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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...

Jordan Schultz

Can The Heat Repeat Against Improved Eastern Conference?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.25.2013 | Sports

LeBron James and the Miami Heat are setting their sights on a third straight NBA championship, trying to become just the fifth franchise in league his...

WATCH: Putback Dunk Sends Game Into OT

Posted 10.09.2013 | Sports

By Chris Yuscavage, Complex Sports Here's something you don't see every day—or, hell, ever—in the NBA. During a preseason game between the W...

John Wall Gets Max Deal

AP | By JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 09.30.2013 | Sports

John Wall has missed about one-quarter of the games since he was the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA draft. He hasn't been an All-Star. His team hasn't ...

LOOK: Teenage LeBron Looked Pretty Psyched To Meet MJ

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.12.2013 | Sports

While it looks like they only had the chance to exchange basic pleasantries, this photograph of a meeting between a teenage LeBron James and a past-hi...

Report: Wizards Snag Backup Point Guard

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 07.01.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says Eric Maynor has agreed to a contract with the Washington Wizards. Maynor w...

Wizards Select Georgetown Star

AP | By DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — Randy Wittman went through some anxious moments before it came time for the Washington Wizards to use the third overall pick in th...

NBA Draft Rumor Mill

Posted 06.27.2013 | Sports

As the 2013 NBA Draft rapidly approaches, the rumors continue to swirl. Whether they've been talking about potential trades or projecting picks, the u...

Wizards May Consider Porter With No. 3 Pick

AP | DAVID GINSBURG | Posted 08.27.2013 | Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) — After scanning the globe for talent and hosting workouts for dozens of players from around the country, the Washington Wizards cou...

Washington Wizards Wikipedia Refers To Jason Collins As A 'Faggot'

Posted 05.06.2013 | Gay Voices

A Washington Wizards Wikipedia page was recently altered so that a blurb about Jason Collins' coming out referred to the athlete as a "faggot." Qu...

Jason Collins Needs New NBA Home

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 05.02.2013 | Sports

The coming-out part is over. Now Jason Collins needs a job. Collins' stunning announcement that he was a gay athlete in a major sport w...

Is America, and Pro Sports, Really Ready for Active Gay Players?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.30.2013 | Sports
Andy Ostroy

Once we get past the hoopla and the effusive praise for the pioneering 34-year-old currently with the Washington Wizards, the real question remains: what does his historic coming-out mean for him, the NBA, pro sports and society as a whole?

Moment of Truth

Jamie Lee Curtis | Posted 06.30.2013 | Sports
Jamie Lee Curtis

Yesterday Jason Collins changed the world forever when he told the truth. Yesterday Jason Collins told the NBA, the players and fans that he was a gay man. It is the moment of truth that the world has been waiting for.

Bulls Lock Up 5th Seed With Season Finale Win

AP | ANDREW SELIGMAN | Posted 04.18.2013 | Chicago

CHICAGO -- Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls clinch the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a 95-92 win over...

Divsion Champions

AP | BRIAN MAHONEY | Posted 04.10.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK -- They hung nicely in the lockers, T-shirts that can only be won, not bought. "Can't Stop NY Knicks," they read. "2013 Division Champions."...

Wizards Top Bulls 90-86

AP | JOSEPH WHITE | Posted 04.03.2013 | Chicago

WASHINGTON -- John Wall had 27 points, nine assists and eight rebounds, Emeka Okafor scored the go-ahead dunk in the final minute and the Washington W...

Third Time Hasn't Been the Charm for Doug Collins

Tyler R. Tynes | Posted 05.05.2013 | Sports
Tyler R. Tynes

Love him or hate him, Doug Collins is the Head Coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, and for the time being, that's how it will stay.