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Paul Pierce joined the show to discuss the Wizards and how he taught them to trash talk. Plus, Pierce wants John Wall and Bradley Beal to start holding their teammates accountable.

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Wizards can make it five straight wins vs. Heat
The Wizards are on fire and hope to keep it rolling against the Heat. How and what to watch.
LeBron James agrees with Draymond Green for once
Draymond Green and LeBron James actuallly agree on something for once.
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Breaking down how good the Wizards' defense can be on the podcast
How good can the Wizards be on defense? Why isn't Jason Smith playing? Are the Sixers legit? Chase Hughes and Chris Miller break it down on the podcast
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Sorting through the biggest surprises in the East
Are the Pistons legitimate? Will the Cavs keep struggling? Let's look at the biggest surprises in the East.
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Best moments from Wizards-Heat
The Wizards beat the Heat and John Wall pulled off some impressive plays.
Every basket, block and nutmeg from Wall's big game in Miami
John Wall scored a game-high 27 points at American Airlines Arena, but his nutmeg of Hassan Whiteside was probably the most memorable play. Here's every basket, block and the nutmeg in Wall's Player's Cut.
Wizards win in Miami may be their best so far
Hosts Julie Donaldson, Tony Massenburg and producer Adam Wise reflect on the Wizards' win over the Heat. Was it the best of their young season? Where do the Wizards stand among the best teams in the East?
Marcin Gortat plays defense during the Wizards' win over the Heat.
Defense leads Wizards to win over Miami
The Wizards locked down on defense in the fourth quarter to extend their winning streak to four games.
Wall pulls off perfect nutmeg on Whiteside
John Wall got Hassan Whiteside with one of the most embarrassing plays in basketball.
Wizards Road Diaries Ep. 4: Making it rain in Miami
Chris Miller is on the road in Miami, and mother nature wouldn't cooperate. So he hung out with Kara Lawson instead, making it rain on the court with some jump shots.
Week 3 NBA Power Rankings
The Cavaliers take a tumble, while the Celtics' win streak has them rising. Plus, can the Pistons and Magic keep this pace? 
Wizards analyst Kara Lawson has incredible basketball résumé
Did you know about all of Kara Lawson's basketball accomplishments? Here's a run through her résumé.
Red-hot Wizards head to Miami with test awaiting
The Wizards are locked in tough battle with the Heat in hopes for their fourth straight win.
NBA Power Rankings 2017-18
Updated November 15: The Celtics keep winning, but some younger, up-and-coming teams are starting to creep up the list as well.
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Beal breaks down the art of drawing fouls on the podcast
Host Chase Hughes takes a deep dive into why the Wizards are shooting more free throws this season. Bradley Beal joined the show for a 1-on-1 interview on the subject.
Kara Lawson part of star-studded Virginia Sports Hall of Fame class
NBC Sports Washington's Kara Lawson, a WNBA and Olympic champion fron Springfield, Va., was officially named selected to enter the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame.
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Wall is playing through a growing list of ailments
John Wall is in the Wizards' lineup each game and playing well, but that doesn't mean he's 100 percent.
Pass and defend; that's what Scott Brooks has been preaching
Defense for the Wiz has been an issue, but the team is on a three-game winning streak and haven't allowed those opponents to score more than 100 points. HC Scott Brooks discusses their improvement.
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Best moments from Wizards-Kings, including Oubre's dunks
Kelly Oubre, Jr. put on a dunk show on Monday night. John Wall had a nice no-look pass. Here are the best moments.
Every basket from Wall's crazy efficient game vs. Kings
John Wall put on a shooting clinic against the Kings, hitting eight of nine shot attempts, including all four beyond the arc. Watch every basket and free throw in his Player's Cut.
Wizards Extra: Looking to Miami After 3 Straight Wins
The Wizards notched an easy win against the Kings, but can they keep up their winning ways against the Heat? Our Wizards Extra crew breaks it all down.
