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John Wall takes big step in rehab from knee procedures with full practice

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John Wall takes big step in rehab from knee procedures with full practice

The Wizards appear to be very close to getting star point guard John Wall back. Though he won't play on Saturday against the Clippers, Wall participated in a full practice with the Wizards on Friday.

That's according to NBC Sports Washington's Chris Miller, who tweeted the news after practice on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles. Wall was given a timeline of approximately two weeks after receiving platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment and viscosupplementation injections in his left knee on Nov. 25.

Wall, 27, has missed the last seven games. The Wizards have gone 4-3 during that stretch and are 5-4 without him this season. 

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After the Clippers, the Wizards have two days off before seeing the Nets in Brooklyn to close out their five-game road trip. It would seem like that game is a good bet for Wall to return, barring a setback. The Wizards' next game after that is on Wednesday against the Memphis Grizzlies in Washington.

Wall is averaging 20.3 points, 9.2 assists, 3.4 rebounds, 1.1 steals and 1.1 blocks per game this season.

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Wizards Tipoff podcast: Beal and Porter need to step up and so does the defense

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Wizards Tipoff podcast: Beal and Porter need to step up and so does the defense

On the latest episode of the Wizards Tipoff podcast presented by Greenberg and Bederman, Chase Hughes and Chris Miller broke down the Wizards' 0-2 deficit and how Bradley Beal and Otto Porter need to play better.

They went into the potential change in the starting lineup, why the Wizards are doing so poorly on defense and the historical odds the Wizards are now up against.

You can listen to the episode right here:

You can download the podcast on Apple Podcasts right here and on Google Play. If you like the show please tell your friends!

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Drake calls Kelly Oubre a 'bum', Oubre doesn't take the bait

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Drake calls Kelly Oubre a 'bum', Oubre doesn't take the bait

One thing rapper Drake has been known for is being a very vocal sports fan, that always seems to make himself the center of attention.

He also seems to be a fan of just about any team that happens to be winning at the moment. 

He's been seen in everything from Kentucky gear at a basketball game, to Alabama and Texas A&M football apparel (seriously, just Google "Drake bandwagon fan" and take a look).

One team he's always seemed to stay loyal to though is his hometown Raptors. Especially when it comes to yelling at anyone he can on the other team.

First, it was John Wall having a back-and-forth with Drake on the court.

Now, it seems to be Kelly Oubre that gets to help Drake suck up more attention on social media. 

After C.J. Miles hit a three-pointer during the fourth quarter of Washington’s 130-119 loss Tuesday night, the cameras caught him doing what he just can't help himself from doing.

Oubre though, doesn't take it personally, even when it was pointed out to him postgame.

Maybe it's because Oubre wants to start his own fashion line, and hopes to have Drake help promote it.

Maybe it's because Oubre doesn't want to ever show up on a Drake diss track (even though he apparently deleted this tweet from a long time ago right after the game).

Or Maybe Oubre is just being the bigger man.

Either way, it's safe to say this trend will continue for Drake and whoever his next Wizards target is on the court.

Given Drake's history though, if the Wizards come back and win the series, will we see him in a Wall or Oubre jersey?

Considering all the bandwagons he's jumped on, it would surprise very few if it happened. 

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