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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

Trevor Ariza shoots over Henry Sims of the Philadelphia 76ers during a game at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Penn., on March 1, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ariza Scores 40, Wizards Win 6th Straight

The 76ers’ fans came to celebrate Allen Iverson’s No. 3. Trevor Ariza left them talkin’ about 40.

03/02/2014

Trevor Booker #35 of the Washington Wizards takes a shot during a game against the Toronto Raptors on February 27, 2014 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (credit: Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Win 5 Straight in Triple OT Against Raptors

Trevor Ariza scored the go-ahead basket on a fast-break layup with 1:20 left in the third overtime and the Washington Wizards outlasted the Toronto Raptors 134-129 on Thursday night.

02/27/2014

John Wall drives against Kyle O'Quinn of the Orlando Magic during the game at the Verizon Center on Feb. 25, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Survive Without Nene, Beat Magic Behind Wall’s 27

John Wall scored 27 points, and the must-make-playoffs Washington Wizards survived their first game after Nene’s latest injury, beating the road-hapless Orlando Magic 115-106 Tuesday night.

02/25/2014

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards dunks against the Cleveland Cavaliers at The Quicken Loans Arena on February 23, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (credit: David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wall, Beal Lead Wizards Past Cavaliers 96-83

John Wall scored 21 points, Bradley Beal had 17 and the Washington Wizards beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Sunday night.

02/23/2014

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards celebrates his dunk during the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest 2014 as part of the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend at the Smoothie King Center on February 15, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Wizards’ John Wall: ‘Our Goal is to Get the Third Seed’

Wizards point guard John Wall says his team’s goal is to “get the third seed” in the playoffs before the end of the 2013-14 season. Not much separates them from that goal, or from falling to the eighth-seed, or out of playoff contention.

02/21/2014

Bradley Beal has declared the Washington Wizards are a playoff team. (credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Confident For Playoff Push

‘We know we’re going to be a playoff team,’ Wizards guard Bradley Beal has declared.

02/18/2014

Wizards guard John Wall of the Eastern Conference All-Stars dunks during the 2014 NBA All-Star Game as part of the 2014 All-Star Weekend at Smoothie King Center on February 15, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

East Gets By Durant, Griffin to Win All-Star Game

Wizards guard John Wall — making his first All-Star game appearance — scored 12 points and had five rebounds, four assists and two steals in 15 minutes of action.

02/17/2014

John Wall during the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest on State Farm All-Star Saturday Night as part of the 2014 All-Star Weekend at Smoothie King Center on Feb. 15, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wall Leads East to All-Star Dunk Triumph

John Wall soared over his mascot, and the East stomped on the West in the slam dunk contest.

02/16/2014

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