John Wall of the Washington Wizards will participate in the 2014 NBA Dunk Contest, the team announced on Thursday.
Tim Duncan scored a season-high 31 points Wednesday night before fouling out in the second overtime, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Washington Wizards for an NBA-high 16th time in a row, holding on for a 125-118 victory.
The Washington Wizards moved above .500 for the first time in more than four years Monday night, accomplishing the feat on their eighth try this season by pulling away in the second half to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 100-90.
The NBA announced today that Wizards guard John Wall has been named to the 2014 NBA All-Star team, and will represent Washington during the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Enes Kanter made 11 of 13 shots and the Jazz overcame a 13-point deficit to take control in the fourth quarter and keep the Wizards from moving above the .500 mark for the first time in more than four years.
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 over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night.
Tune into Grant and Danny on 106.7 The Fan Thursday, as they’re joined by a tandem of D.C. sports superstars: Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman at 1 p.m., followed by Wizards point guard John Wall at 1:30 p.m.
The Washington Wizards had a 34-point lead against the Miami Heat reduced to single digits Wednesday night before holding on for a 114-97 victory in Greg Oden’s first game in more than four years.
John Wall and Nene had 19 points apiece, Trevor Ariza scored 16 and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 102-88 on Monday night.
Klay Thompson scored 26 points, Stephen Curry and Andrew Bogut connected on a trick play worthy of the NBA’s slam dunk contest, and the Golden State Warriors have their longest in-season winning streak since 1975 after Sunday night’s 112-96 win over the Washington Wizards.