NBA Wizards 

Washington’s defense and depth leads to rout of Hawks

A slumping Hawks(2-10) team came to Capital One Arena last night and Washington made sure they wouldn’t be leaving with their third victory of the season. John Wall was feeling under the weather and originally wasn’t expecting to play. It was Dennis Schroder who wound up feeling sick after his performance against Washington. The Wizards had their first back-to-back solid... Read More
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Wall leads defensive charge in rout of Lakers

Defense has been the topic in the Nation’s Capital for easily the last week or so, especially over the last three games. The Washington Wizards hosted the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night at Capital One Arena. There were a few of big time blocks by John Wall (3 blocks), multiple deflections that led to the Wizards out running in... Read More
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New York Knicks 2017-18 Season Preview

There is secretly a fierce four team race for the worst team in the league between Atlanta, Chicago, Brooklyn, and the Knicks. After the season long Melo vs. front office saga, It was time for change in New York. Yes, Melo is still a solid scorer, but his relationship with the team was more toxic than acid. So with him... Read More
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Atlanta Hawks 2017-18 Season Preview

Here is how I imagine Atlanta’s offseason went in one conversation: Atlanta’s front office: ” Ok, so Paul (Millsap) wants to leave. We already traded Teague and we need to get Dwight’s contract off the books. I think it’s time to push the rebuild button!” Atlanta’s PR team: ” OK cool! But let’s not tell the public it’s a rebuild.... Read More
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Wizards address bench with recent signings

Last season the Washington Wizards were one game away from making it to the Eastern Conference Finals, but Isaiah Thomas and the Boston Celtics didn’t allow that. Throughout that series as well as the NBA season in general, it was times when the Wizards bench was outplayed by their opponents. It’s debatable that if they had a solid bench they... Read More
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Previews and Predictions for Wizards-Celtics

This season has birthed one of the best rivalries in the NBA, Washington and Boston. Whether on or off the court, both teams have shared their disdain for each other and that hate will be front and center in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Here is a breakdown of this series. What happened in the regular season: After Washington took game... Read More
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Wall, Beal go off as Wizards close out Hawks

Washington was 4-17 in potential series clinching game sixes, so the cards were stacked against the Wizards. A career night from John Wall and Bradley Beal fueled the Wizards to a 115-99 victory over the Atlanta Hawks.. Washington was firing on all cylinders to start the game, climbing to a 10-point first quarter lead. Markieff Morris climbed out of his... Read More
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Wizards protect their house, go up 3-2 over Hawks

Washington’s 33 point third quarter helped them secure a 103-99 win to take a 3-2 lead in the series with Atlanta. The recurring theme to this series is Washington’s back court has been nothing short of excellent, that narrative did not change on this night. John Wall got off to a slow start, missing his first five shots before finally seeing... Read More
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Atlanta ties the series at two games a piece

Despite Washington’s backcourt accounting for 54 points, Atlanta evened the series at two games a piece with a 111-101 win over the Wizards. While Washington surely played better than the snooze fest they put on in Game Three, it was not enough to stop the red-hot Hawks on the night. Led by 19 points from Paul Millsap, Atlanta had seven players... Read More
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Atlanta Takes Game 3 in Blowout Fashion

Atlanta came out all firing on all cylinders in a 116-98 win over Washington in Game 3 of their First Round series. From opening tip, Atlanta was playing like a team playing for their lives. It almost seemed the Hawks were shooting in the ocean in the first half, knocking down nearly 70 percent of their shots in the first... Read More
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