LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 20:  Chris Paul #3 of the Los Angeles Clippers shoots the ball against the Washington Wizards on March 20, 2015 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Clippers Snap Wizards 5-Game Win Streak With 113-99 Victory

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.


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Wizards’ Gortat Fined $5K for Flopping

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.


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Wall Scores 31, Wizards Rally Past Kings, 113-97

Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman felt a little guilty about his halftime approach Saturday night.


Khris Middleton #22 of the Milwaukee Bucks goes for the lay up against the Washington Wizards during the game on March 7, 2015 at BMO Harris Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Middleton Scores 30 Points, Bucks Hold off Wizards 91-85

Khris Middleton wasn’t going to let Zaza Pachulia’s tough offensive rebound go to waste.


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Nationals Rally Late, Down Mets 5-4 in Scherzer’s Debut

Max Scherzer will take fun over flawless in his first start for the Washington Nationals.


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Wizards End Losing Streak With 99-95 Win Over Pistons

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.


New York Knicks great Anthony Mason has died at age 48. (Photo by Brad Mangin/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Say Former Player Anthony Mason Has Died

The New York Knicks say Anthony Mason, a rugged power forward who was a defensive force for several NBA teams in the 1990s, has died. He was 48.


Draymond Green #23 of the Golden State Warriors battles for position against Kris Humphries #43 of the Washington Wizards on February 24, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Extend Losing Streak, Fall 114-107 to Warriors

Stephen Curry returned from a one-game absence to lead all scorers with 32, Klay Thompson added 17 more and the Golden State Warriors defeated the Washington Wizards 114-107 Tuesday night.


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5 Teams As Cold As The Weather In February

We’re in the midst of one of the coldest months on record throughout the country.


LeBron Jmaes #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers takes a shot against the Washington Wizards during the game on February 20, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Fall to Cavs 127-89 in All-Star Return

LeBron James was not about to let teammate Kevin Love’s flubbed attempt at a driving, two-handed dunk — the basketball smacked off the front of the rim — happen without some ribbing.