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Andrew Wiggins, Bradley Beal, Derrick Rose, Dwight Howard, EA Sports, Esports, Golden State Warriors, Jimmy Butler, John Wall, Karl-Anthony Towns, Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson, Minnesota Timberwolves, nba live, Oklahoma City Thunder, Russell Westbrook, Washington Wizards -

TGIF, NBA Live 19 fans. This week comes to an end with a star-studded doubleheader on ESPN (8 p.m. Eastern time). First, Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder head to Washington, D.C., to face John Wall’s Wizards, who desperately need a win. Then the defending champion Golden State Warriors welcome the dysfunctional Minnesota Timberwolves […]

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Boogie Cousins, DeMarcus Cousins, Drake, fashion, Hip-Hop, Jerseys, John Wall, LeBron James, Music, Skylar Diggins, Style, Washington Wizards -

I swear sports and music are so synonymous / ‘Cause we want to be them, and they want to be us – Drake, 2010’s “Thank Me Now” In a November 2017 interview, Drake revealed that he’s been collecting Hermès Birkin handbags. The highly coveted totes, which are worth anywhere from $12,000 to $379,261, are easily […]

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NBA, NBA Summer League, Troy Brown, Washington Wizards -

LAS VEGAS — Washington Wizards rookie Troy Brown grew up in a home where food and clothing were never an issue with two educated, successful and loving parents. Such was not the case for some of Brown’s Centennial High School classmates who were homeless. So, to help homeless teens and the less fortunate in his […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers, Commentary, LeBron James, NBA, Washington Wizards -

There’s a place nobody’s asking about that’s calling LeBron James’ name. Washington, D.C. Washington, not Los Angeles, is the most powerful city in the world. Washington, not Houston, is where every significant issue relating to sports, from steroids to chronic traumatic encephalopathy to gambling to paying college athletes, has been and will be addressed on […]

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NBA, Serge Ibaka, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards -

It was a second-quarter play designed to get Serge Ibaka a shot, but instead of launching the wide-open look when he received the pass from Kyle Lowry at the top of the key, the Toronto Raptors forward pump-faked his defender, drove to the basket and was called for traveling. Fast-forward to the fourth quarter, with […]

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Athlete Activism, Books, Etan Thomas, NBA, The Next Chapter, Washington Wizards, We Matter: Athletes and Activism -

When former NBA standout Etan Thomas was in high school in Tulsa, Oklahoma, he once faced the difficult dilemma of participating in a district debate competition or playing in a regional basketball game. He chose to debate. That’s to say that Thomas didn’t suddenly become woke during a nine-year career where he was just as […]

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Dear Black Athlete, John Wall, NBA, State of the Black Athlete, Washington Wizards -

Dear Dad, We all go through life hoping and wishing for many things. Many of my wishes have mostly come true, with a successful career that has allowed me to take care of my family. But there’s one wish of mine that will never be granted. That wish would be bringing you back to life […]

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Bradley Beal, Giannis Antetokounmpo, John Wall, Kelly Oubre Jr., Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, Washington Wizards -

Milwaukee Bucks “point forward” Giannis Antetokounmpo is the wild card among the four favorites to win the NBA’s MVP award (James Harden, LeBron James and Kevin Durant are the other favorites). Antetokounmpo, a native of Greece who turned 23 in December, is a mixture of the size, speed, lankiness, raw power and finesse that’s only […]

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Bradley Beal, Giannis Antetokounmpo, John Wall, Milwaukee Bucks, NBA, Washington Wizards -

Milwaukee Bucks “point forward” Giannis Antetokounmpo is the wild card among the four favorites to win the NBA’s MVP award (James Harden, LeBron James and Kevin Durant are the other favorites). Antetokounmpo, a native of Greece who turned 23 in December, is a mixture of the size, speed, lankiness, raw power and finesse that’s only […]

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Cleveland Cavaliers, J.R. Smith, Kelly Oubre Jr., NBA, Nike, Style, Supreme, Uniforms, Washington Wizards -

J.R. Smith threw on a crisp T-shirt, tied up his do-rag and slid a beanie on his head. This was after a 106-99 road win on Sunday over the Washington Wizards in which LeBron James made a bold style statement via a special pair of his Nike LeBron 15 “EQUALITY” sneakers. Yet Smith reflected on […]