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Much has changed for Gortat, Wizards in one week
Marcin Gortat and the Wizards had some strong words for themselves a week ago. Now the script has been flipped.
Wall's three frenzy lifts Wizards over Kings
John Wall hit a bunch of threes against the Kings again, as the Wizards took out the Kings by double-digits.
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Wizards look to stay hot against De'Aaron Fox and Kings
The Wizards hope for their third straight win. Here's everything you need to know about Wizards-Kings.
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Best moments from Wizards' win over Hawks
Here are the five best plays or moments from the Wizards' win over the Hawks on Saturday night.
Wizards Extra: A Big Night From The Bench
Julie Donaldson and Tony Massenburg were joined by Wizards reporter Chris Miller from Capital One Arena. There were a lot of positive takeaways from a convincing win over the Hawks, especially the bench...
Markieff Morris put up 18 points in 20 minutes vs. Hawks
Markieff Morris was incredibly efficient in the Wizards' win over the Hawks, scoring 18 points in 20 minutes on 8 of 10 shooting. Here's every bucket and block he had on Saturday.
John Wall was very sick vs. Hawks
John Wall was quite ill on Saturday night as the Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks.
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Wizards demolish lowly Hawks
John Wall was under the weather, but other players stepped up as the Wizards crushed the Hawks. Analysis here.
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Wall happy for Giannis with new shoe deal
A sneaker free agent, John Wall is happy to see Giannis Antetokounmpo get a signature shoe deal.
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Tim Frazier joins the podcast to tout his Astros
Tim Frazier joined the show to discuss the state of the bench and his beloved Astros winning the World Series. Plus, do the Wizards really talk too much?
Wall questionable with undisclosed illness
The Wizards could be without star point guard John Wall against the Hawks thanks to an undisclosed illness.
Wall sick, but will start against the Hawks
The Wizards hold a lead through three quarters. Can they finish off the Hawks? Here's everything you need to know, and how to watch.
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Best moments from Wizards' win over Lakers
The Wizards bounced back to beat the Lakers and had some incredible plays in the process.
Relive John Wall's greatest plays against the Lakers
John Wall and the Wizards were seeking revenge against the Los Angeles Lakers and came out on top. Wall had 23 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists. Oh, and he showed everyone who runs D.C..
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That's the Markieff Morris we remember
Markieff Morris is more injured than we realized, but he balled out against the Lakers.
You've been warned. Don't let John Wall catch you slipping
John Wall had maybe the quote of the year after he dunked on Brook Lopez in Thursday's game against the Lakers. You can't say you weren't warned.
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Wizards bounce back with convincing win over Lakers
After letting some inferior teams sneak up on them in recent weeks, the Wizards took care of business against the Lakers.
Go Vols: Kara Lawson sits down with Grunfeld and King
Three Tennessee Volunteers -- Kara Lawson, Ernie Grunfeld and Bernard King -- sit down for an candid interview.
Should the Wizards do less talking?
John Wall and Marcin Gortat gave their take on whether the Wizards do too much bragging about themselves.
Marcin Gortat sounds off on Wizards' rough start
Marcin Gortat didn't mince words (but apologized for his language) when discussing the Wizards' poor play as of late.
Gortat fed up with 's—hole' start, apologizes to fans
Marcin Gortat is not happy with the way things are going for the Wizards right now. Hear him out.
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Wizards aim for revenge vs. Lakers, Lonzo Ball
The Wizards lost to the Lakers in Los Angeles. Now they hope to split the season series in the rematch.
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The Wizards' first 10 games by-the-numbers
The Wizards have played 10 games, giving us a chance to have some fun with small sample sizes.
Otto Porter goes 1-on-1 to talk Wizards on the podcast
Wizards forward Otto Porter joined the show to break down why the Wizards are slipping on defense and why they need to emulate something he has noticed about the Warriors.
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Another NBA star gets a shoe deal, what about Wall?
