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Wizards vs Knicks takeaways

By Cardell Dudley   Washington in their first preseason game against NBA competition pulled out a 104-100 win over the New York Knicks. John Wall was in mid-season form in his first game of the preseason, posting 19 points and 6 assist, both game highs. As with every team in preseason, there were some highs and lows during the game. Washington... Read More
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It’s all about fit for Wizards, Porter

There wasn’t any drama involved with Otto Porter Jr’s press conference yesterday to officially announce him signing his extension to remain in Washington. The former Georgetown Hoya is now the highest paid (4-year, $106 million) player on the Wizards, that should change once John Wall makes his decision to resign with Washington. That being said, like his smooth game and... 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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Washington pushes the pace, runs past Philadelphia

In John Wall’s home preseason debut, the point guard proved that his presence makes a huge difference. The last time these two teams met, sans Wall of course, they went to double overtime. That wouldn’t be the case tonight, Washington jumped all over the 76ers early and didn’t look back. The one bright spot for Philadelphia was the play of... Read More
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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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What to look for as Wizards host Heat

The Washington Wizards start their seven game preseason journey tonight at home. They’ll be taking on the very new looking Miami Heat, both Scott Brooks and Bradley Beal spoke to the media yesterday about tonight’s game. This will be the first time everyone gets to see the “new” Wizards against an opponent, to see how this defensive and offensive system... Read More
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Smith discusses the role for the bigs on this team

Jason Smith talked about the screen&roll game and how it impacts him playing with guards like Wall and Beal. He also talked about the team’s mentality this year and what’s expected out of the he and his fellow bigs. Smith is one of several offseason additions to a somewhat new front court, especially in regards to the depth behind Gortat... Read More
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