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Planting Seeds: What Playoff Opponent Would Most Favor the Wizards?

A quick look at the NBA Eastern Conference Standings shows two front-runners, the Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics, and a crowded number of teams stacked in the middle. It seems to be anyone’s guess as to how all the seedings will shake out, but we will be taking a look at the possible playoff match-ups […]

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Beginning of the End for the Cavaliers Era?

In a way, we need to give credit to the Cleveland Cavaliers. With three straight NBA Finals appearances under LeBron James, this has clearly been one of the best Eastern Conference franchises. As time goes on, eras obviously end at some point in time. I explained this concept within my second mid-week take on Tuesday […]

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Time for Cleveland to Enter “Panic Mode”?

This season for Cleveland has been an inconsistent one to say the least, as LeBron James and company are unraveling before our very eyes. With a serious injury to Kevin Love underway, is this a Cavaliers squad that should be concerned about the home stretch of the 2017-18 NBA season? In my eyes, Cleveland should […]

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Save Us John Wall, You’re Our Only Hope

With all the hype surrounding the new Star Wars film, The Last Jedi, releasing today, it seemed only fitting that John Wall would make his return last night in dramatic fashion for the Washington Wizards’ victory over the Memphis Grizzlies. Wall, who has missed the past nine games with some left knee soreness, came back when […]

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MLB

2017-18 NBA Playoff Predictions

The start of the NBA season is always an exciting time, and with the abundance of off-season moves during free agency, as well as executed blockbuster trades, the league has shaped out quite differently than ever before. Here are my predictions for playoff seeding in the Western and Eastern Conferences: West 1. Golden State Warriors: […]

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NBA

Wizards Starting to Feel National TV Love

As a fellow Washington Wizards fan from the DC Metropolitan area, I have grown accustomed to not expecting much from the local sports franchises. This rings even more true when it comes to the squads being on national television for all the world to see. The Washington Wizards have already been graced with two marquee […]

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The Distinct Future of the Washington Wizards 

After being eliminated for awhile now, a buzzing question around the nation is what direction the Wizards will head in.  After their heartbreaking series loss to the Boston Celtics, the franchise has been sent back home to prepare for the NBA Draft. With that, what exact holes does the team need to fill in order […]

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NBA

Derek Fisher Fired by Knicks

On Monday, the New York Knicks decided to fire head coach Derek Fisher after his second year. The team lost its fifth straight game, as well as nine of the past ten.  The Knicks sit at 23-31 this season, and even were in talks about potential playoff candidates earlier. Last season, the team went 17-65 […]

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NBA

Mario Chalmers Traded To Memphis Grizzlies

The Miami Heat have traded Mario Chalmers to the Memphis Grizzlies for Guard Beno Uriha, Jarnell Stokes and a second-round draft pick. The teams swap backup point guards, but it’s much more clear what Miami gains: Money. The Heat trim their projected expenditures by $7,985,756*  ($2,129,535 in payroll and $5,856,221 in luxury tax), The Memphis Grizzlies […]

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