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Los Angeles Clippers Season Preview

It is officially year five of the Clippers “big 3” experiment, when is it time to call it a failure? A team constructed of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin, and DeAndre Jordan have to be good right? Each one of them are in the top five of their respective positions and that should alone get them at least to the NBA Finals… Read More
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Clippers humiliate Wizards, snapping four game win streak

The Los Angeles Clippers came into the Verizon Center and punished the Washington Wizards, winning 108-91, snapping their four game win streak. Without Blake Griffin, Chris Paul and Jamal Crawford led the way for LA. In his return to Washington, Paul Pierce scored nine points on 4/7 shooting. Here are the takeaways from Monday night’s clash from MyMindOnSports’ Troy Jefferson.… Read More
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Stretching the floor a key for Washington’s forwards

The Washington Wizards start this season in a rather peculiar situation, last year’s second round playoff run was sparked by the decision to play more “small ball”.  Moving small forward Paul Pierce to the four (power forward) and the emergence of Otto Porter Jr, something Wizards fans were calling for all season. Gone is Paul Pierce, he choose to play… Read More
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One former, two current Wizards make the bottom half of SI’s Top 100

Another year, another list for Wizards fans and players to break down. Sports Illustrated is sharing their list of the top 100 players in the NBA,  about 45 minutes ago they shared rankings 100-51. Two current Wizards mad the list and one former player were listed between this range, wonder if any references to this list will be made at… Read More
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Pierce has made his decision, joins the Clippers

The Washington Wizards and Paul Pierce spent just one season together, getting to the second round of the playoffs before being eliminated by the Atlanta Hawks. The veteran swingman had a player option, he declined opting in, which was expected as it’s typical for players so that they can get an opportunity to make more money. Pierce’s three-year deal with… 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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Keys to Victory: Game 2- Wizards & Raptors

Paul Pierce backed up his trash talk on Saturday with 20 points against the Raptors, Nene and Drew Gooden dominated on the boards and Kevin Seraphin was a huge boost off the bench. If the Wizards want to come back to D.C. up 2-0, here are some other things that need to go right on Tuesday night. John Wall/ Bradley… Read More
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Depth to be Tested In Beal’s Absence

  There Washington Wizards will be without one of their young stars to start the regular season, shooting guard Bradley Beal is expected to be out between 6-8 weeks with a fracture in his left wrist per multiple reports. Fortunately, there doesn’t seem to be any nerve damage per David Aldridge. The injury occurred during a preseason matchup against the… Read More
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With Bradley Beal out, the Wizards face early test of depth

The Washington Wizards coaching staff and players boasted about how much better the team would be this season because of how much deeper they became in free agency. They were right to do so. The additions of two big men in Kris Humphries and Dejaun Blair strengthened the backcourt. Both are upgrades from Kevin Seraphin, who played big minutes early… Read More
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