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John Wall, Drew Gooden and Marcin Gortat of the Washington Wizards talk on the bench during the first half against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena on April 15, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

5 Reasons the Wizards Could Reach the Eastern Conference Finals

The Wizards may have skidded into the postseason, but there are a number of reasons they could stick around a while.

04/17/2015

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NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference First Round Preview

The Eastern Conference seems far less interesting than the West, but still some intriguing match-ups in play.

04/17/2015

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NBA Playoffs: Western Conference First Round Preview

The NBA regular season has come to an end and now we’ve got the marathon of playoff basketball to take us to Mid-June. The Western Conference was stacked as usual during the regular season and provides multiple options for teams that could end up representing in the Finals.

04/16/2015

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Ranking The Potential NBA 1st Round Match-Ups

Three weeks left in the regular season, and the NBA playoff picture is starting to shape up. With that in mind let’s look at the potential first round match-ups and rank them from least interesting to most.

03/26/2015

SAN ANTONIO, TX - JUNE 15:  Tim Duncan #21 celebrates with Tiago Splitter #22 of the San Antonio Spurs on the bench against the Miami Heat during Game Five of the 2014 NBA Finals at the AT&T Center on June 15, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Spurs Beat Heat 104-87 in Game 5 to Win NBA Title

The San Antonio Spurs won their fifth NBA championship, beating the Miami Heat 104-87 on Sunday night to win the series in five games.

06/15/2014

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Keidel: King’s Crown Melting?

Last night, like every NBA night, morphed into a sweaty, LeBron James symposium. And the firewall between factions is rather defined. He’s either a chump who cheated his team out of a win, or he’s a victim of fate or faulty wiring, a hardwood martyr who can’t get a break.

06/06/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 NBA Finals Predictions

In a rematch of last years final which went 7 games, the San Antonio Spurs square off against the Miami Heat and Tony Parker and company hope to prevent LeBron and the Heat from winning their third consecutive NBA championship.

06/05/2014

Nene #42, Bradley Beal #3 and Trevor Ariza #1 of the Washington Wizards leave the court after their loss against the Indiana Pacers during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Verizon Center on May 15, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wizards’ Historic Playoff Run Ends With Game 6 Loss To Pacers

The Indiana Pacers beat the Washington Wizards 93-80 Thursday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals for the second straight year.

05/15/2014

John Wall of the Washington Wizards takes it to the basket against the Indiana Pacers in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the Verizon Center on May 11, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Need John Wall’s Revival Show To Continue

It’s unclear exactly when John Wall got his mojo back. Maybe it started on the plane ride to Indianapolis.

05/15/2014

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Wizards Stay Alive With 102-79 Blowout at Indiana

Marcin Gortat had 31 points and 16 rebounds, John Wall scored 27 points and the Washington Wizards rode a 39-rebound advantage to a 102-79 rout of Indiana on Tuesday night, cutting the Pacers’ lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals to 3-2.

05/13/2014

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