizards 12PM EST on ESPN The Washington Wizards are off to an impressive 19-6 start despite dealing with injuries to Bradley Beal and Nene during...
Via Basketball Bicker
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Says Washington Wizards Must Build Better Habits

According to ESPN, Paul Pierce is not completely impressed with the Washington Wizards early season success and thinks the team needs to “build better habits.” Following a 105-103 victory over the Miami Heat on Friday, the veteran said “It’s not about today, winning the game today and how we won. We’re building habits for the great teams, we’re building habits for the...
Via Basketball Bicker
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat Gets Free Chick-Fil-A And Loves Every Bite

Marcin Gortat was greeted with free Chick-Fil-A and couldn't stop smiling about it.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Heat vs. Wizards sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Miami Heat's game against the Washington Wizards. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wizards Are Really Good At Shooting Threes And Should Probably Shoot More Of Them

Here with your weekly look at the Wiz is Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. Trevor Ariza led the Wizards in three-point attempts and makes last season by knocking down 180 of 442. Second in both categories was Martell Webster (146 of 372), followed by Bradley Beal (138 of 343) and John Wall (108 of 308). Wall’s jumper improved dramatically last year, so Wizards fans...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilbon angry at DC for not supporting Wizards

The Washington Wizards are out to a fast start with an 18-6 record and 13-2 at home. With this record, you’d fans would be flocking to the Verizon Center to support their team. However, on Friday against the Los Angeles Clippers, the attendance was well short of a sellout and that has ESPN’s Michael Wilbon seeing red. Wilbon called out DC fans during an appearance on Tony Kornheiser’s...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Plays Santa, Delivers Christmas Presents To Kids (Photos)

The Washington Wizards are spreading the cheer on and off the court this season. The Wizards, hanging on to first place in the Eastern Conference, spent their Wednesday morning delivering gifts to kids in the Washington area as part of the Family-to-Family program. Man there is no better tradition in dc sports than the wizards holiday present bus http://t.co/YVTP4BlL7g— Dan Steinberg...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce gets his 'Rad' on, test drives children's bike

Paul Pierce makes sure that if there's ever a moment in time that you don't think he's the absolute best, that moment doesn't last very long. Today, as apart of an NBA Cares initiative, many of the Washington Wizards got on a bus and went door to door dropping off children's toys. Pierce, apparently concerned with the durability of the bike (but maybe also kind of driven by the fact...
Via Celtics Life
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards’ Andre Miller Rejected By Rim On Putback Dunk Attempt (Video)

Give a 38-year-old man credit for believing in himself. Andre Miller, the veteran backup point guard for the Washington Wizards, tried to get on a highlight reel during Tuesday’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. When teammate Kevin Seraphin’s turnaround hook shot misfired, Miller tested the extent of his physical abilities by attempting a putback slam dunk. It didn...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Miller's putback slam rejected by the rim (GIF)

Washington Wizards reserve guard Andre Miller failed to convert on a putback slam dunk, getting rejected by the rim, during the second quarter of Tuesday night's game against Minnesota.Miller was following a missed reverse jump hook by teammate Kevin Seraphin, but just wasn't high enough above the rim:Miller went 0-for-3 in 7 minutes of playing time. The Wizards beat the Timberwolves...
Via Holdout Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

38 year-old Andre Miller fails miserably on put-back dunk attempt

Washington Wizards backup point guard Andre Miller must have felt like he was 21 years-old again because the 38 year-old decided he was going to throw down a dunk off a rebound last night instead of just grabbing the board. As you can probably imagine, this didn’t go as planned and Miller was stuffed by the rim. Miller is known for his old man game and high basketball IQ, not his...
Via Pass The Pill
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5th Quarter: Wizards 93 Jazz 84

BRADLEY BEAL ICED THE GAME WITH THIS SHOT THE RECORD The win improves Washington to 17-6 overall and 12-2 at home, where they have won seven straight and are 5-1 against the Western Conference. The win, at least temporarily, puts the Wizards in first place in the Southeast Division and tied with the Toronto Raptors for first in the Eastern Conference. This time last season, the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal connects on inbounds alley oop with 0.8 seconds left to beat Magic (Video)

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal hit the game-winning shot in Wednesday night's 91-89 victory over Orlando by connecting with an inbounds alley oop with 0.8 seconds left to beat the buzzer.Beal started out in the corner of the court, got a screen and ran to the rim while Andre Miller floated the inbounds pass over the defense with perfect timing, leaving the hometown Magic fans...
Via Holdout Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bomani Jones calls out Colin Cowherd over John Wall talk

One of the worst vendettas in sports media is Colin Cowherd’s multiple years of riding John Wall into the ground.  Cowherd’s rants on Wall ever since he debuted in the NBA is the worst of sports talk radio and enough words have been typed about the subject.  It’s been nothing short of racially charged character assassination.  Over the years Cowherd has called Wall’s...
Via Awful Announcing
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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