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Paul Pierce Passes Jerry West For 17th Place On All Time Scoring List

Washington Wizards small forward Paul Pierce passes Jerry West on the all time scoring list Tuesday night vs. the Atlanta Hawks to move into 17th place. At the end of the night, Pierce’s career point total is now 25,202 with Reggie Miller next on the list at 25,279 points meaning he’ll likely pass Reggie at some point in the next week or two. While a great accomplishment, Pierce...
Via Basketball Bicker
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce signs autograph for Celtics fan, from the bench, while his game is still going on

Here's something you don't see everyday: An NBA player signing an autograph while sitting on the bench during a game.Paul Pierce had just exited the Wizards' eventual 111-100 win in Milwaukee over the Bucks on Sunday with slightly more than a minute remaining in the fourth quarter and Washington comfortably in front.  Having posted season highs in both points (25) and rebounds ...
Via Celtics Life
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Hawks Game Preview: Let’s keep it rollin’

Atlanta at Washington November 25, 2014 at 7:00PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSNWashington Radio: 99.1FM Tale of the Tape Projected Starting Lineups Last time they met was.. The post Wizards vs. Hawks Game Preview: Let’s keep it rollin’ appeared first on Hoop District.
Via Hoop District
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Notebook, Game 12: Wiz survive a hangover in Milwaukee

Wizards 111 Bucks 100 November 22, 2014 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC Key Stats Wizards outrebound Bucks 53-36; outscore in paint 48-38: Despite losing Nene for the game (plantar fiscitis) after just 6 minutes of play, the Wizards were not deterred from doing what they’ve been doing all season long: dominating the interior. The Wizards […] The post Wizards Notebook, Game...
Via Hoop District
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: No magic trick

There’s been a lot of conversation this week surrounding the Cleveland Cavaliers’ recent struggles. Much of this conversation has come to light following the team’s nationally televised, lopsided loss to the Washington Wizards on Friday night. But, let’s be clear, any team in the league would have lost to John Wall and company that night. The Cavaliers did not lose the game...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall to Bradley Beal for an Alley-oop

  The fastbreak was started by another steal from the NBA steals leader John Wall. Wall blazed down the court and took advantage of the 2-on-1 break by lobbing the ball up for an alley-oop to his backcourt mate Bradley Beal. Since Beal returned to the lineup on Wednesday, it was a matter of time for the two ‘Wiz Kids’ to hook up on a highlight. That play stamped a huge turnaround...
Via KCM Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall blocks shot and saves ball

  John Wall showed his athleticism early in Saturday’s game vs. Milwaukee Bucks, blocking Brandon Knight’s shot and then saving it before it went out of bounds. One have to wonder how Wall and his Wizards’ teammates would come out a night after rolling past the Cleveland Cavaliers. If that defensive play would be any indication, there is nothing to worry about. Wall is known...
Via KCM Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat says Cavaliers were ‘just sloppy’

USA TODAY Sports The Washington Wizards defeated the LeBron James led Cleveland Cavaliers 01-78 on Friday night.  It was the much-hyped CCavaliers third-straight loss and gives them a 5-6 record.  The Wizards improved to 9-3 with the win.  James recorded 22 points, four rebounds and four assists. A lot of things went right for the Wizards during the game.  They exploited Cleveland’s...
Via DC Sports-Kings
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiz Beat Lebron And Cavs 91-78

Wizards point guard John Wall with 28 points, seven assists, six rebounds and four steals as Washington beat Cleveland 91-78 on Friday night at the Verizon Center. Leading 55-42 at the half, Wall singlehandedly kept the Cavs from getting back in it, scoring 17 points in the third quarter. Cleveland (5-6), now losers of three straight, committed 19 turnovers and shot only 36% from...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Cavs Game Preview: A rivalry rekindled

Cleveland at Washington November 21, 2014 at 7:00PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSNWashington Radio: 99.1FM Tale of the Tape Projected Starting Lineups Last time they met was.. Irrelevant. This is a completely different team in Cleveland. It’d probably be best to show highlights from 2013-2014 Cavs, Wolves, and Heat games from last year because […] The post Wizards vs...
Via Hoop District
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce: Rivalry with Lebron like 'fighting for the same girl'

LeBron James and Paul Pierce will be wearing different uniforms from the ones they wore in the playoffs last year when the Washington Wizards host the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night, but that doesn’t change anything about their longstanding rivalry. Since 2008, the two NBA stars have become fierce foes, playing against each other in five playoff series over the last seven...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Player Tweets Some FIFA Porn

