Washington Wizards

Drew Gooden #90 of the Washington Wizards drives against Cory Jefferson #21 of the Brooklyn Nets during the second half of the Wizards 114-77 win at Verizon Center on February 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wall, Butler Lead Wizards To 114-77 Win Over Nets

John Wall scored 17 points, Rasual Butler had 15 and the Washington Wizards broke a five-game skid, coasting to a 114-77 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.

02/07/2015

Nene #42 of the Washington Wizards shoots the ball against the Brooklyn Nets during the game on January 17, 2015 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nene, Wizards Bounce Back To Win 99-90, Earn Split With Nets

Nene scored 20 points, three other Washington big men were in double figures, and the Wizards beat the Brooklyn Nets 99-90 on Saturday night to split their home-and-home series.

01/17/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 07: Tim Hardaway Jr. #5 of the New York Knicks walks off the court during a first half timeout against the Washington Wizards at Verizon Center on January 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Knicks Fall To Wizards, Set Franchise Record With 13th Straight Loss

The New York Knicks’ deconstruction project hit a new low Wednesday night with a 101-91 loss to the Washington Wizards, setting a record for longest in-season losing streak in the franchise’s 69-year history.

01/08/2015

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards shoots during a game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on December 25, 2014. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Knicks Barely Put Up A Fight, Fall To 5-26 With Loss To Wizards

John Wall had 24 points and 11 assists, eluding the Knicks all day until getting knocked to the floor by a flagrant foul that sparked an altercation, and the Washington Wizards beat New York 102-91 on Thursday.

12/25/2014

Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony attempts a free throw against the Raptors on April 11, 2014 at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Anthony, Knicks Overcome Late Deficit To Beat Wizards 103-100

Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points, including a tiebreaking three-point play with 13.9 seconds left, and the New York Knicks overcame a 10-point deficit late in the third quarter to beat the Washington Wizards.

10/23/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 08: A fan reacts as Johnny Manziel of the Texas A&M Aggies is picked #22 overall by the Cleveland Browns during the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall on May 8, 2014 in New York City.

8 People In Sports Who Need To Be Doused With Ice Water

Everyone’s taking up the ice bucket challenge. But some people in the sports world need ice water dumped on them.

08/15/2014

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5 Best NBA Off-Seasons So Far

With the biggest names off the board, it’s time to break down the five teams having the best offseason thus far in the NBA.

07/17/2014

Los Angeles Lakers v Brooklyn Nets

Net Loss: Paul Pierce Reaches Deal With Washington Wizards

After playing one season with the Brooklyn Nets, the 37-year-old forward agreed to terms with the Washington Wizards on a two-year deal on Saturday night, a source said.

07/13/2014

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - OCTOBER 11: The Utah Jazz logo photographed behind the scene at the KJZZ video shoot at Energy Solutions Arena on October 11, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

7 Team Names That Make No Sense

We all have favorite teams. But some team names just don’t make any sense, like these…

05/28/2014

A Thunder fan holds up a giant Kevin Durant head (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images), LeBron James  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Deron Williams (Photo by Ron Turenne/NBAE via Getty Images)

Schmeelk’s Picks And Predictions For NBA Playoffs Round 2

I don’t believe in Deron Williams, but the Nets will still manage two wins. Heat in six. As for the rest of the matchups…

05/05/2014

Martell Webster of the Washington Wizards shoots against the Brooklyn Nets on December 18, 2013. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lichtenstein: Nets’ Loss Simple To Explain — Outworked By Hungrier Wizards

There are no excuses this time. Not injuries, coaching, the refs. This one was all about one team outworking the other. Washington was hungrier and ate the Nets for dinner.

12/19/2013

Washington Wizards v Brooklyn Nets

Nets Chip Away At 12-Point Deficit, But Fall Short To Wizards 113-107

John Wall scored 21 points and made two big defensive plays against Deron Williams down the stretch to lead the Washington Wizards to a 113-107 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.

12/19/2013

Amar'e Stoudemire #1 of the New York Knicks grabs a rebound during the first half against the Washington Wizards at Madison Square Garden on December 16, 2013. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Knicks Lose As Washington Scores In Last 6 Seconds

Bradley Beal’s driving layup with 6 seconds remaining lifted the Washington Wizards to a 102-101 win over the New York Knicks on Monday night.

12/17/2013

Jason Collins attends the GQ Men Of The Year Party at The Ebell Club of Los Angeles on November 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for GQ)

Jason Collins Named GQ’s ‘Game Changer Of The Year’

The former Nets center made history in April as the first active male athlete in the four major American pro sports to come out.

12/12/2013

Brooklyn head coach Jason Kidd, right, talks with point guard Deron Williams during the second half of the Nets’ 112-108 overtime loss to the Wizards on Nov. 8, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Nets’ Garnett, Pierce Rendered Null And Void By Wizards In OT Loss

Trevor Ariza hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in the extra period Friday night as the Washington Wizards topped the Brooklyn Nets 112-108.

11/08/2013

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