Mar 30

Wizards Offense Falters During Loss to Rockets

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Overtime games are always exciting, but always tire the players and it showed during the Wizards matinee against the Houston Rockets. The Wizards had to go through not one, but two overtime periods to take down the Charlotte Hornets and the soreness might have carried into the legs of Wizards players against the Rockets. The Wizards jump shots failed to score points and the Rockets took advantage with a 99-91 victory.WizardsRocketsBox

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Mar 29

What Chris Boreland’s Retirement Means for the NFL


Concussions and other severe head injuries are, regretabley, one of the largest focal points of football today, regardless of the level of play. The retirement of Chris Boreland after one year in the league hinged on the concern of head trauma is significant to not only him but every other player involved with the sport. The thing to remember is that he only played one year, and the symptoms were eyebrow-raising enough to make Boreland ponder a difficult but vital decision. He made the right one.

Head injuries surfaced to the full attention of the front office five seasons ago when Dunta Robinson collided with DeSean Jackson, resulting in a concussion for Jackson and concussion-related symptoms for Robinson.

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Mar 28

Wizards Outlast Hornets in 2OT Thriller

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Talk about exciting back-to-back games from the Verizon Center. The Wizards saw Indiana Pacers guard George Hill sink a final second layup to secure a 103-101 victory then go straight into a double overtime thriller. John Wall was fantastic during the second half and carried the team on his back to a 110-107 victory in double overtime.WizardsHornetsBox

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Mar 27

Wizards Sign Bynum, Release Murry

WillBynum_The Wizards have officially signed Will Bynum to a 10-day contract. The Wizards had been rumored for some time now that they would sign Bynum and they grabbed the opportunity after Garrett Temple said he would be out for another two weeks and Toure’ Murry’s recent ankle injury.

Bynum is a veteran guard that last played for the Pistons for the past six seasons. Bynum averaged 8.2 PPG, 3.3 APG, and a .443 FG% during his NBA career.

Bynum has been playing overseas this season in China for the Guangdong Southern Tigers where he averaged 22.3 PPG and 7.1 APG in 30 games this season.

Bynum will be a valuable asset while coming off of the bench and will likely pair up with Ramon Sessions in the backcourt most often. Bynum is a veteran that can help make a playoff push for the Wizards due to the injuries to their backcourt.

As for Murry, he short stint likely came to an end with the Wizards after his ankle injury and will now be placed on waivers.

Mar 27

Hill’s Last Second Basket Lifts Pacers Over Wizards

WASHINGTON, D.C.- After a disappointing Western Conference road trip, the Wizards looked to get back to their winning ways against the Indiana Pacers on their home court. The Wizards played great during the first their quarters until their defense fell apart during the final quarter of play. The Wizards let up 33 points during the fourth quarter and saw George go in for an easy game winning layup to give the Pacers a 103-101 victory.

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Mar 25

Watch: Mike Weber vs Jason Chimera

Jason Chimera got the jersey pulled over his head and he still got the win in this fight.  Chimera landed some heavy punches on Mike Weber.

Win: Chimera

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Mar 24

Wizards Second Half Leads to Embarrassing Loss

OAKLAND, CA – The Wizards Western Conference road trip ended in poor fashion after losing to the Clippers, Grizzlies, and now the Warriors by an average of 23 points per contest. The Wizards offense struggled terribly during the second half scoring a season low eight points during the third quarter. The Warriors cruised to a 31 point victory after a poor second half performance from the Wizards.WizWarriorsBox2

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Mar 23

Kings Blow Past Wizards in Sacramento

SACRAMENTO, CA – Down the stretch of the season good teams should beat struggling teams, that was not the case when the Washington Wizards took on the Sacramento Kings. The Wizards defense struggled for the second consecutive night and had trouble making baskets during the second half. The Kings blasted the Wizards and went on to win 109-86.WizKingsBoxx

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Mar 23

Should the Orioles be worried about Wieters?

Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters had his season end early last season due to an elbow injury that required him to get Tommy John Surgery.  Wieters had been catching and doing the normal work during Orioles spring training but he was shutdown last week because of tendinitis in the elbow.  Wieters can still hit but will rest for about a week at least and may not be ready for opening day.   Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

Clippers Snip Wizards Win Streak in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA – Sadly, all streaks come to an end and the Los Angeles Clippers were able to snap the Washington Wizards five game winning streak thanks to hitting 11 three’s. The Clippers offense was electric hitting 52% from the floor and behind the arc as the Wizards defense had no answer and could not keep up with their high octane offense. The Clippers ended the Wizards five game winning streak with a 113-99 victory.WizClipsBox

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