TAG: Washington Wizards

NBA / Jan 26, 2015 / 1:30 pm

Kobe Bryant Says He Longed To Join Michael Jordan, Wizards In Early 2000s

Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan

It’s easy and convenient to forget now, but there was a time that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant didn’t “bleed purple and gold.” In a sprawling story by Michael Lee of the Washington Post, Mamba confirms that he longed to team with idol Michael Jordan on the Washington Wizards in the early 2000s. Read More »

GIFs / Jan 26, 2015 / 10:30 am

Watch John Wall’s Between-The-Legs Assist To Gortat

John Wall

The Eastern Conference’s starting guard in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, John Wall, withstood Ty Lawson (31 points, 12 dimes) and helped his Wizards beat a frisky Nuggets team, 117-115, last night. His double-double was the biggest reason why, with 19 points and 16 assists, but one assist stood above all the rest. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 25, 2015 / 1:00 pm

Video: Paul Pierce Hits 2,000th 3-Pointer Of Career, Lets Crowd Know About It

Paul Pierce

The Washington Wizards lost to the Portland Trail Blazers in an extremely competitive game on Saturday night. But despite his team’s setback, Paul Pierce still achieved bragging rights that only three other players in league history can boast – and he let the Moda Center crowd know about it. Watch Pierce hit the 2,000th three-pointer of his storied career and immediately count out that exalted number. Read More »

All-Star, Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 23, 2015 / 12:15 pm

adidas Unveils J Wall 1 NYC “All-Star” Edition

adidas J Wall 1 "All-Star"

John Wall was named a starter for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game yesterday. On cue, adidas introduced the J Wall 1 “All-Star” colorway for the event. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 22, 2015 / 10:15 am

Video: Russell Westbrook’s Game-Winning Layup With 0.8 Seconds Left

Russell Westbrook, John Wall

We mentioned this briefly last night, but it bears repeating: Russell Westbrook played Moses in the last few seconds of OKC’s 105-103 OT win in Washington, parting the Wizards defensive Red Sea for the game-winning layup with just 0.8 seconds left in overtime. Read More »

Video / Jan 21, 2015 / 10:50 pm

Watch Kevin Durant Drop Hammer On Marcin Gortat In Crunch-Time (UPDATE)

Kevin Durant, Marcin Gortat

Kevin Durant, Marcin Gortat

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Washington Wizards are currently locked in an overtime battle. Without this epic smash by Kevin Durant, his team would be in even more trouble. Watch the reigning MVP use one dribble and rise for a nasty hammer dunk on Marcin Gortat to tie up the score with just under three minutes remaining in the first extra session. Read More »

NBA / Jan 21, 2015 / 3:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Trevor Booker On The Young Jazz, Cousin Jordan Hill & His Crazy Shot

Trevor Booker

If you’ve heard J. Cole’s 2014 Forest Hills Drive album, you’re probably a hip-hop enthusiast. If you’ve heard of Trevor Booker you are probably a bit of basketball enthusiast as well. Why else would you be here if you weren’t? A comparison of Cole and Booker may be connected by faint dots on the surface, but there is a deeper connection that can be made if examined past initial externalities. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 19, 2015 / 8:15 pm

Video: John Wall Zips No-Look, 40-Foot Bullet To Marcin Gortat For Dunk

John Wall

John Wall had a lot of fun in his team’s romp over the Philadelphia 76ers this afternoon. Watch the Washington Wizards maestro look off the defense and zip a 40-foot bullet to Marcin Gortat for slam. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 19, 2015 / 3:15 pm

Watch John Wall Hurl QB-Style Pass To Bradley Beal For Dunk After Jump-Ball

John Wall

John Wall

We’ve never seen a play quite like this one – at least on the hardwood. After Marcin Gortat wins a jump-ball, watch John Wall corral the tip and immediately hurl a perfect almost full-court pass to Bradley Beal for a soaring jam in today’s game between the Washington Wizards and Philadelphia 76ers. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 18, 2015 / 10:00 pm

Video: Paul Pierce Mimics Westbrook’s “Execute” Interview In Funky Glasses

Paul Pierce

The day after Russell Westbrook repeatedly answered reporters with some version of “we executed,” Paul Pierce had some fun with the media after his Wizards defeated his former Nets team 99-90 in Brooklyn Saturday night. Read More »