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John Wall during the Sprite Slam Dunk Contest on State Farm All-Star Saturday Night as part of the 2014 All-Star Weekend at Smoothie King Center on Feb. 15, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wall Leads East to All-Star Dunk Triumph

John Wall soared over his mascot, and the East stomped on the West in the slam dunk contest.


John Wall (credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

John Wall’s All-Star Appearance a Good Omen for Wizards

John Wall will be the first player to represent the Wizards in the NBA All-Star Game in six years tomorrow, and if history is any barometer, that’s a good omen for Washington potentially returning to the playoffs as well.


John Wall goes up for the layup against the Houston Rockets on Feb. 12, 2014 at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images)

Harden’s Layup With 0.7 Seconds Left Downs Wizards

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.


Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards goes up for the layup against the Memphis Grizzlies on February 11, 2014 at FedExForum in Memphis, Tennessee. (credit: Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Grizzlies Overcome Beal’s Big Night, Beat Wizards

Nick Calathes and Marc Gasol scored 18 points each, and the Memphis Grizzlies survived a career-best 37 points from Washington’s Bradley Beal to defeat the Wizards 92-89 on Tuesday night.


Nene #42 of the Washington Wizards handles the ball against Jason Thompson #34 of the Sacramento Kings during the game at the Verizon Center on February 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. (credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nene Leads Wizards Past Kings, 93-84

Nene scored 18 points and led a strong defensive effort to help the Washington Wizards beat the Sacramento Kings 93-84 on Sunday night.


John Wall dunks against the San Antonio Spurs at the Verizon Center on Feb. 5, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Lose 16th Straight to Spurs in 2OT, Drop Back to .500

Tim Duncan scored a season-high 31 points Wednesday night before fouling out in the second overtime, and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Washington Wizards for an NBA-high 16th time in a row, holding on for a 125-118 victory.


Wizards head coach Randy Wittman. (Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Wittman: ‘Holy Crap’ Let’s Not Celebrate Being Above .500

Yes, it’s great the Wizards have finally gotten their record above .500 after more than four seasons, but no, it’s not something to celebrate — head coach Randy Wittman told Lavar and Dukes on 106.7 The Fan on Tuesday.


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Ariza: Beal ‘Can Easily Get 20,000 Points in This League’

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.


WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 3: Kevin Seraphin #13 of the Washington Wizards shoots against Robin Lopez #42 of the Portland Trail Blazers during the game at the Verizon Center on February 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit:  Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Top Trail Blazers 100-90 to Get Over .500

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.


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Danny Rouhier Joins Wizards Broadcast Team For One Night Only

Monday night is a bucket lister for radio funnyman and sports nerd Danny Rouhier.