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Latest News / Nov 5, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Video: J.R. Smith Hits Glen Rice, Jr. Below The Belt; Fine, Suspension Coming?

Glen Rice, Jr.

Cruel world, the NBA. As Glen Rice, Jr. played pressure defense on J.R. Smith near halfcourt in the Washington Wizards’ win over the New York Knicks last night, Rice suddenly goes down in a heap when Smith begins his drive. There’s nothing notable about the sequence on the surface, and a foul was even called on the Wizards’ shooting guard. But a discerning eye catches what the officials obviously didn’t – Smith aggressively extending his left arm to Rice’s groin while putting the ball on the floor. Read More »

NBA / Nov 4, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Report: Kevin Durant Might Have Narrowed 2016 FA Choices To Thunder, Wizards

Kevin Durant

John Wall, Bradley Beal, and Kevin Durant? Sounds pretty good to us. According to Grantland’s Zach Lowe, some league executives believe Durant has already narrowed his 2016 free agency choices to his hometown Washington Wizards and the incumbent Oklahoma City Thunder. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 31, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Photo: Paul Pierce Goes All-Out For Halloween As Captain America

Paul Pierce, Marcin Gortat

This doesn’t beat < strong>Deron Williams as Khal Drogo, but Paul Pierce’s Halloween effort is still commendable nonetheless. The Washington Wizards forward embraced his inner-superhero with this full-body Captain America costume. Read More »

NBA / Oct 31, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Video: John Wall Goes Off For 30 Points, 12 Assists In Wizards Win Over Magic

John Wall

John Wall is coming off his best season of his young career, with an All-Star selection and playoff experience now under his belt. Despite his solid 2014-15 regular season debut of 16 point and 11 assists, the Wizards were unable to overcome Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat on Wednesday. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 31, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Ray Allen Will Watch How Season Plays Out, Needs Week To Reach Game Shape

Ray Allen

These seem like good times for Ray Allen. The future Hall-of-Famer is simply enjoying family life and managing his own time while mulling a decision as whether or not to play in the NBA this season. And as he told Dom Amore of the Hartford Courant, Allen is keeping a watchful eye on how teams perform during the regular season while away from the league. Read More »

NBA / Oct 29, 2014 / 11:00 pm

Dunk Of The Season? Heat’s James Ennis Embarrasses Rasual Butler With Facial

James Ennis

Who needs LeBron James? Well, the Miami Heat definitely do. And while the Heat will obviously struggle to replace The King’s all-encompassing impact, it seems little-known wing James Ennis will at least produce a portion of LeBron’s epic highlights. Watch the rookie turn-in his dunk of the year submission by catching on the break and rising for an epic facial slam on the Washington Wizards’ Rasual Butler. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Oct 23, 2014 / 4:45 pm

GIF: Huge Marcin Gortat Block Leads To John Wall’s Reverse, Double-Pump Slam

Iman Shumpert, Marcin Gortat

Iman Shumpert, Marcin Gortat

Of the countless attributes why basketball ranks as the world’s best game is a near constant stream of end-to-end action. There’s no waiting, players perform on both sides of the ball, and offense turns to defense and vice versa in a flash. This huge block of an Iman Shumpert dunk by Marcin Gortat and ensuing reverse, double-pump jam by John Wall is a shining example of what makes hoops – played at its highest level, too – so enthralling. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 23, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Video: Carmelo Anthony & John Wall Combine For 59 Points In Close Knicks Win

John Wall, Shane Larkin

Carmelo Anthony played hero in the New York Knicks’ 103-100 win over the Washington Wizards at Madison Square Garden last night, but John Wall sure proved a worthy villain. In a dazzling of basketball superstardom, Anthony and Wall combined for 59 points – 30 and 29, respectively – in an exhibition game oft-carried the intensity of a regular season matchup. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 22, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Paul Pierce Says Player Movement Is “A Great Thing For Our League” (Video)

Paul Pierce

We still haven’t grown accustomed to seeing Paul Pierce in a Washington Wizards uniform. According to the Boston Celtics’ legend and former Brooklyn Net, though, watching star players don different jerseys is something with which we’ll be forced to become far more comfortable as time goes on. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 21, 2014 / 11:30 am

GIF: Tyreke Evans Performs Impressive “Moonwalk” Travel That Goes Uncalled

Tyreke Evans, Nene

It’s hard to be an NBA ref. We try our best to give them the benefit of the doubt, but they’re often found by fans to be lacking. Last night, when Anthony Davis was busy destroying the Wizards, his teammate, Tyreke Evans, performed an egregious travel of at least four steps backwards in an impressive moonwalk display that went completely unnoticed by the refs. Read More »