WIZARDS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Is Otto now the Wizards' 2nd-most reliable player? Chase and Ben weigh in

Is Otto Porter now the Wizards' 2nd-most reliable player? Chase Hughes and Ben Standig weigh in
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
35 minutes ago

Chase Hughes on what Twitter had to say about the Wizards' loss in Detroit

Wizards reporter Chase Hughes breaks down what twitter had to say about the Wizards loss in Detroit
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
58 minutes ago

1.21.17 Highlights: Pistons 113, Wizards 112

Highlights from the Wizards 113-112 loss to the Pistons
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 hour ago

Roundtable: Do we appreciate Marcin Gortat too much or not enough?

Jake Whitacre: I've been thinking a lot about Marcin Gortat lately. He's durable, dependable, but also leads the team in being mentioned in trade ideas by fans. He has become this generation's Antawn Jamison: A great complementary big man for the franchise point guard, but not quite good enough to be a franchise cornerstone. He's talented, but expendable. So my question is, ten years...
Via Bullets Forever
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Pistons final score: Washington’s comeback falls short in 113-112 loss

Marcus Morris tipped in a Tobias Harris miss in the final second that thwarted the Wizards’ 16-point fourth quarter comeback and lifted the Pistons to a 113-112 victory. The Wizards connected on four of their first six shots to start the game, but after that they went cold from the field including a four minute stretch towards the end of the first quarter where they didn’t score...
Via Bullets Forever
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Scott Brooks respects league’s fining of Wizards, stands up for assistant Sidney Lowe

DETROIT — Washington Wizards Coach Scott Brooks said he understood and accepted the NBA’s decision to issue fines relating to assistant coach Sidney Lowe’s stepping onto the court in the closing seconds of a game Thursday night in New York. However Brooks defended Lowe’s actions, saying his assistant was merely doing his job. “He didn’t […]
Via Wizards Insider
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Pistons Pregame: A Little Distance Won’t Hurt Nobody

Wizards (23-19) at Pistons (20-24) January 21, 2017 at 6:00pm The Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI TV: CSN Mid Atlantic Radio: 1500 AM Last time they met was… December 16, 2016 – Verizon Center, Washington: Wizards 122, Pistons 108 RECAP: Wall Leads Wizards in Win Over Pistons What to watch: Coming off of a win against ... The post Wizards vs. Pistons Pregame: A Little Distance...
Via Hoop District
7 hours ago

Popovich calls for harsher punishment of Wizards coach

You might think the NBA coaching fraternity would stick together, but Gregg Popovich isn’t happy with some recent behavior.Popovich went out of his way to call out Washington Wizards assistant Sidney Lowe for his distraction tactics late in the team’s win over the New York Knicks on Thursday. Both the Wizards and Lowe were fined, but Popovich thinks they should have been hit...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

NBA fines Wizards, assistant coach Sidney Lowe for end-of-game incident

The NBA fined the Washington Wizards $15,000 and assistant coach Sidney Lowe $5,000 Friday for Lowe’s step onto the court that took place during the final seconds of the team’s 113-110 victory over the New York Knicks in Madison Square Garden on Thursday. Lowe stepped on the court as the Knicks were attempting to run a play they […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago

Wizards vs. Pistons preview: Washington looks to extend winning streak in Detroit

The suddenly red-hot Wizards who have won their last four games, and seven of eight overall, look to keep the good times rolling as they take on the Pistons Saturday evening. Detroit will be seeking revenge as the Wizards blew out the Pistons, 122-108 when these teams met on December 16th at Verizon Center. After a three-game slide on a West Coast road swing, the Pistons found their...
Via Bullets Forever
1 day ago  |  Discuss

After all-star snub, John Wall puts on a show at Madison Square Garden

The starters for next month’s NBA All-Star Game were announced before the Wizards took the court against the Knicks for a nationally televised game at Madison Square Garden on Thursday. John Wall, whose fourth all-star nod will have to come as a reserve, spent the next two hours demonstrating why he probably should have finished […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago

Knicks' Courtney Lee accuses Wizards coach of foul play

New York Knicks guard Courtney Lee wants the league to investigate the conduct of Washington Wizards assistant coach Sidney Lowe at the end of Thursday’s game between the teams.The Knicks lost 113-110 and didn’t get a shot off on their final possession. Lee had the best look at the basket, but he passed up a shot because he heard someone yell “I’m here” just as he got the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall beats Knicks with insane play

In case you haven’t noticed, John Wall is playing at a MVP level right now. He started the season a bit slow, but he has really been the difference in the Wizards turning things around and playing well as of late.Wall came up especially big on Thursday night, helping the team defeat the Knicks at Madison Square Garden, 113-110. Wall led the team in scoring with 29 points on an...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Are The Wizards Good? Grant and Danny Discuss

The Wizards are 22-19 and in fifth place in the Eastern Conference. Their .537 winning percentage is the best it’s been all season, and they’re playing some of their best basketball in a long time. What’s more, the Wizards have won 13 games in a row at the Verizon Center, the longest streak of the season for any team. Since they started the season 2-8, the Wizards have won...
Via CBS DC
2 days ago

Wizards at Knicks Pregame: Can The Wiz Overcome A Back-To-Back In The Big City?

Regular Season Game 42 Wizards (22-19) at Knicks (19-24) January 19, 2017 at 8:00 PM Madison Square Garden | New York, NY TV: CSN Mid-Atlantic Radio: 1500 AM Last time they met was.. November 17, 2016 – Verizon Center, Washington: Wizards 119, Knicks 112 What to watch: The beginning of a critical stretch of games ... The post Wizards at Knicks Pregame: Can The Wiz Overcome A Back...
Via Hoop District
2 days ago

Lucky 13: Wizards Survive Late Grizzlies Comeback Attempt; Keep Home Streak Alive

Wizards 104 Grizzlies 101 January 19, 2017 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC NBA Stats Box Score “Diving on the floor for loose balls, setting screens, and when you know you’re probably not going to get a shot..sometimes that’s hard to do..” That’s how head coach Scott Brooks described the little things in the Wizards recent ... The post Lucky 13: Wizards Survive Late...
Via Hoop District
2 days ago

Wall, Beal and defense keying Wizards' 12-game home streak

WASHINGTON (AP) The same fans who John Wall once joked get more excited for a free chicken sandwich when an opponent misses two free throws than a victory are now being treated to something even better: A winning streak. Wall and the Washington Wizards have won 12 in a row at home heading into the midpoint of the NBA season and haven't lost at Verizon Center since Dec. 6. Better...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid resting against Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) Philadelphia 76ers rookie star Joel Embiid sat out against the Washington Wizards on Saturday night because he doesn't yet play in back-to-back games after missing two seasons with injuries. While Embiid rested, Jahlil Okafor, who hadn't played in the last three games - all Sixers' wins - started instead. The three-game winning streak is Philadelphia's longest...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Otto Porter: Celtics ‘try to play dirty’

Gentlemen, rev up your rivalry engines because we may have a new one brewing in the Eastern Conference. After Washington’s 117-108 loss to Boston on Wednesday, Wizards forward Otto Porter called out the Celtics for being a dirty team. “We’ve had some past history the last couple of years with those guys,” Porter said, per J. Michael of CSN Mid-Atlantic. “They’re a physical...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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