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John Wall and Bradley Beal celebrate the Washington Wizards clinching a playoff berth for the first time since 2008 after beating the Boston Celtics Wednesday night. (credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Feinstein Wanted Wizards to Trade Wall, Draft Kendall Marshall Over Beal in 2012

Back in 2012, John Feinstein said the Wizards should trade John Wall for players and a lower pick in the draft and select Kendall Marshall over Bradley Beal. He revisits that moment.

04/24/2014

Bradley Beal (left) and John Wall of the Washington Wizards address the media following Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfiesnals against the Chicago Bulls on April 22, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Credit: Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

John Wall: ‘Show Us Some Support … We’re Serious Right Now’ (Video)

John Wall says the Wizards were “trying to leave a statement” in taking a 2-0 series lead over the Bulls on Tuesday, and his message to skeptical fans: “Show us some support … we’re serious right now.”

04/23/2014

Wizards point guard John Wall will be making his NBA playoff debut. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wizards’ Fast-Moving Wall Set For Playoff Debut

John Wall talks as fast as he plays. That makes him entertaining to be around, even when the ball gets thrown out of bounds or when the sentences come out a bit funky.

04/17/2014

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 16: Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards shoots the ball against the Boston Celtics on April 16, 2014 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo: Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Head to Playoffs With Win Over Celtics, 118-102

Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.

04/16/2014

Bradley Beal shoots against the Charlotte Bobcats during the game at the Verizon Center on April 9, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bobcats Top Wizards in OT, Take Inside Track on 6th Seed

Kemba Walker made the only field goal for either team in overtime, and the Charlotte Bobcats won their fifth straight Wednesday night and moved into position for the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 94-88 over the Washington Wizards.

04/09/2014

John Wall celebrates a made basket against the Boston Celtics during the game at the Verizon Center on April 2, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards End Playoff Drought With Win Over Celtics

The Washington Wizards are in the playoffs for the first time since 2008, clinching an Eastern Conference berth Wednesday night with a 118-92 win over the Boston Celtics.

04/02/2014

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Wall, Wizards Beat Hawks 101-97

The Washington Wizards are inching closer to their first playoff spot since 2008 and can earn a postseason berth Sunday if the Golden State Warriors beat the New York Knicks.

03/30/2014

Drew Gooden of the Washington Wizards celebrates after the Wizards scored during the closing minutes of their 101-94 win over the Brooklyn Nets at Verizon Center on March 15, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wall, Gooden Rally Wizards Past Nets

John Wall scored 33 points, Drew Gooden got 11 of his 21 in the final quarter and the Washington Wizards overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for a 101-94 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.

03/16/2014

MIAMI, FL - March 10: LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks to shoot the ball against the Washington Wizards at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida on March 10 2014. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice: Copyright NBAE 2014 (Photo credit: Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wade Carries Heat Late, Miami Tops Wizards 99-90

Dwyane Wade scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, LeBron James led all scorers with 23 points and the Miami Heat clinched a playoff spot by beating the Washington Wizards 99-90 on Monday night.

03/10/2014

ohn Wall #2 passes the ball to teammate Trevor Ariza #1 of the Washington Wizards as Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on during the fourth quarter at Verizon Center on February 7, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Don’t Call Trevor Ariza ‘Switchblade’

Trevor Ariza does not like being called ‘Switchblade’ — a supposed nickname he’s listed as having on a basketball stats website — so you probably shouldn’t call him ‘Switchblade,’ particularly not in an interview with him.

03/06/2014

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