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Brave Gorilla Mascot Risks It All, Dives Onto Court Mid-Game

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 03.08.2017 | Sports

Sometimes NBA players are criticized for not playing their hardest. At least when it comes to the Phoenix Suns’ gorilla mascot, fans can be sure he...

Charles Barkley: 'We Shouldn't Have Just 3 Good Teams'

The Huffington Post | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.01.2017 | Sports

Charles Barkley is famously outspoken, so when we got the chance to hear his thoughts on the current state of basketball, we had to take it. One of th...

NBA Offseason Winners And Losers

Serge Leshchuk | Posted 07.18.2016 | Sports
Serge Leshchuk

This year will be described by NBA Historians (Is that an actual job? Because I want it.) as "the year all hell broke loose."

Let's Appreciate Steph Curry's 25-Point First Quarter

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 02.04.2016 | Sports

A supercut of Stephen Curry's opening-period baskets. Right wing, swish. Left corner, splash. Top of the key, zip. A case study in consistency, ...

NBA Stars And Coaches Share Heartfelt Stories About Flip Saunders

The Huffington Post | Juliet Spies-Gans | Posted 01.03.2017 | Sports

On Sunday, the Minnesota Timberwolves announced that head coach, president and minority owner Flip Saunders passed away from cancer at 60 years old. I...

Let's Watch Gilbert Arenas Smash His Own Mercedes With A Cinder Block

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 06.18.2015 | Sports

Shall we?

Paul Pierce And Wizards Are Eliminated In Heartbreaking Fashion

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 05.16.2015 | Sports

It's difficult to watch.

Jordan Schultz

The Time Is Now For Bradley Beal | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.15.2015 | Sports

Bradley Beal isn't a household NBA name. But with ailing teammate John Wall -- along with Washington's season -- hanging in the balance, the time to b...

This No-Look Backward Pass By John Wall Was So Sick

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.14.2015 | Sports

The no-look pass you have to see.

Paul Pierce Calls 'Series' After Late 3-Pointer, Proceeds To Lose Game

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 05.14.2015 | Sports

That wasn't the truth, Paul.

Wale Waited 6 Months To Tweet The Perfect Response To Drake's Photo

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.27.2015 | Sports

With an assist from Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce, Wale just settled a hip-hop score with Drake that was months in the making. The Canadi...

Watch Obama Trash Talk NBA Players On The Basketball Court

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 04.07.2015 | Sports

Obama holds court.

Kings Blowout Wizards

Malaika Bobino | Posted 05.23.2015 | Sports
Malaika Bobino

The Kings played their best basketball of the season unfortunately, they have been eliminated from the playoffs. The Kings recorded their second straight win by blowing out the Wizards 109-86.

Jordan Schultz

John Wall: 'When I Have A Guy One-On-One Guarding Me, I Feel Like He's At My Mercy' | Jordan Schultz | Posted 03.03.2015 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Call it a coming-out party for John Wall. The 24-year-old Washington Wizards point guard and former No. 1 overall pick is enjoying his bes...

Kanye West Might Be Designing For An NBA Team Now

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 01.22.2015 | Style

In some of the most unexpected style news as of late, Kanye West might be designing NBA jerseys sometime soon. Kanye's friend, Wale, who, according to...

Wizards' John Wall Breaks Down During Emotional Interview

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.09.2014 | Sports

Washington Wizards guard John Wall played an inspired game against the Boston Celtics Monday night, clinching 26 points and a career-high 17 assists. ...

The Genius Of The Philadelphia 76ers' Losing Record

Jordan Schultz | Posted 01.20.2015 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Challenging the all-time NBA record for losses in a single season isn't the kind of history that teams generally strive to make. However, reaching for the bottom also eliminates the risk of stagnating in basketball purgatory, i.e., reaching the playoffs as a low seed only to be bounced in the first round. The 0-11 Philadelphia 76ers have played so ineptly as a team that we are left to wonder whether if the team isn't tanking on purpose.

J.R. Smith Draws A Foul By Hitting Defender In The Groin

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Sports

New York Knicks guard J.R. Smith may have fooled the ref with a low blow on Tuesday night. But the Washington Wizards apparently don't think the NBA w...

These NBA Stars Aren't Waiting For The Regular Season To Scuffle

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 10.07.2014 | Sports

Even during a preseason game on Monday night, tempers between Wizards forward Paul Pierce and Bulls center Joakim Noah were in midseason form. ...

How the Washington Wizards Have Renewed My Faith

Henry G. Brinton | Posted 07.07.2014 | Religion
Henry G. Brinton

The Bible tells us to "run with perseverance the race that is set before us (Hebrews 12:1)," and this is harder than it sounds. Just ask the Washington Wizards of the NBA.

Former NBA Stars Kick Pacers Center While He's Down

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 05.06.2014 | Sports

For the second time of the 2014 NBA Playoffs, the Indiana Pacers' 7-foot-2 center Roy Hibbert was held to zero points and zero rebounds. He also had f...

Jordan Schultz

Washington Wizards' Dynamic Backcourt Duo Of John Wall And Bradley Beal Is Making Waves | Jordan Schultz | Posted 05.01.2014 | Sports

Before the Washington Wizards captured Game 5 in Chicago on Tuesday to close out their first-round playoff victory, the Wizards hadn't won a postseaso...

NBA Rejects Racism, MLB And NFL Continue Their Silence

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Washington Redskins and Chief Wahoo are not something said in private. They are as public as it gets. Millions of dollars are made each year by the sale of merchandise with these names and logos prominently appearing. Yet the leagues do nothing.

Jordan Schultz

What's Next For The Chicago Bulls? | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.30.2014 | Sports

It wasn't long ago that the Chicago Bulls were poised to be the challengers to the big, bad Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference. It was a natural riv...

PHOTO: Wizards Twitter Account Trolls ESPN 'Experts'

The Huffington Post | Arman Walia | Posted 04.30.2014 | Sports

After the Washington Wizards defeated the Chicago Bulls Tuesday night 75-69 to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals, the team's twitter accoun...