Perhaps we should re-name our NBA franchise the Whoa-zards because coach Randy Wittman’s team has been pretty surprising since Nene went down with a sprained knee 15 days ago.
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.
The 76ers’ fans came to celebrate Allen Iverson’s No. 3. Trevor Ariza left them talkin’ about 40.
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.
James Harden scored 35 points and his layup with 0.7 seconds remaining lifted the Houston Rockets to a 113-112 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.
The Wizards are beginning to show signs of leadership all over, as the team propels past .500 for the first time in more than four years. 10-year veteran Trevor Ariza, who’s been a major contributor this season, believes young star Bradley Beal could be truly special.
The Washington Wizards moved above .500 for the first time in more than four years Monday night, accomplishing the feat on their eighth try this season by pulling away in the second half to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 100-90.
Enes Kanter made 11 of 13 shots and the Jazz overcame a 13-point deficit to take control in the fourth quarter and keep the Wizards from moving above the .500 mark for the first time in more than four years.
John Wall and Nene had 19 points apiece, Trevor Ariza scored 16 and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 102-88 on Monday night.
The Washington Wizards didn’t get flustered when they trailed by 18 points. The Boston Celtics couldn’t hold a big lead for the second straight game.