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Takeaways From Wizards Loss to Knicks

John Wall’s return was spoiled by a 90-88 loss to the New York Knicks. While rotation guys like Markieff Morris, Trey Burke (foot), and Marcus Thornton (Thumb) were sidelined, Coach Brooks got a look at some other players on the floor. Here are some takeaways from the game: John Wall hasn’t really missed a beat Before the game, Coach Scott Brooks mentioned… Read More
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Washington hosts Miami to kick off the preseason

Finishing last season 41-41 and failing to make the playoffs, the Wizards will look to turn that around this season. They’ve added some key additions in Trey Burke (formerly of the Utah Jazz)and getting 6’7 Tomas Satoransky from Barcelona to come over and begin his NBA career. They’ve also added two forwards from Orlando, Jason Smith and Andrew Nicholson, along… Read More
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Shades of ’03 as international players dominate Round 1

The theme for the 2016 NBA Draft was international flavor. Eight international players that did not play basketball in the United States last year were drafted in the first round, tying a record set in 2003. There were six players who played collegiately last year that went in the first round, including the No. 1 overall pick, Ben Simmons, out… Read More
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Knicks fill a need by trading for former MVP

Former 2011 NBA MVP Derrick rose is a member of the New York Knicks after being traded from the Chicago Bulls yesterday afternoon. For those who don’t remember, Rose has been through a well documented injury history. Tearing his ACL twice and his meniscus, despite his injuries and even at this stage of Rose career he still can be a… Read More
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Rose headed to the Big Apple

It was only a matter of time before the marriage between the Chicago Bulls and point guard Derrick Rose came to an end. Wednesday afternoon was that time as the Bulls shipped Rose and Justin Holiday to the New York Knicks in exchange for Robin Lopez, Jose Calderon and Jerian Grant. The Knicks are hoping to get the Rose of… Read More
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Carmelo Anthony: “We are targets”

New York Knicks’ guard Cleanthony Early was robbed and shot in the knee on December 30 after he was at a strip club in Queens with his girlfriend. The attack came 10 days after teammate Derrick Williams was allegedly robbed of $750,000 worth of jewelry by two women he had brought home that night. Carmelo Anthony, who is the face… Read More
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Melo goes for 37, spoils Wiz home opener

The Washington Wizards have a couple days off to regroup after their home opener that was taken over by one Carmelo Anthony. Coming into the game, Melo had been struggling to find his shot. Guess all he needed was a mix of bad defense a bit of motivation and Jared Dudley provided that over the summer with a few reckless… Read More
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Season Previews: Atlantic 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 up is the Atlantic. The Atlantic Division consists of the New York Knicks, Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets, Toronto Raptors, and the Boston… Read More
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Wizards start preseason at home, finish on the road in Montreal

While the NFL season is rapidly approaching, the NBA’s time is on it’s heels. The Washington Wizards have released their preseason schedule today. Their training camp will begin at Towson University near the end of September, it will finish up at their in season home in the Verizon Center. Washington is looking to build upon last season’s success which ended… Read More
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