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Winners and Losers From the 2018 NBA Draft

As the 2018 NBA Draft concluded late Thursday night in Brooklyn, many organizations and fan bases were ecstatic about the players who picked up their team’s hat and made their way up the stage to shake the commissioner’s hand. Here is a look at the winners and losers from the draft: Winner: Phoenix Suns Perhaps […]

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The DC Sports Curse Has Been Shattered

I still can’t believe what I just witnessed last evening. The Washington Capitals have finally secured their franchise’s first Stanley Cup Championship in dominant fashion, winning the series in five games versus the Las Vegas Golden Knights. That loud sound you heard last night was all of Washington, DC exhaling in relief as the DC […]

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Confessions of a (Former) LeBron James Hater

LeBron James has long been a polarizing athlete to be a fan of. It seems like James “witnesses” are all-in on him, regardless of which uniform he dons, while the rest of the fans fall into the “hater” category. I would be the first to admit that for the longest time, I have fallen into […]

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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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NBA Postseason Power Rankings

The NBA postseason is among us, as the top 16 NBA rosters from the 2017-18 season will battle it out in hopes of hoisting the trophy by the end. Here is where the franchises stand heading into the first round: 1. Golden State Warriors¬† Regardless of the Houston Rockets containing a stronger regular season record, […]

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Are The 76ers A Legitimate Playoff Threat?

The Philadelphia 76ers have had their best season in a very long time. In fact, they haven’t had a winning record in a full season of the NBA since 2004-05 (43-39), and are just two games away from having their first fifty win season since 2000-01. That year, they lost 4-1 in the NBA Finals […]

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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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