With Giannis Antetekounmpo off the sneaker free agent market, will John Wall get more interest?
Get hyped for the Wizards-Lakers rematch
The Wizards dropped a wild one to the Lakers in the first John Wall vs. Lonzo Ball matchup of the season. The two teams square off again on Thursday, Nov. 9 at Capital One Arena. It's time to get hyped.
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Best moments from Wizards' loss to Mavs
The Wizards lost to the Mavs, but the game featured some crazy dunks and Otto Porter and-1s.
Junkies: 3 seed not a lock for Wiz with 76ers on the rise
At the start of the season, many thought the Wizards would take the 3 seed in the Eastern Conference, but with the 76ers on the rise the Junkies feel it's not a shoo-in.
Every bucket Bradley Beal scored against the Mavericks
Despite playing sick, Bradley Beal scored 23 points against the Mavericks in a loss. Beal has looked impressive, averaging 34 points in his last four games. Here's his Player's Cut of every single point and...
Brooks is tired of hearing Wizards talk about better effort
Scott Brooks was disappointed again by the Wizards' defensive effort in their loss to the Mavericks. He's tired of hearing them say they'll do better.
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Wizards are kicking themselves after 5-5 start
The Wizards are frustrated with how their season began and it's understandable why.
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Wizards lose tough one to lowly Mavs
The Wizards let another bad team sneak up on them Tuesday night in a loss to the Mavericks.
Eric Bledsoe lands in the East
The Milwaukee Bucks just altered the Eastern Conference playoff picture a bit with a bold move to acquire Eric Bledsoe.
Breaking down Paul Pierce's LeBron theory on the podcast
Chase Hughes and Chris Miller discuss the hot starts for Bradley Beal and Otto Porter, Paul Pierce's theory about LeBron James joining the Wizards.
D.C.'s Top 25 Best Athletes
Whether they're in the NFL, NBA or the Olympics, the DMV is home to some of the most talented athletes in the world. Here's our breakdown of the best.
Mark Turgeon recalls his time coaching Allen Iverson
Mark Turgeon coached Allen Iverson as an assistant in Philadelphia. He explains what it was like to watch the Hall of Famer at a young age.
Paul Pierce on why Bradley Beal is taking D-Wade's crown
Paul Pierce thinks Bradley Beal is taking Dwyane Wade's crown as the best shooting guard in the East.
Every single point from Beal's scoring barrage in Toronto
Bradley Beal willed the Wizards to a win in Toronto with a 38-point performance. It was his third game in a row scoring 35 or more. Here's his Player's Cut of every single bucket and free throw.
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Best moments from Wizards' dunk-filled win over Raptors
The Wizards pulled off an impressive win without John Wall. Here are the best moments from Wizards-Raptors.
Gallery: D.C.'s top 25 Most Famous Athletes
Whether they're in the NFL, NBA or the Olympics, the DMV is home to some of the most talented athletes in the world. Here's our breakdown of the best.
Wizards see star rookie Dennis Smith, Jr.
The Wizards have their work cut out for them heading into the 4th quarter. Here's where you can watch LIVE. 
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Could the Wizards have 3 All-Stars this year?
The Wizards didn't have John Wall on Sunday night, but Bradley Beal and Otto Porter put in All-Star performances.
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Beal, Wizards take out Raptors without Wall
The Wizards held their own without John Wall and beat the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.
Lowry ejected vs. Wizards, kisses kid on way to locker room
With John Wall out nursing a sprained left shoulder, the Wizards were given a major gift by the Toronto Raptors on Sunday night.
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Wizards won't bow down to LeBron James' greatness
The Wizards did some talking before the game and some say it backfired. But they tipped their cap and want another shot at the Cavs.
John Wall on his shoulder injury
John Wall discusses the shoulder injury he suffered against the Cleveland Cavaliers
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Wizards head to Toronto in desperate need of a win
Losers of four of their last five, the Wizards need a win and badly. They play the Raptors on Sunday night.
