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Yet another familiar face could be added to Wizards-Celtics rivalry as Thomas Robinson works out for Boston

Yet another familiar face could be added to Wizards-Celtics rivalry as Thomas Robinson works out for Boston

Markieff Morris already has his twin brother Marcus currently playing for the rival Boston Celtics after he was traded there in July. Now there could be another familiar face wearing green.

With their blockbuster deal with Cleveland on the table, the Celtics are weighing their options to fill the roster spots that would open as a result. It appears former fifth overall pick Thomas Robinson could earn one of those jobs.

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, Robinson worked out for the Celtics recently:

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Robinson, 26, played with the Morris twins at Kansas and remains a good friend. Robinson attended Markieff's backback giveaway in Southeast Washington earlier this month wearing a hat from Morris' F.O.E. (Family Over Everything) clothing line. He is currently a free agent after playing last year with the Lakers. 

The Wizards and Celtics have developed a bitter rivalry over the past several seasons, culminating with an eventful playoff series in May. But this offseason key figures that made that rivalry interesting have left like Jae Crowder (if the Cavs deal goes through), Kelly Olynyk, Jonas Jerebko and Avery Bradley. Meanwhile, familiar faces have entered the mix like Marcus Morris and Jayson Tatum, a good friend of Bradley Beal's. Robinson's addition would be yet another reason why the rivalry may be softer this season compared to last.

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Otto Porter could miss Wizards' game vs. Cavs due to hip injury

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Otto Porter could miss Wizards' game vs. Cavs due to hip injury

The Wizards could be without one of their best players when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday, as small forward Otto Porter continues to receive treatment for a right hip contusion.

Porter played just three minutes in the Wizards' win over the Clippers on Friday night before exiting with the injury. Head coach Scott Brooks said it happened when Porter took an elbow to his side.

Porter has dealt with right hip issues dating back to his rookie season, including a hip flexor and a torn labrum.

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The Wizards consider Porter doubtful for the Cavs game, but do not believe his injury to be serious and haven't ruled him out yet.

"Otto, he recovers," Brooks said. "When he gets hit, he's a tough guy and he recovers, so we'll see how he feels."

Losing Porter, 24, would be tough for a game against Cleveland. Porter could be used to help slow LeBron James, who had 57 points against the Wizards in their first meeting this season.

The Wizards know they are unlikely to stop LeBron, but Porter could help limit him. Without Porter, more responsibility will be on Kelly Oubre, Jr., Markieff Morris and others.

"Hopefully he can play because we're going to need him," Brooks said. "We're going to need bodies around him and being down one body isn't going to help. But it's no excuses."

Porter is averaging 14.6 points, 6.8 rebounds and 1.5 steals this season. If he can't go, Oubre will likely start in his place at small forward.

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Best moments from the Wizards' win over the Clippers, including some big dunks

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Best moments from the Wizards' win over the Clippers, including some big dunks

Here are the five best plays or moments from the Wizards' 100-91 win over the Clippers on Friday night...

1. This game got started much like the previous one did, on Wednesday when the Wizards and Grizzlies couldn't buy a bucket. But the offense got going sooner than later and for the Wizards that breakout came with back-to-back threes.

Mike Scott hit the first one and Bradley Beal quickly followed up with the second one:

2. Beal ended up with 20 points and 11 rebounds. His best play of the night was this stepback jumper over Sam Dekker that had the Wizards' bench going nuts. Keep an eye on John Wall's hopping celebration:

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3. Scott kept it going and finished with a team-high 22 points. Scott has had an impressive season and this may have been his best play so far.

Scott got open on fastbreak and threw down his best dunk of the year:

4. Wall had a modest night of 15 points and five assists as he continues to work within a minutes restriction. But he did get in some nice highlights including this block:

5. The Clippers made it interesting by tying it up several times in the fourth quarter, but the Wizards pulled away in the final five minutes, including this four-point play by Kelly Oubre, Jr., who ended up with eight points and seven rebounds:

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