The Washington Wizards are off to their best start in 40 years. Their 13-5 record has particularly impressed Paul Pierce, who was with 11 playoff teams and one that won the NBA championship.
Former Lakers great Rick Fox, who has launched into a second career as an actor since retiring from the NBA, believes the Washington Wizards are destined for the Eastern Conference Finals this season.
Are the Wizards “legit” contenders to the Eastern Conference throne, as NBA.com’s Sekou Smith suggests they are? Let’s begin the conversation here.
Drew Gooden, who has been to the NBA Finals, says in their few defeats this season the Washington Wizards have shown the “sign of a champion.”
Cakes of The Junkies goes on screaming tirade; not gonna take JP’s Wizards bashing and Western Conference bias anymore.
Washington made its first seven 3-pointers while holding Miami to 2 for 22 from beyond the arc for the game, and John Wall finished with 18 points and 13 assists to lead the Wizards past the Heat 107-86 on Monday night.
On a night that the Washington Wizards scored their fewest points of the season, Marcin Gortat made sure his points counted. Gortat had a season-high 24 points and 13 rebounds in the Wizards’ 83-80 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Saturday night.
It has been a tough stretch these past few months for D.C. sports fans. The Nationals made a quick exit from the playoffs, the Redskins realized that their franchise QB is a bust, Bradley Beal broke his wrist, and the Capitals got off to a slow start.
LeBron James scored 29 points, Kevin Love added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers exacted a little revenge on Washington with a 113-87 win over the Wizards on Wednesday night.
Hawks reserves Mike Scott and Shelvin Mack led a fourth-quarter surge on a night when starters were struggling, and Atlanta held to beat the Washington Wizards 106-102 Tuesday.