Wizards Extra: LeBron dominates, adding insult to Wall's injury
Julie Donaldson, Tony Massenburg and Chase Hughes break down a rough night in D.C. with LeBron James scoring at will and John Wall spraining his shoulder.
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Was John Wall injured on a dirty play?
John Wall described the play that hurt him on Friday night as something he's not used to seeing in the NBA.
John Wall on shoulder: "It's on fire right now"
John Wall says his shoulder is in serious pain, but a source tells Chris Miller that the injury is not believe to be serious.
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Wall injured in loss to Cavaliers, had X-rays
John Wall injured his left shoulder against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night.
Jenks talks to newly-engaged Wizards fans
Jenks talks to the newly-engaged couple, who got married at the Wizards game with the help of the Kiss Cam.
Paul Pierce on his LeBron-To-DC comments
NBA legend Paul Pierce talks to NBC Washington's Chris Miller about his theory that LeBron should join the Wizards next year.
LeBron dominates as Wizards knocked down peg by Cavs
The Wizards entered Friday night a confident bunch, but the Cavaliers served a reminder of their dominance.
Wizards aim to bounce back vs. LeBron's Cavs
The Wizards host LeBron James and Cleveland as they aim to get back on track. How and what to watch for Wizards-Cavs.
Paul Pierce thinks LeBron should join the Wizards
Paul Pierce believes LeBron James would be a great fit on the Wizards. Can you imagine?
Behind the scenes in Ernie Grunfeld's office
Chris Miller takes a behind-the-scenes tour of Ernie Grunfeld's office and finds out where the Wizards GM draws his inspiration.
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Paul Pierce goes 1-on-1 to talk Wizards on the podcast
Paul Pierce joined the show to discuss the Wizards and how he taught them to trash talk. Plus, Pierce wants John Wall and Bradley Beal to start holding their teammates accountable.
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LeBron proud of Otto Porter for hard work, max deal
LeBron James thinks Otto Porter has gotten a lot better and backed up the money he's earning.
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Wall understands Eric Bledsoe's rift with Suns
John Wall shared some insight into what his friend and former college teammate Eric Bledsoe is going through.
Analyzing Morris' return on the Wizards Tipoff podcast
Chase Hughes and Chris Miller broke down the impending return of power forward Markieff Morris to the Wizards. How will that affect their rotation? Plus, should the Wizards go after Jahlil Okafor or Eric...
Wiz starters have the best net rating of any NBA lineup
The Wizards starting lineup, the one that includes Kelly Oubre in Markieff Morris's place, has the best net rating of any combination of five players in the NBA. 
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Wizards have open roster spot after waiving reserve guard
The Wizards made a pair of roster moves on Thursday, one which came as a surprise.
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Best moments from Wizards-Suns including Wall's amazing block
Here are the best plays or moments from the Wizards' loss to the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday night.
Every single bucket from Beal's 40-point night against Suns
Player's Cut: Watch every last bucket and free throw from Bradley Beal's 40-point barrage against the Phoenix Suns.
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Beal blasts Wizards' effort, says they are a targeted team
The Wizards predicted they would be targeted after the success they had in 2016-17. Now that's being proven true.
Beal says Wizards paid the price for overlooking Suns
Bradley Beal was brutally honest in his assessment of the Wizards' loss to the Suns.
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Wizards fall to Suns despite Beal's big night
The Wizards lost to the Phoenix Suns in a game they will quickly hope to forget. How a 22-point lead became a 6-point loss. 
Rapaport ready to see Wizards dethrone Cavaliers
According to actor and comedian Michael Rapaport, it's time for the Wizards to dethrone LeBron and the Cavaliers. We can't say we disagree.
Wizards will see another top rookie vs. Suns
The Wizards will see yet another top rookie in Josh Jackson. How and what to watch for Wizards-Suns.
