A closer look at some possible game 5 adjustments

I didn’t think Hawks/Wizards would be close. Yeah it’s a 4/5 matchup but the Wizards won 49 games and the 43-win Hawks looked like the worst team in the playoffs—at least by point differential.  But here we are, 2-2.  The Wizards won the first two games in Washington by exerting their will in the fourth quarters. The Hawks controlled games three and four in Atlanta. … Continue reading A closer look at some possible game 5 adjustments

What’s at stake in the final 12 games?

The Wizards picked a bad time to lose four of their last five games—only one of which was against an above .500 team. A week ago it seemed like a given that they would win 50 games for the first time since 1979. They now have to go 8-4 the rest of the way to reach that arbitrary (but oh so important) milestone. 8-4 is … Continue reading What’s at stake in the final 12 games?

Washington Wizards NBA Blog, John Wall, All Star Game 2017

Week 15: Wizards Mid-Week Preview

First off, that photo above? Somehow John Wall dunked that.  A poster on AD.  Things are pretty great. Another look at John Wall posterizing Anthony Davis, then telling the crowd to quiet down. #WizPelicans pic.twitter.com/6QcDsTmmmT — CSN Wizards (@CSNWizards) January 29, 2017 The Wizards are rolling right now, there’s no other way to put it.  The team has won 9 of its last 10 games, 12 of … Continue reading Week 15: Wizards Mid-Week Preview

Russell Westbrook Triple Double Watch

Coming to a City Near You: The Russell Westbrook Show

There were many exciting storylines leading into this season.  Would the new look Warriors, with Kevin Durant aboard, become the best offensive team ever?  What would James Harden’s stats look like playing point guard under Mike D’Antoni?  Can the Cavaliers save the NBA from the apparent reign of terror of the superteam in Golden State?  And lastly, with KD leaving, can Russell Westbrook average a … Continue reading Coming to a City Near You: The Russell Westbrook Show

Ranking the League’s Starting Centers

Preseason is here.  After a quick and very eventful summer, NBA teams are back at it.  Media Day for most teams was last week, teams finished up their training camps, and preseason games have started for a few teams, with the rest playing today and tomorrow.  We’ve already gotten disappointing long-term injury news about Khris Middleton and Ben Simmons, an injury scare for Bradley Beal, Steph … Continue reading Ranking the League’s Starting Centers

Anthony Davis best power forward in NBA?

Ranking the League’s Starting Power Forwards

The 2016-17 NBA regular season doesn’t start until October 25th, but next week is the start for fans and players.  Media Day kicks off, as players will be peppered with questions surrounding new coaches, free agent signings, and expectations.  With that right around the corner, we are releasing the fourth of five player rankings, this time covering the confirmed (or projected) power forwards for each team. … Continue reading Ranking the League’s Starting Power Forwards