Nene Hilario, known simply as Nene, is an NBA player for the Washington Wizards. Sometimes, well most of the time, professional athletes receive some perks. Tonight, Nene made all FIFA fans jealous by posting the following. My boys & I Playing FIFA at real big screen at Verizon @kevin_seraphin Otto. Jogando FIFA no telão da nosso estádio pic.twitter.com/ANQqQLI1B4 — Nene...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards Play ‘FIFA’ Video Game On Arena Jumbotron (Photo)

There’s nothing like playing video games on a 350-square-foot screen to help team bonding. A few members of the Washington Wizards loosened up by playing “FIFA” on the massive video board at the Verizon Center, with forward Nene tweeting out a photo Thursday. Nothing special, just a couple of millionaires kicking back and playing some virtual soccer on a 14-by-25 JumboTron...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Wizards Things To Watch This Week

Welcome to the first in a weekly series of looks at the Wizards is Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. The NBA season is long and, if you aren’t hardcore, excessive. The average fan probably watches less than 20 full regular season games, so don’t feel bad; we’re here for you. Here are five Wizards things to watch this week. 1. Bradley Beal Is Back! This is great...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce doesn't think he'd be drafted in today's NBA

Paul Pierce is a surefire Hall of Famer. The eighteen-year forward, who played sixteen of those years with the Boston Celtics and won a title in...
Via Athlon Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Injury Update: Bradley Beal returns to practice

The Washington Wizards enter tonight's game against the Dallas Mavericks coming off a 98-93 win over the Orlando Magic on Saturday. At 7-2, the Wizards sit on top in the Southeast Division, two games ahead of the Miami Heat. The Wizards continue to play without shooting guard Bradley Beal, who is recovering from a wrist injury. The good news is that Beal returned to practice, although...
Via NBA Injury News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal is close to a return

Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal is on the up and up after suffering a fractured left wrist in an October preseason game. Coach Randy Wittman did not give an exact date on a return for the prolific shooter, but is hoping that the game against the Cavaliers on Friday is a realistic return date. Of course, Wittman does not want to push it because Beal’s long-term...
Via Crossover Chronicles
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5th Quarter: Wizards 98 Magic 93

THE SCORE Washington Wizards 98 Orlando Magic 93 THE RECORD Washington is now 7-2 overall and 4-0 at home. The Wiz have three in a row and have a two game lead in the Southeast Division over the Hawks and the Heat. ANYTHING ELSE? Yeah, the Wiz have the second-best record in the Eastern Conference and the fourth-best in the NBA. Their record is the best in franchise history since...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards lean on their ‘Big Three’ off the bench

John Wall shot 6 of 17 from the field. Paul Pierce made just two field goals. Neither scored in the fourth quarter and yet the Washington Wizards were still able to pull off a 98-93 win over the Orlando Magic. For the third straight game the Wizards turned to their bench and they delivered. Rasual Butler, Kris Humphries, and Otto Porter scored 24 of the Wizards’ 29 points in the...
Via KCM Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Injury Update: Nene Hilario will likely make his return to the lineup tonight

The Washington Wizards enter tonight's game against the Orlando Magic coming off a 107-103 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night. At 6-2 on the season, the Wizards sit on top of the Southeast Division. On the injury front, power forward Nene Hilario injured his shoulder, but appears he'll be ready for tonight's game.  Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsHilario injured...
Via NBA Injury News
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Humphries brushes off Kardashian's nude mag cover

Kris Humphries’ 72-day marriage to Kim Kardashian will forever haunt the NBA big man. Humphries, who currently plays for the Washington Wizards, not only is exposed to heckling fans everywhere he goes. He’s also forced to answer questions about Kardashian whenever she does something newsworthy, like pose nude for Paper Magazine. Kardashian made waves this week — broke the...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards make rapper Wale new 'creative liaison' for team

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Via The Kevin Burke Project
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Humphries shares nasty photo of gruesome finger injury

Things have certainly quieted down for Kris Humphries since his dumpster fire of a sham of a made-for-TV marriage to Kim Kardashian. In fact, it seems like an eternity ago that Humprhies was the butt of countless jokes on late night television and the like and treated with derision, mock and ridicule everywhere he went....Read More The post Kris Humphries shares ghastly photo of...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
27 days ago  |  Discuss
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