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NBA / Dec 8, 2014 / 11:15 pm

Video: John Wall Breaks Down After Dedicating Win To Cancer Victim

John Wall

We’d begun a post highlighting John Wall’s incredible crunch-time performance in the Washington Wizards’ 133-132 double overtime win versus the Boston Celtics tonight. But nothing Wall did with the ball in his hands compared to the message he conveyed after the game. Watch an overtly emotional Wall dedicate his team’s victory to Miyah Telemaque-Nelson, a six year-old friend of the Washington superstar who succumbed to Burkitt’s lymphoma on Monday morning. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 8, 2014 / 11:00 am

Video: Rajon Rondo’s Triple-Double In Win Over Wizards

Rajon Rondo

In recording his 31st career triple-double on Sunday, Rajon Rondo helped his Celtics to their third straight win this season over former teammate Paul Pierce and Eastern Conference contenders, Washington. They almost lost it at the end yet again, but Rondo and Co. held on. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 7, 2014 / 2:00 pm

GIF: After Turnover, John Wall Soars For Chase-Down Block Of Jeff Green

John Wall, Jeff Green, Bradley Beal

John Wall is officially new king of the chase-down block. Watch the Washington Wizards point guard react to a turnover by soaring to swat Jeff Green’s finger roll out of bounds in the early going of his team’s game against the Boston Celtics. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 5, 2014 / 10:45 pm

Video: John Wall Rejects Wilson Chandler At The Rim But Lands On Bradley Beal

John Wall, Wilson Chandler

John Wall had 12 dimes in 28 minutes in Washington’s dominating 30-point win over the Nuggets in Washington, 118-89. He also had a pair of blocks, including one rejection of Wilson Chandler right at the rim. His fall after the swat, wasn’t very comfortable for Bradley Beal, though. Read More »

Video / Dec 5, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Paul Pierce Goes “Back To Boston” In New Video For The Players’ Tribune

Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce (photo. Players’ Tribune)

Paul Pierce recently said that he “definitely” hopes to return to the Boston Celtics before his time in the NBA is through. Over the next two seasons, though, a pair of annual trips to Bean Town will have to suffice for the Washington Wizards forward. In a new video for The Players’ Tribune, Pierce walks the streets of Boston in advance of Sunday’s matchup with his former team and tries to break into the TD Garden. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 4, 2014 / 2:00 pm

John Wall Gets Fouled By Kobe Bryant On Made Three, Celebrates With Shimmy

John Wall, Bradley Beal

John Wall, Bradley Beal (Geoff Burke, USATODAY)

The nation’s capital is quickly becoming John Wall’s town. Watch the Washington Wizards star hit a dagger three-pointer while getting fouled by Kobe Bryant and appeal to the Verizon Center crowd with a celebratory shoulder shimmy. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 2, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Video: All The Little Upgrades In John Wall’s Game As Wiz Blowout Heat

Shawne Williams, John Wall

In a little over 31 minutes John Wall played against the Heat on Monday night, he showed off some of the finest basketball we’ve ever seen from him in his still-young career. He found a nice balance between his own offense and getting teammates involved on his way to 18 points, 13 assists, five rebounds, two steals and a block. All of which led the Wizards to their blowout win over their Conference rivals the Heat, 107-86. Let’s look at his efficient night, with a special emphasis on those facets of his game he’s worked so hard to improve. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Dec 1, 2014 / 9:30 pm

Video: Andre Miller Takes Heat To School With Crossover, Fake Pass, Layup

Andre Miller

Andre Miller is like the NBA-playing professor we never had but always wanted. Is there anything more enjoyable than watching the 38 year-old basketball genius teach? Of course not. And if you’re still dubious, check out this awesome series of fakes Miller makes on his way to a layup against the Miami Heat. Read More »

NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 10:15 pm

Video: John Wall, Tristan Thompson Incite Skirmish In Cavs’ Win Over Wizards

Kyrie Irving, Paul Pierce, John Wall

This is awesome. What the burgeoning rivalry between the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers really needed was a a skirmish, and Tristan Thompson and John Wall gave it to us. After Thompson accidentally knocked Wall down, Washington’s All-Star point guard took exception, getting in Thompson’s face and inciting a brief skirmish. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 21, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Paul Pierce On Rivalry With LeBron James: “It’s Like Fighting For The Same Girl”

LeBron James, Paul Pierce

“Rivalries aren’t really rivalries unless the teams and players hate each other!” Well, tell that to Paul Pierce and LeBron James. Ahead of their first matchup as members of the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers tonight, The Truth offered rare insight to his hyper-competitive and oft-contentious relationship with The King: “I’ve got a lot of respect for him.” Read More »