Washington Wizards

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.


Will Bynum #1 of the Washington Wizards looses the ball as he tries to drive around Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers at Quicken Loans Arena on April 15, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Cavaliers Edge Wizards 113-108 in Overtime

LeBron James sat out Cleveland’s regular-season finale to rest for the playoffs and the Cavaliers rallied to beat the Washington Wizards 113-110 in overtime Wednesday night.


John Wall and Bradley Beal

Paul Pierce on Bradley Beal, John Wall: ‘Do You Want to be Good, or Do You Want to be Great?’

Paul Pierce challenges teammates Bradley Beal and John Wall: “Do you want to be good, or do you want to be great?”


The Washington Wizards unveiled a new primary logo April 15. (Photo credit: Washington Wizards)

Washington Wizards Unveil New Primary Logo

As the Wizards prepare to play to head to the playoffs for the second year in a row, the team unveiled a new primary logo Wednesday.


David West #21 of the Indiana Pacers reaches for the rebound against the Washington Wizards during the game on April 14, 2015 at the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pacers Survive Scare with 99-95 Double OT Win Over Wizards

The Indiana Pacers continued a playoff push with a 99-95 double overtime win against the Washington Wizards Tuesday night.


Braden Holtby takes a drink

Capitals, Nationals, Wizards Win in Historic Night for D.C. Sports

The Washington Capitals, Nationals and Wizards all won in a truly historic night in D.C. sports history.


Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards grabs the rebound against the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center on April 8, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bradley Beal Scores 21 Points, Wizards Beat 76ers

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.


Bradley Beal with the Wizards (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images) and Florida Gators (Photo by Christian Peterson/Getty Images).

Beal: NBA Playoffs ‘Definitely Better’ Than March Madness

Having played in both basketball postseasons, Wizards guard Bradley Beal says the NBA Playoffs are “definitely better” than March Madness.


President Barack Obama trash talks Paul Pierce

President Obama Plays Ball with the Wizards, Trash-talks Paul Pierce

President Barack Obama played basketball with the Wizards and talked some good trash to Paul Pierce.


WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 1:  Marcin Gortat #4 of the Washington Wizards prepares to shoot a free throw against the Philadelphia 76ers on April 1, 2015 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gortat’s Double-Double Leads Wizards Past 76ers 106-93

Marcin Gortat scored 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, Bradley Beal added 20 points, and the Washington Wizards defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 106-93 on Wednesday night.