NBA Wizards 

Satoransky has career night in win over Pistons

The Washington Wizards got back into the win column by beating the Detroit Pistons last night, 109-91. They used a 17-0 run in the third quarter to create separation. Outscoring the Pistons 35-15 in the period, they did it by playing defense and just flat out playing hard. Detroit Head Coach Stan Van Gundy said the Wizards “played harder” than... Read More
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Timely stops help Washington outlast Detroit

Not one, but two timely blocks from John Wall helped seal the Wizards second win of the season in as many games. After a strong third quarter in which the Wizards appeared to have gotten control of the game, a poor defensive period had the Pistons shoot 69% in the fourth. Despite the hot shooting by the visiting team, Washington’s... Read More
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Detroit Pistons 2017-18 Season Preview

It might be time to give up on Andre Drummond. Detroit is a team with no on court identity. They aren’t great shooters. They play hard, but are still one of the worst defensive teams in the NBA. Drummond, or anyone on that matter, are great low post scorers. And shockingly, Drummond has taken several steps back when it comes... Read More
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10 things we learned about the Eastern Conference this regular season

This regular season has been riddled with a litany of storylines that have driven this years NBA regular season. From Cleveland to Philly, we have learned a lot about the NBA this year. Here are 10 things we learned about the Eastern Conference this regular season. 10. Welcome to Drama Island “They’re high,” Rose said to NBA.com. “I mean, with these... Read More
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Can you win in todays NBA when your best player is a Center?

The NBA is in an age now when you shoot threes and ask questions later. From the Splash Trio in Golden State to the three point family affair in Houston, the league is moving further and further from the rim. The question has to be asked, can your team flourish when your best player is a center? If you look... Read More
Wizards 

Wizards backcourt overpower Pistons in lopsided win

John Wall and Bradley Beal combined for 54 points as Washington tops Detroit 122-106. Wall had his finger prints all over this game as he finished with a game-high 29 points and 11 assists. After starting 0-5, Wall proceeded to make his next seven shots while going 4-4 from beyond the arc. Wall’s contributions did not just stop at scoring and... Read More
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Detroit Pistons Season Preview

Losing Reggie Jackson was a huge blow for Detroit. Other than big man Andre Drummond, Jackson was the one person that the Pistons could not afford to lose for a long period of time. He brings that toughness that embodies Detroit. His scoring ability at the one position was vital to the team’s success. Also, behind him is Ish smith, who... Read More
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Washington fills a need at the deadline, the price may be in question

The Washington Wizards took their time, before striking a deal near the close of business of today’s NBA Trade Deadline. The Wizards traded forwards Kris Humphries and DeJuan Blair to the Phoenix Suns for forward Markieff Morris. A huge part of the transaction was the pick that was included in the deal, Washington sent their 2016 first round pick to... Read More
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Wizards First Win in Detroit Since 2013

Prior to the the road win for the Wizards on Saturday, the Wizards had not beaten the Detroit Pistons since December 30, 2013. However, the losing streak ended as the Wizards defeated Detroit by a close score of 97-95. The first half was deemed a game of runs as the Pistons used an 8-0 run to get things started. The... Read More
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Season Preview: Central Division

With the 2015-2016 NBA approaching, the basketball staff of My Mind on Sports is bringing you our season preview roundtable. In these roundtables we will answer key questions in each division concerning their respective teams. The first division was the Atlantic now it’s time for the Central Division. The Central Division consists of the Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Cleveland Cavaliers,... Read More
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