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13 hrs ago | Bullets Forever

No, John Wall doesn't need to shoot less often

One piece argues that John Wall needs to shoot less for the Wizards to be better.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, NBA Players, Bradley Beal, Paul Pierce, Drew Gooden

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Wiz of Awes

Washington Wizards: Summer In Review

Mar 15, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards players celebrate on the bench against the Brooklyn Nets in the fourth quarter at Verizon Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Bradley Beal, NBA Players

Wed Jul 23, 2014

BleacherReport

5 NBA Teams That Vaulted into Contention During the 2014 Offseason

It's not often that a free-agent crop is capable of completely shifting the NBA landscape - of turning pretenders into contenders and contenders into also-rans.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, NBA Players

BleacherReport

Can Paul Pierce Provide Washington Wizards with What They Need?

In a move that lends significant credibility to their upward trajectory, free agent Paul Pierce opted to sign a two-year, $10 million contract with the Washington Wizards .

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Bradley Beal, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bullets Forever

The Wizards may have too many big men

It's a weird thing to say, but have the Wizards loaded up on their frontcourt too much at the expense of other positions? I agree with common opinion that the Wizards had a great offseason, though mostly for big-picture reasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Kevin Seraphin, Al Harrington, NBA Players, Drew Gooden, New Jersey Nets

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NBA.com

Hang Time: Only The Beginning

That flash we saw from the John Wall and Bradley Beal -led Wizards in the Eastern Conference semifinals is still going strong into both free agency and here in the Samsung NBA Summer League, where youngsters like Glen Rice Jr .

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Glen Rice Jr., Bradley Beal, Trevor Booker, NBA Players

The Winnipeg Free Press

Milwaukee Bucks awarded contract of guard Kendall Marshall, 2 days after Lakers waive him

The Milwaukee Bucks have been awarded the contract of Kendall Marshall, the second-year guard who was waived last week by the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Kendall Marshall, NBA Players, Washington Wizards

Sat Jul 19, 2014

BleacherReport

Washington Wizards Gearing Up for Run at Eastern Conference Supremacy

What's keeping the Washington Wizards from rising near the very top of the Eastern Conference standings in 2014-15? The Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to be quite competitive after receiving a commitment and signed contract from LeBron James, but they're still a youthful and inexperienced bunch without much hope on the defensive end.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Bradley Beal, Trevor Booker, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players

SLAM! Sports

Wizards acquire Kris Humphries from Boston Celtics

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade shoots the ball as Boston Celtics forward/centre Kris Humphries defends during the first quarter at TD Garden.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Kris Humphries, Boston Celtics, Kevin Seraphin, Drew Gooden

Wiz of Awes

NBA Free Agency: The Wizardry of Ernie Grunfeld

I haven't seen the Wizards manage their finances this well since Gringotts Wizarding Bank.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Trevor Booker, NBA Players, John Wall, Bradley Beal, Trevor Ariza

MSNBC

Report: Wizards to bring back Kevin Seraphin on $3.8 million qualifying offer

With all the moves the Wizards had made to bring depth to the front line in the past week - Kris Humphries , DeJuan Blair , not to mention re-signing Marcin Gortat - it had looked like Kevin Seraphin 's time in the nation's Capital is done.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, NBA Players, Kevin Seraphin

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Wiz of Awes

Should Nene Become the Washington Wizards' Sixth Man?

May 15, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards power forward Nene argues with an official during the first half against the Indiana Pacers in game six of the second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Verizon Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, NBA Players, Bradley Beal, Trevor Booker, Andre Miller

Bradenton.com

Stretching the Field: Wizards keeping up with rest of NBA

The Wizards are making a transformation Robert Downey, Jr. would be envious of with a talent-laden roster and high hopes for a successful 2014-15 campaign.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Bradley Beal, NBA Players, Otto Porter Jr., Martell Webster

Bullets Forever

Who else can the Wizards sign to round out their roster?

With Washington using their remaining cap space on the likes of Kris Humphries and DeJuan Blair, they'll need to fill out the end of the bench with players that can be had cheap.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Garrett Temple, NBA Players, Al Harrington, Andre Miller, Detroit Pistons, Peyton Siva

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Washington Post

Jason Kidd praises Wizardsa acquisition of Paul Pierce

Former Brooklyn Nets Coach Jason Kidd said the Wizards' acquisition of Paul Pierce, along with their other moves during a busy offseason, will make them "one of the top teams" in the Eastern Conference While LeBron James was the biggest and perhaps most important domino to fall thus far in the NBA's free agency period, the Washington Wizards have ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Jason Kidd, NBA Players, Trevor Booker, Trevor Ariza, Martell Webster

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Sports Media 101

Re-Examining the Eastern Conference Power Structure in the Aftermath of Free Agency

Wizards 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Washington Wizards as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Bradley Beal, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, Drew Gooden

Tue Jul 15, 2014

MSNBC

Report: Kris Humphries signs three-year, $13 million deal with Wizards

When Nene is healthy, the Washington Wizards have a powerful front line with him and just re-signed Marcin Gortat .

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Trevor Ariza, NBA Players, Bradley Beal, Kris Humphries, Boston Celtics

Mon Jul 14, 2014

CBS Local

Robb: Paul Pierce A Great Fit In Unlikely New Landing Spot

LeBron James may have made the biggest decision of the NBA offseason, but Paul Pierce's new destination may rank as the biggest surprise of NBA free agency thus far.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, Sam Cassell, NBA Players, John Wall, Bradley Beal

The Washington Post

Why Paul Pierce is a better fit for the Wizards than Trevor Ariza

Pierce, who turns 37 next season, is nearly eight years older than Ariza and nearing the end of his career.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, NBA Players, Bradley Beal, Trevor Ariza

Sun Jul 13, 2014

The Smoking Cuban

DeJuan Blair to the Washington Wizads

After using all their cap room on Chandler Parsons and trading for big man Greg Smith , DeJuan Blair 's future in Dallas was in doubt.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dallas Mavericks, NBA Basketball, DeJuan Blair, NBA Players, Washington Wizards, Dirk Nowitzki, Shawn Marion

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