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All Day, Daily Dose, NFL, Omega Psi Phi, Tyrese, Washington Wizards -

We made it to Friday, y’all. Hooray. It also happens to be National Sandwich Day, which means it’s the perfect time for me to remind you all that a hot dog is not a sandwich. Because without the bread, it’s still a hot dog. During a compulsory all-media broadcast, when he thought no one was […]

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LaVar Ball, Lonzo Ball, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Scott Brooks, Washington Wizards -

In this All-LaVar, All-The-Time news cycle, most of us missed the money quote about the Marine One of helicopter parents this past week. The day before his team played the Los Angeles Lakers, Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks was asked what kind of impact a proud and oh-so-loud LaVar Ball would have on his eldest […]

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Chris Sale, Colin Kaepernick, Derek Jeter, Jayson Tatum, Joel Berry II, John Wall, LaVar Ball, LeBron James, Lonzo Ball, Los Angeles Lakers, NBA, Washington Wizards, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. The Los Angeles Lakers handed the Washington Wizards their first loss of the season with a 102-99 overtime win on Wednesday. The anticipated point guard matchup between Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball and Wizards veteran All-Star John Wall began when Ball’s father, LaVar, informed the Wizards to beware of his son’s squad and guaranteed […]

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All Day, All Day Podcast, All Things Go Fall Classic, Kweku Collins, NBA, Washington Wizards -

Every once in a while, a festival comes to D.C. that I enjoy enough to get out to and talk to an artist or two. Last week it was the All Things Go Fall Classic, which features music of all types, in its fourth annual installment. The story of how it got started is a […]

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John Wall, NBA, Washington Wizards -

Warning: This post contains A LOT of John Wall highlights. Washington Wizards point guard John Wall had a hell of a season opener on Wednesday night in his team’s 120-115 win over the Philadelphia 76ers. And his performance went far beyond his 28-point, 8-assist and 5-rebound stat line. If there’s one takeaway from Game 1, […]

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Barack Obama, Donald Trump, John Wall, Kobe Bryant, NBA, Washington Wizards -

John Wall says it’s time for somebody to get “LeBron [James] off his throne” in the Eastern Conference. The Washington Wizards All-Star guard tells The Undefeated he believes his team has the talent to meet that daunting challenge of James and the Cleveland Cavaliers and finally make some noise. The face of the Wizards also […]

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MLB, Washington Capitals, Washington Nationals, Washington Redskins, Washington Wizards -

It’s 3:42 a.m. on Friday the 13th. The Costco Halloween bag of Snickers, Kit Kats, Twix and M&Ms has been reduced to a mosaic of wrappers strewn about the family room. The 7-year-old upstairs is three hours from being told yet again that his favorite team has expired for the season. You go back to […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Bradley Beal, John Wall, NBA, Washington Wizards -

This time last year, the Washington Wizards were sitting at home after falling short of reaching the playoffs. The then-22-year-old Bradley Beal’s rookie contract had expired, and he was ready for a huge payday. Beal believed, with not a single qualm, that he deserved a max contract. And even though there were questions surrounding the […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Bradley Beal, Isaiah Thomas, John Wall, Kelly Olynyk, LeBron James, Washington Wizards -

BOSTON — Let’s put our hands together and give it up for Isaiah Thomas and the Boston Celtics. They just won the Eastern Conference Consolation Bracket. “Man, can you believe LeBron has been resting for 10 days?” Thomas was asked in a hallway of TD Garden late Monday night. “I know,” the diminutive and oh-so-good […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, John Wall, Washington Wizards -

His first instinct, after the final horn sounded, was to find and embrace his crew seated in the courtside seats just across from the Washington Wizards’ bench. Then John Wall made a mad dash to the sideline at center court, leaping onto the scorer’s table and raising his arms high in the air. The crowd […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Isaiah Thomas, NBA, Washington Wizards -

To say that playing on the road against the Boston Celtics is kryptonite for the Washington Wizards is an understatement. The Wizards simply can’t win at TD Garden. They haven’t done so in this year’s playoffs and didn’t do so during the regular season. They didn’t win in Boston during the 2015-16 season, nor the […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Isaiah Thomas, NBA, Washington Wizards -

After Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas picked up his second foul in the opening minutes of Game 3, the Washington Wizards put him under attack. First, Wizards guard John Wall tried to back the 5-foot-9 Thomas down. Later, Otto Porter, at 6-foot-9, took Thomas to the post and twice scored easily. One by one the […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Isaiah Thomas, John Wall, Kelly Olynyk, Kelly Oubre Jr., Washington Wizards -

After the carnage was over late Thursday night — after 52 personal fouls, eight technicals, three ejections, one flagrant, several elbows to the esophagus and some violent Kelly-on-Kelly crime — a member of the Boston Celtics had a declaration for the Wizards: “We will beat their a– in Game 4,” Gerald Green told Slam Online, […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Kelly Olynyk, Kelly Oubre Jr., NBA, Washington Wizards -

The Boston Celtics hate the Washington Wizards, and the Washington Wizards hate the Boston Celtics. It’s an animosity that’s been bubbling all season long between the teams, sparked by the on-court confrontations between individual players. First, during the regular season, Wizards point guard John Wall got into it with Celtics guard Marcus Smart. Two months […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Chris Paul, Isaiah Thomas, NBA, Washington Wizards -

“Where is this coming from? Where is this coming from?” asked TNT sideline reporter David Aldridge after the Boston Celtics’ exhilarating 129-119 overtime win over the Washington Wizards in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals Tuesday night. The question was posed to Isaiah Thomas, who put up an unbelievable 53 points on what he […]

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Boston Celtics, Isaiah Thomas, John Wall, Washington Wizards, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. No pain, no game (y’all see what I did there?) must have been the theme of the night for Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas. Forty-eight hours removed from losing a tooth and less than 24 hours removed from surgery on said tooth, Thomas hit the deck again in the team’s second game against […]

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Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Los Angeles Clippers, Paul Pierce, Utah Jazz, Washington Wizards, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. You can’t handle “The Truth.” In all honesty, no one could. That was the kind of player future Hall of Famer Paul Pierce was. At the beginning of the 2016-17 season, Pierce announced that he’d be retiring from the game at season’s end. As a result of the Utah Jazz eliminating the Los […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Atlanta Hawks, Bradley Beal, Joe Biden, John Wall, NBA, Washington Wizards -

It was nearly two hours till game time when John Wall arrived at the Verizon Center on Wednesday, his burly bodyguard in tow. All appeared normal with the Washington Wizards guard as he approached: His eyes were covered by a pair of stylish dark sunglasses, and two bright gold chains were draped around his neck. […]

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John Wall, NBA, Washington Wizards -

Things in Washington have been bleak for the last year and a half, but have no fear, because John Wall is here to save the day in the nation’s capital.  

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Atlanta Hawks, Dwight Howard, NBA, Paul Millsap, Washington Wizards, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. After a slow start Monday night, alleged crybaby Paul Millsap fueled the Atlanta Hawks in the second half with 19 points to help lead the team to a 111-101 victory over the Washington Wizards on Monday night. Hawks center Dwight Howard showed his first signs of life in the series with a double-double […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Brandon Jennings, John Wall, NBA, New York Knicks, Washington Wizards -

As Washington Wizards backup guard Brandon Jennings jogged toward the tunnel after his sideline postgame interview that followed Wednesday’s 109-101 win over the Atlanta Hawks, he briefly glanced upward. What he saw made him smile: thousands of fans, some feverishly waving their white playoff towels and many screaming his name. Later, as Jennings was leaving […]

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30 for 30, Florida A&M University, John Calipari, John Wall, Kentucky Wildcats, NBA, NCB, Rod Strickland, Washington Wizards -

During his 17-year NBA career, Rod Strickland was one of the game’s most underrated players. That’s what happens when you play point guard in an era that included John Stockton, Gary Payton, Tim Hardaway and Allen Iverson. At his best, the 1997-98 season with the Washington Wizards, Strickland averaged 17.8 points and 10.5 assists but […]

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Ben's Chili Bowl, Bradley Beal, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, John Wall, Washington Wizards -

After five years of former President Barack Obama, Chuck Brown, DJ Donnie Simpson and Bill Cosby greeting patrons in the form of a mural on the side of Ben’s Chili Bowl in Washington, D.C., the building received a temporary face-lift with the smiling images of Washington Wizards backcourt mates John Wall and Bradley Beal, just […]

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