The Washington Wizards continued their dominance at home putting a beating to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Wizards started the game with intimidating defense and ended with an high powered offensive attack. The only lead the Timberwolves had was from the first shot of the game to give them a 2-0 lead. The Wizards clearly dominated throughout the entire game and ended up with a 109-95 victory.
The Washington Wizards guard John Wall was named the Eastern Conference player of the week earlier today. Wall was able to lead the Wizards to a perfect 4-0 record over the week and continued to show he is one of the best point guards in the league. The Wizards star player continued to come up during clutch moments to lead his team to impressive victories. Wall easily earned this weeks Eastern Conference player of the week award by showing his dominance on the court. Read more about Wall Earns Eastern Conference Player of the Week …
The Washington Wizards simply lacked effort during the first half of play. Following a big team win against the Los Angeles Clippers Friday night, the Wizards felt as if they would be able to roll over a re-building Utah Jazz team. The Jazz were able to contain the Wizards without one of their star players Derrick Favors, who was out with an ankle injury. The Wizards rallied and overcame the Jazz in the second half to earn a 93-84 victory and improve their home record to 12-2.
Defensive dominance is key to being able to win important games. The Los Angeles Clippers entered the Verizon Center with a nine game winning streak and as one of the hottest teams in the league. The Washington Wizards put on a defensive show, never giving the Clippers a lead during the game and causing 18 turnovers. The Wizards strong effort ended the Clippers nine game winning streak with a 104-96 victory.
The Washington Wizards showed great energy in the fourth quarter to surge past the Orlando Magic with a buzzer beating tip in by Bradley Beal to seal the deal. The Amway Center hosted a great game as both teams went back and forth making clutch shots. Eventually, John Wall put the team on his back leaving it all on the court. Beal was able to pick up what Wall left and lifted the Wizards to a 91-89 buzzer-beating win.
The nightmare a team never wants to wake up to…the Washington Wizards ended up blowing a 23 point lead to the Boston Celtics, but still found a way to win. A game everyone thought was over after the third quarter ended up being a classic at the Verizon Center tonight. The Wizards found a way to come through as a team and win 133-132 in 2OT over the Celtics at the Verizon Center.
The former Boston Celtic, Paul Pierce, got yet another standing ovation from the crowd as he returned to TD Garden tonight. Unfortunately, the Boston Celtics crowd was able to enjoy another standing ovation, but this time for their teams performance. The Washington Wizards late fourth quarter surge was not enough to overcome their 101-93 defeat from the Celtics.
The Washington Wizards will play the New Orleans Pelicans in the Royal Farms Arena, formally Baltimore Arena tonight at 7.
The game will be the second time the Wizards have played in Baltimore Classic in as many years. Last preseason, the Wizards hosted Baltimore Native Carmelo Antony and the New York Knicks. The Knicks won the game 98-89. Read more about Wizards host Pelicans in Second Annual Baltimore Classic …
With the 2014 MLS season coming to an end, it’s hard to deny this year has seen some of the best goalkeeping in the history of soccer in North America. The USA has always been blessed with some extremely talented goalkeepers over the years, and the signs are extremely positive that the incoming wave of goalies could be even better than those that have gone before them. One of the best keepers this year has undoubtedly been D.C. United’s Bill Hamid – who has played a huge role in the Red and Black’s sensational season and further enhanced his case as one of the league’s most exciting young stoppers. Read more about Hamid stands out amid esteemed company …