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4 hrs ago | Wiz of Awes

A Salute to Trevor Booker And His Time With the Washington Wizards

Mar 1, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Washington Wizards power forward Trevor Booker against the Philadelphia 76ers during the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Trevor Booker, NBA Players, Andre Miller, Paul Pierce, Drew Gooden, Kris Humphries, Boston Celtics

5 hrs ago | Swarm and Sting

Charlotte Hornets: An Appreciation of Al Jefferson

Apr 9, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Charlotte Bobcats center Al Jefferson scores the game-tying basket as Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat defends in the final seconds of the fourth quarter at Verizon Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Charlotte Bobcats, NBA Basketball, Al Jefferson, NBA Players, Marcin Gortat

7 hrs ago | Bullets Forever

Open Debate: Which backup big will get the most minutes next season?

After a summer focused on bolstering the Wizards' frontcourt, how do you think Randy Wittman will dole out the minutes this season? We got a lot of responses, so we wanted to throw it out to you as well, because it will be something to keep an eye on as the Wizards try to maximize the value of their summer acquisitions and replace what they lost ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Trevor Booker, NBA Players, Paul Pierce, Drew Gooden, Kris Humphries, Boston Celtics

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Would You Rather: Bogaerts, Cespedes And Betts Or Stanton?

"I would rather have Mankins and Hoomanawanui, and here's why: It's not like we're talking about having Gronk on or off the team, we're talking about Wright," said Jones.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, John Wall

Wed Aug 27, 2014

BleacherReport

Who Will Step Up as Anthony Davis' Wingman Next Year for New Orleans Pelicans?

Ready to be the NBA 's "next in line," as he was christened by reigning MVP Kevin Durant in the media .

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, John Wall

Bullets Forever

Team Record & Rotation Irritability

Now that the schedule has been released, I'm curious as to what everyone feels our record will be after certain increments of games ? Additionally, which player do you feel is most likely to be left out of the rotation that might madden us during the season? As you know, Wittman is notorious for rolling with veterans versus younger players - ... (more)

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Sports Media 101

Do the Washington Wizards Have Enough Backcourt Depth to Get By?

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, NBA Basketball, Glen Rice Jr., Kevin Seraphin, Marcin Gortat, Bradley Beal, NBA Players, Drew Gooden

BleacherReport

Why James Harden and Dwight Howard Are Under Enormous Pressure to Win Now

As the self-proclaimed "cornerstones" of the Houston Rockets , the pressure is on Dwight Howard and James Harden to take the team to another level immediately.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, NBA Players, James Harden, Donatas Motiejunas, Trevor Ariza

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Boston.com

Celtics Individual Game Tickets To Go On Sale WednesdaySports

Brian Robb has covered the Celtics and the NBA since the 2008-09 season. His work has appeared on NBA.com, CelticsHub.com, ESPN.com, and CBSBoston.com.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Paul Pierce

Wiz of Awes

Washington Wizards Links: Marcin Gortat Takes Ice Bucket Machine Challenge and More

Apr 20, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat celebrates scoring during the second half of game one of the first round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Marcin Gortat, NBA Players, Paul Pierce, Martell Webster, Chicago Bulls

Bullets Forever

Why Kevin Love is NOT the new Agent Zero

The Cleveland Cavaliers were Gilbert Arenas' chief rival during his peak years with the Wizards .

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Bullets Forever

The John Wall Effect will be tested

The Wizards' point guard is especially good at finding open three-point shooters, but who will emerge as his top targets now that Trevor Ariza is in Houston and Martell Webster is injured? In many ways, the 2014-15 season is shaping up to be the biggest test of the John Wall effect.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, John Wall, NBA Players, Martell Webster, Bradley Beal, Paul Pierce

Houston Chronicle

Rockets championship odds (16-1) ranks sixth best. Place your bets?

The release of championship odds really does not qualify as news, but they do remove emotion from the discussions, a task that has been difficult for many in the heat of summer roster shuffling.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Dwight Howard, Trevor Ariza, Terrence Jones, NBA Players, James Harden, Dallas Mavericks

Sports Media 101

Will Bradley Beal Be an All-Star This Year?

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, NBA Basketball, Bradley Beal, NBA Players, John Wall, Toronto Raptors, Indiana Pacers

Ridiculous Upside

Is Isaiah Canaan Ready To Be The Houston Rockets' Backup Point Guard?

With Jeremy Lin no longer with the Houston Rockets, Isaiah Canaan will be thrusted into the backup point guard role next season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, Houston Rockets, Isaiah Canaan, NBA Players, Troy Daniels, Trevor Ariza, James Harden, Robert Covington

All U Can Heat

Sports Betting Website Gives Miami Heat Slim Odds of Winning NBA Title

After losing LeBron James and going through a remodel that has the Miami Heat heading into a new era in team history, the team isn't getting much of a chance to win an NBA title.

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Related Topix: Sports, Miami Heat, NBA Basketball, Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, Cleveland Cavaliers

Mon Aug 25, 2014

BleacherReport

Predicting the Roles and Impact of Each Brooklyn Nets Newcomer This Season

When you're well over the salary cap, adding pieces is always difficult. Add in the losses of Paul Pierce and Shaun Livingston, two critical players in last year's turnaround, and the Nets were going to be fighting an uphill battle this offseason either way.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, New Jersey Nets, NBA Players, Bojan Bogdanovic, Paul Pierce, Golden State Warriors, Shaun Livingston

The Washington Post

Damian Lillard talks about his NBA Live 15 cover

In the last three months, Lillard eliminated the Houston Rockets from the NBA playoffs with a buzzer-beating three-pointer, worked out with Team USA before just missing the final cut by the slimmest of margins, and now he's the cover star of EA Sports' NBA Live 15 video game.

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Wiz of Awes

NBA Rankings: Washington Wizards Ranked Third In Eastern Conference By Sports Illustrated

Apr 9, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard John Wall and Charlotte Bobcats guard Kemba Walker chase a loose ball in the second quarter at Verizon Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NBA Basketball, John Wall, NBA Players, Bradley Beal, Paul Pierce, Kris Humphries, Boston Celtics

Wiz of Awes

NBA Rumors: Cavaliers, Heat Interested In Former Wizards Big Man Emeka Okafor

January 18, 2013; Denver, CO, USA; Washington Wizards center Emeka Okafor during the first half against the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Phoenix Suns, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players, Emeka Okafor, Miami Heat, Marcin Gortat

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