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Washington heads to Atlanta with a 2-0 lead

It was not the prettiest game by any stretch, but Washington takes a series 2-0 lead into Game 3 tomorrow in Atlanta. In a game that saw two of the five starters struggle with foul trouble, Washington climbed on the backs of their star players to carry them to victory. After climbing to a 14-6 lead, Washington was in full... Read More
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Wall Shines in Game 1 win over Hawks

Behind a brilliant performance by John Wall, Washington handled their business and took game one against Atlanta 114-107. The Wizards were hosting their first playoff series since the 1978-79 season. Atlanta came in losing two of the three regular season meetings against Washington and was looking to start their playoff push back to the conference finals, which they are two years... Read More
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What Kyle Korver signing means to the Cavaliers

The Cleveland Cavaliers are finalizing a deal to acquire sharpshooter Kyler Korver from the Hawks for Mike Dunleavy Jr and a first round pick. For years now, Korver has been one of the most lethal three point shooters in the league. His effortless stroke has been a staple for the Atlanta Hawks and the success they have been able to... Read More
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Wizards top Hawks for first win of the season

The Wizards who were still searching for their first win of the season last night when they hosted the Hawks at home. Washington fans were anxious for the first victory of the season after the Wizards fell to Toronto in the home opener. The backcourt for the Wizards, Bradley Beal and  John Wall combined for 31 points after three quarters.... Read More
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Beal’s big second half helps Washington close out Atlanta

Fourth quarter, up by three, with less than five seconds remaining in the game. That was the situation Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (28 points, 20 in the second half) was faced with Friday night as he caught the inbound pass and tried to escape the inevitable intentional foul. Beal did escape and so did his team, as the Wizards... Read More
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Three takeaways from the Wizards’ preseason finale

That’s a wrap for the Washington Wizards 2016-17 preseason. They made quick work of the visiting Toronto Raptors 119-82 on Friday night, invoking confidence for the upcoming season, while leaving Raptors head coach Dwayne Casey searching for his team’s identity. “We act like today was the first day of training camp,” Casey said, attempting to explain how his team managed... Read More
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Atlanta Hawks Season Preview

Out with the Old. In with the new. Atlanta will look very different this season after an eventful off-season. Losing Jeff Teague via trade and Al Horford via free agency, the Hawks needed to make a splash in the free agency to keep afloat in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Enter Dwight Howard! With all the turmoil Howard received (and some he caused)... Read More
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Washington’s division foes don’t look the same

The Washington Wizards finished last year with a record of 41-41,  fourth in their division. This season they hope to turn that around and possibly be one of the frontrunners coming out of the Southeast division. They fell short of making the playoffs last year, but as always health is a key in terms of what they may or hope... Read More
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Reviewing Draft Day trades with Free Agency set to start

This past week has altered the landscape of the league before we even get to start free agency (less than 24 hrs away). Front offices have been working the phones tirelessly trying to improve each respective roster just before the wooing & recruiting process commences to start the free agency period. It’s like high school recruiting, only on a bigger... Read More
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Five takeaways from Games 3 & 4

As the series shifted to the “Phone Booth,” Washington was able to split two games in nail biting fashion against the Atlanta Hawks. The Wizards settled for a 2-2 tie after losing a thriller, 106-101 on Monday night. MyMindOnSports’ Troy Jefferson takes a look at some notable observations from the past two games. 1. If John Wall was playing this... Read More
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