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SALT LAKE CITY, UT - NOVEMBER 5: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers looks on from the bench during their game against the Utah Jazz at EnergySolutions Arena on November 5, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gene Sweeney Jr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jumping Off The LeBron James Bandwagon

LeBron didn’t just join the Cleveland Cavaliers. He came to save the world, so to speak, to bring financial and spiritual lubricant to the Rust Belt, an area of America that has been lost to the the meat-hook realities of economics.

11/07/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 05: John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards passes the ball against the Indiana Pacers during the first half at Verizon Center on November 5, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wizards Win 4th in Row, Top Pacers 96-94 in OT

John Wall had seven of his 31 points in overtime, and the Washington Wizards won their fourth straight and gained a tiny measure of revenge from last season’s playoffs Wednesday night with a 96-94 win over a resilient but even-more-depleted Indiana Pacers.

11/05/2014

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 04:  Paul Pierce #34 and John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards celebrate a point against the New York Knicks during their game at Madison Square Garden on November 4, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Wizards Top Knicks for Fourth Straight Time, 98-83

Paul Pierce and Garrett Temple each scored 17 points, and the Wizards beat the Knicks for the fourth straight time, 98-83 on Tuesday night.

11/05/2014

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards dunks against the Orlando Magic on October 30, 2014 at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Fernando Medina/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wall’s Layup Helps Wizards Hold off Magic, 105-98

John Wall had 30 points and 12 assists, and Washington held off a late surge to beat the Orlando Magic 105-98 on Thursday night.

10/31/2014

Norris Cole #30 of the Miami Heat drives on John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards during the Opening night game  at American Airlines Arena on October 29, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Heat Open New Era, Top Wizards 107-95 in Opener

Chris Bosh had 26 points and 15 rebounds, Norris Cole scored a career-high 23 points after winning Miami’s starting point-guard job, and the Heat pulled away late to beat the Washington Wizards 107-95 on Wednesday night — the first time in five years they played an opener without James.

10/30/2014

Wale performs at Heineken Red Star Access Philadelphia featuring Nas, Wale and Q-Tip at The Electric Factory on October 13, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images for Heineken)

Wizards Announce Wale is New Creative Liaison

Rapper and D.C. native Wale is the team’s creative liaison for the upcoming season, the Washington Wizards announced Wednesday.

10/29/2014

Wizards guard John Wall (Photo by Stephen Gosling/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Must-See Wizards Home Games for 2014-15 NBA Season

With the NBA season just around the corner, it’s time to get excited about the upcoming Wizards season.

10/23/2014

Paul Pierce #34 of the Washington Wizards defends against Michael Kidd-Gilchrist #14 of the Charlotte Hornets.  (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jefferson Leads Hornets Past Wizards 96-86

Al Jefferson scored 20 points and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 12 points and 11 rebounds as the Charlotte Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 96-86 Friday night in a preseason game.

10/18/2014

Otto Porter #22 of the Washington Wizards shoots against Hector Hernandez #22 and Anton Shoutvin #6 of the Maccabi Haifa during a preseason game at the Verizon Center. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Beat Israel’s Maccabi Haifa 101-95

Otto Porter scored 19 points and Kevin Seraphin had 18 points and 12 rebounds to help the short-handed Washington Wizards beat Israel’s Maccabi Haifa 101-95 in an exhibition game Wednesday night.

10/15/2014

(Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Best Teams In NBA Heading Into 2014-2015 Season

The NBA season is just two weeks away. Let’s break down who the five best teams in the NBA are.

10/15/2014

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