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D.C. Three: Why the Wizards Must Treat Game 5 as an Elimination Game

The old narrative says, “A playoff series doesn’t truly begin until the home team loses on their floor,” so when will the Raptors and Wizards series get off and running? For starters, the Wizards need to take action now rather than hoping for more “home cooking” in Game 6 and then trying to win a […]

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Jurassic World: Toronto Raptors (1) vs. Washington Wizards (8) Preview

Throughout the course of Wednesday night’s Eastern Conference games, it became increasingly apparent that the Wizards were complacent with remaining the #8 seed and facing the Toronto Raptors to open the NBA playoffs. Washington simply looked lethargic, at best, against the Orlando Magic in a chance to improve their playoff seeding. Had the Wizards won, […]

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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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Identity Crisis: The Anatomy of the Washington Wizards

Throughout an NBA season there are always surprise teams, dominant teams, underachievers, and flat out disappointments. The Washington Wizards have been a mix of all four categories this season, which makes it even more unpredictable to forecast just how the rest of their season (and postseason) will shake out. At a casual glance, the Wizards […]

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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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What Happens While We Wait For The Wizards To Arrive?

The script for the Washington Wizards seems to be the same: Claim that you’re one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference, gain a few signature wins along the way, and wait for the rest of the world to buy in to that idea. So, just how long are we supposed to wait for […]

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Washington Wizards 2017-2018 Season Outlook: Is This The Year?

The Washington Wizards 2016-2017 campaign can be called a success, with them getting back to the Eastern Conference semi-finals with the help of their new coach, Scott Brooks. However, these young Wizards have their sights set on bigger and better things this season an depleted East.  With their home opener just a day away, it’s […]

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The Top 10 NBA Duos of 2017

With the NBA regular season less than a month away, the free agency period of 2017 has been one for the ages. Transactions involving blockbuster deals and signings have forced fans around the globe to speculate whether their franchise has what it takes to bring home a title. Here are the top ten duos of […]

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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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#1 Overall Picks in NBA Since 2000: The Worst to The Best

As the NBA Summer League comes to an end, this is an appropriate time to look back and reflect on the rookies from all the drafts this century. What better way than to form a list? 18/17) Ben Simmons (LSU), Markelle Fultz (Washington)  There is a reason these two are tied for last, and it’s […]

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