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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 11.24.2014 | 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. ...

WATCH: Hibbert Shows Signs Of Life As Pacers Take Game 2

AP | MICHAEL MAROT | Posted 05.07.2014 | Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Big Roy came up with a big answer for his critics and his teammates Wednesday night. He played like an All-Star when the Pacers...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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?

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Growth of the Wizards

Thomas Alter | Posted 06.28.2014 | Sports
Thomas Alter

For the better part of the last decade, the Washington Wizards have been a walking NBA representation of Murphy's Law. But the team has finally made a jump to become an Eastern Conference contender.

Wizards Star Suspended For Head-Butt

AP | Posted 04.26.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Wizards forward Nene has been suspended by the NBA for Game 4 of the team's first-round series against the Chicago Bulls ...

Wizards Star Ejected After Scuffle

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 04.26.2014 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jostling and jawing in the fourth quarter, Washington's Nene and Chicago's Jimmy Butler stood toe-to-toe, so close that their fore...

Jordan Schultz

NBA Playoffs: Home-Court Means Nothing And Don't Call Portland Fool's Gold

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.25.2014 | Sports

The NBA playoffs are rolling along, and so far, the home-court setting has proven perilous. In fact, home teams are only 7-9 through the first 16 game...

Nene Powers Wizards Past Bulls In Game 1

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 04.20.2014 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it any better than this...

WATCH: Basketball Player Joins Opposing Team Huddle

Posted 04.03.2014 | Sports

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat had a little fun against the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night. During the third quarter, the sneaky Gortat jo...

This Is How John Wall Won The Dunk Contest, Sort Of

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 02.16.2014 | Sports

The easiest thing to understand about the NBA's revamped Slam Dunk Contest is that it only took John Wall one impressive dunk to win it, sort of. ...

Wizards Hold Off Bulls 96-93

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Chicago

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall had 23 points and 11 assists, and the Washington Wizards reached .500 for the third time this season with a 96-93 win ov...

WATCH: John Wall's Unreal Circus Shot

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

John Wall had his back to the basket after a hard foul from Chicago's Mike Dunleavy Jr., but it didn't matter. The Wizards point guard absorbed the hi...

PHOTO: Wizards Mock Heat Fans With 'Bandwagon Cam'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

The Washington Wizards not only dominated the Miami Heat on Wednesday night, the Verizon Center also had some fun at the expense of some Heat Fans in ...

Wizards Bring Bulls Win Streak To An End

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 01.23.2014 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Wizards are winning more on the road than they are at home. They can't quite pinpoint why. John Wall and Nene had 19 ...

John Wall Threw Down This 360-Dunk On The Lakers

Posted 11.26.2013 | Sports

The Wizards made 46 baskets in their 116-111 win over the Lakers on Tuesday night but this one was the most fun to watch. After stealing the ball on t...

WATCH: Tipped Pass Fail Haunts Webster

Posted 11.23.2013 | Sports

Washington's Martell Webster happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time on Friday during a game against Toronto. The Wizards swingman acciden...

Dirk Climbs All-Time Scoring List

AP | SCHUYLER DIXON | Posted 11.13.2013 | Sports

DALLAS (AP) — Dirk Nowitzki passed Jerry West on the NBA scoring list from a familiar spot: behind the 3-point line. Nowitzki had 19 points, includ...