The Eastern Conference seems far less interesting than the West, but still some intriguing match-ups in play.
Bradley Beal scored 21 points and the Washington Wizards shot 65.3 percent from the field in their 119-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
The Washington Wizards considered their win over the Memphis Grizzlies – on the road – one of their best triumphs of the season.
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.
With the postseason on the horizon, the Los Angeles Clippers are fine-tuning a few things, with an emphasis on defense. The way they blanketed the Washington Wizards’ shooters down the stretch was a good example of how far they’ve come in that regard.
Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat has been fined $5,000 by the NBA for violating the league’s anti-flopping rules for the second time this season.
Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman felt a little guilty about his halftime approach Saturday night.
Khris Middleton wasn’t going to let Zaza Pachulia’s tough offensive rebound go to waste.
Max Scherzer will take fun over flawless in his first start for the Washington Nationals.
Given the way things have gone for the struggling Washington Wizards lately, it wasn’t shocking when they squandered a 21-point second-half lead.