TAG: Washington Wizards

Latest News / Jan 16, 2015 / 8:30 pm

Video: John Wall Sprints Past All Five Nets For Coast-To-Coast Layup

John Wall

LeBron James is fast. Ty Lawson is faster. And Russell Westbrook is faster still. Where does that leave John Wall? Something between a jet and a rocket, of course. Watch the Washington Wizards superstar show-off his unmatched speed in the open court by sprinting past seven players for a coast-to-coast layup in his team’s game against the Brooklyn Nets. Read More »

Smack / Jan 16, 2015 / 4:30 pm

Paul Pierce Before Facing Nets: “Any Team Without Paul Pierce Misses Him”

Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce has never lacked for confidence. The Washington Wizards forward is a frequent crunch-time playmaker and avid trash-talker, traits backed-up by a legendary career that will eventually make him a Hall-of-Famer. And though his role in 2014-2015 is an ancillary one, the 37 year-old still boasts the charming arrogance that’s spurred him to superstardom. Read More »

NBA / Jan 9, 2015 / 10:45 pm

Video: John Wall Skips To Celebrate Wizards Trey; Taunting Derrick Rose?

John Wall

The Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 102-86 on Friday night, avenging a late December loss to the Windy City’s team in the process. It’s safe to say that development was hardly lost on John Wall. Perhaps taunting Derrick Rose’s similar celebration from these teams’ previous matchup, the Wizards star point guard giddily skipped after Rasual Butler hit a three-pointer when the game was out of reach in the fourth quarter. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 8, 2015 / 4:30 pm

Watch John Wall Get Steal, Finish With Slick Double-Pump Reverse Dunk

John Wall

John Wall (photo. NBA)

John Wall’s playmaking wizardry makes it easy to forget that he’s the reigning Slam Dunk Contest Champion. He provided a nice reminder last night. Watch the Washington Wizards superstar grab a steal and finish on the other end with a soaring double-pump reverse dunk. Read More »

Smack / Jan 5, 2015 / 1:40 pm

Paul Pierce Says Carmelo Anthony Is Toughest Cover In Players’ Tribune Post

Carmelo Anthony, Paul Pierce

Kobe Bryant is perhaps the best individual scorer basketball has ever seen. No player in league history boasts the combination of size, athleticism, scoring ability, and playmaking talent of LeBron James. And Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady are the best reasonable facsimiles of Bryant and James that have appeared over the past two decades. But no member of that esteemed quartet is the star who Paul Pierce deems his toughest defensive assignment. In a new post for The Players’ Tribune, the Washington Wizards forward and Boston Celtics legend says no player is harder to guard than Carmelo Anthony. Read More »

Video / Jan 3, 2015 / 1:00 pm

Watch Kevin Durant Drop 34 Points In 32 Minutes As OKC Climbs To .500

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant (Mark D. Smith, USATODAY)

Perhaps the scariest – or most exciting, depending on who you ask – aspect of Kevin Durant’s game this season is he doesn’t feel that his rhythm is where it could be. Read More »

Video / Dec 30, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Bradley Beal Drops Season-High 33 Points In Nail-Biting Win Over Rockets

Bradley Beal

Bradley Beal (Troy Taormina, USATODAY)

The Washington Wizards continued to show NBA fans that they are the young team on the rise to look out for on Monday night in Houston. Arguably the NBA’s most entertaining game of the night was not only a thriller that went down to the wire, but it also hosted a remarkable duel at the shooting guard position. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 27, 2014 / 8:00 pm

GIF: John Wall Winks After Finishing Another 360 Layup

John Wall

It seems we’ve found John Wall’s signature move. After finishing a mesmerizing 360-degree layup on Christmas against the New York Knicks, the superstar Washington Wizards point guard did it again tonight against the Boston Celtics. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 26, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Quincy Acy Suspended One Game For Scuffle With John Wall (Video)

Quincy Acy, Nené, John Wall

Christmas can be a stressful time – especially if you’re playing in a professional basketball game. After reacting to a shove from John Wall by throwing a “punch” in his team’s loss to the Washington Wizards yesterday, New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy has been suspended for one game. Read More »

Video / Dec 25, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Watch John Wall Split Pick-And-Roll, Finish With Incredible 360 Layup

Jason Smith, John Wall

Jason Smith, John Wall

No Christmas gift could be better than this one from John Wall. Watch the Washington Wizards superstar point guard split a high pick-and-roll and explode for a graceful 360-degree layup during his team’s game against the New York Knicks. Read More »