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John Wall Not Playing Makes Things Very Easy for the Atlanta Hawks

Posted on 6 May, 2015, by in NBA

No John Wall was almost like raising a white flag for the Washington Wizards, who fell apart in the fourth quarter as the Atlanta Hawks pulled away for a 106-90 win to make it a 1-1 series in the Eastern conference semifinals. More

Chicago Bulls – Nikola Mirotic is a Star in the Making

Posted on 4 Mar, 2015, by in NBA

No Derrick Rose or Jimmy Butler, but the Chicago Bulls always find a way to pull through, led by Nikola Mirotic in scoring and Joakim Noah in everything else, beating the crashing Washington Wizards 97-92. More

Chicago Bulls – Derrick Rose No Longer Perfect Against John Wall

Posted on 10 Jan, 2015, by in NBA

Basketball is a team sport, but the media makes it about individual head to head rivalries. John Wall, for the first time in his career, got to be the winner when Derrick Rose was on the same floor, leading the Washington Wizards to a 102-86 victory over the Chicago Bulls. More

Washington Wizards – Not Used to This Kind of Success

Posted on 30 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

It’s been quite a long time since the Washington Wizards have won a playoff series, but they’ve upset the Chicago Bulls, winning their first round series in five games, clinching it with a 75-69 victory, pulled through by John Wall and Nene and should be considered as very serious contenders to win the East, no matter who they face in the next round. More

NBA Playoffs – Chicago Bulls Can Move Back to Joakim Noah

Posted on 27 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

One of the smartest things the Chicago Bulls managed to do in game 3 as they beat the Washington Wizards for the first time in their playoff series was to move away from having Joakim Noah run their offense from the post. Now that Nene is suspended for game 4, there’s every reason to at least try and going back to that. More

Chicago Bulls – Don’t Count Them Out Yet

Posted on 26 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

Who knew it would come down to Mike Dunleavy having some sort of career night to keep the Chicago Bulls and their playoff hopes alive? The Washington Wizards had no answer to his dominance from beyond the arc, as they lost 100-97 at home, as their lead in the series was cut down to 2-1. More

Wizards Over Bulls – A Sweep in the Making

Posted on 23 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

The coaching staff for the Washington Wizards did an excellent job of scouting and analyzing the ways to beat the Chicago Bulls, coming up with a 101-99 win in overtime which wouldn’t have been possible if it wasn’t for Bradley Beal igniting in the fourth quarter with no one able to stop him, while Kirk Hinrich missed two free throws at the end of the game that could have given us a little bit more basketball instead of sending his team into a 2-0 hole. More

Wizards Over Bulls – Nothing Special About Game 1 Upsets

Posted on 21 Apr, 2014, by in NBA

We’ve gotten used to the road win taking home court advantage in these playoffs, and the Washington Wizards beating the Chicago Bulls in the series opener was no different from the trend, taking a 102-93 win thanks to a strong finish with an excellent performance from Nene and an overall great effort on the glass. More

Miami Heat – Did Someone Say Crisis?

Posted on 16 Jan, 2014, by in NBA

Despite the good vibe from the White House visit, Greg Oden getting his first points and LeBron James talking about his ability to score more points, something is off with the Miami Heat. They lost 114-97 to the Washington Wizards, their third straight loss, all coming on the road against Eastern Conference teams they shouldn’t be finding it this difficult to play against. More

Lakers vs Wizards – John Wall Gets to Back Up His Own Words From Time to Time

Posted on 27 Nov, 2013, by in NBA

If you ask John Wall about the best point guard in the NBA, the answer you’ll get will be… John Wall. According to his last three games, including his performance, along with teammate Nene, against the Los Angeles Lakers, leading the Washington Wizards to a 116-111 victory, he’s not that far off from the truth. More