John Wall soared over his mascot, and the East stomped on the West in the slam dunk contest.
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.
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.
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 scored 18 points and led a strong defensive effort to help the Washington Wizards beat the Sacramento Kings 93-84 on Sunday night.
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.
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.
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.
Monday night is a bucket lister for radio funnyman and sports nerd Danny Rouhier.