Michael Rapaport would love to see Wizards dethrone Cavs
Actor, comedian and vocal sports fan Michael Rapaport joined the Sports Junkies Wednesday and is hoping the Wizards dethrone LeBron and the Cavs this season.
Why the Wizards declined McCullough's option
The Wizards did not pick up Chris McCullough's contract option, but still remain optimistic about his future. Here's why.
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Wizards have several things to weigh with Morris' return
Markieff Morris is returning to the Wizards soon but the team will have a lot to figure out as it relates to where he fits in.
Halloween 2017: D.C. athletes show their spooky side
A ghost? A pumpkin? A zombie? Kids aren't the only ones taking part in Halloween fun. Many D.C. athletes are too. Take a look, if you dare.
The Wizards' hot start, by the numbers
The Wizards are off to a fast start. What's the reason for it? Here are some numbers behind their 4-2 record.
Scott Brooks gives his thoughts on LaVar and Lonzo Ball
Scott Brooks and his team took on the Lakers and Lonzo Ball last week in LA. The head coach had positive things to say about the famous duo.
Brooks likes physicality and toughness of West Coast trip
Things got a little chippy for the Wizards and head coach Scott Brooks during their trip to the West Coast. Brooks spoke with the Junkies Tuesday about why he liked it.
Morris' return will make Wizards even better
The Wizards are 4-2 and looking good with Markieff Morris possibly returning within the week.
Players Cut: John Wall's royal performance vs. Kings
The Wizards torched the Kings on Sunday afternoon, and John Wall led the way, blitzing Sacramento from behind the arc and in the lane.
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Beal thankful to avoid suspension, but feels for Felix
Bradley Beal is happy he wasn't suspended, but feels bad about his teammate getting fined.
Wizards bounce back with beatdown of Kings
The Wizards had no trouble with the Kings to end their road trip with a convincing win. John Wall starred in the matinee blowout.
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Beal avoids suspension, teammates aren't as lucky
The NBA handed down suspensions for Friday night's fight between the Wizards and Warriors, but Bradley Beal was not affected.
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Wizards aim to even up road trip vs. Kings
John Wall will square off with De'Aaron Fox, one of the league's best rookies in Wizards-Kings. How and what to watch.
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Should Wizards feel good or bad about loss to Warriors?
The Wizards played it close with the NBA's best team, but it's not a clear cut moral victory.
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Best moments from Wizards' loss to Warriors
Here are the best moments from the Wizard's crazy loss to the Warriors.
Wizards Extra pod: Fight! Lead up and fallout of Beal vs. Green
Julie Donaldson, Tony Massenburg and Adam Wise try to make sense of the Bradley Beal vs. Draymond Green fight. Did it cost the Wizards their victory over the Warriors?
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Wizards won't change identity despite Beal's ejection
The Washington Wizards pride themselves as being one of the toughest teams in the NBA. It backfired on Friday night.
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Wizards fall to Warriors after fight breaks out
The Wizards lost to the Warriors 120-117 on Friday night at Oracle Arena. It was a wild night filled with fights, ejections and electric basketball down to the final second. 
Green weighs in on fight with Beal
Minutes after both Bradley Beal and Draymond Green had been ejected for getting in a fight, Green spoke to ESPN about the incident. 
Idiot Warriors fan ejected after flicking off Beal
One Warriors fan thought he could get away with flicking off Bradley Beal following a fight between the Wizards and Warriors.
Beal and Green ignite Wizards and Warriors brawl
Things got crazy between the Wizards and Warriors when a fight broke out between Bradley Beal and Draymond Green.
Wall hits buzzer beater to end first half
John Wall hits a deep 3 to end the 2nd quarter after a wild first half at Golden State.
Beal, Draymond Green get in fight, are ejected
Bradley Beal and Draymond Green got tied up under the basket and got into a fight that eventually got them both suspended.
Wall told Curry to 'stop flopping' in chippy back-and-forth
John Wall and Stephen Curry began jawing at each other after Wall was called for a charge in the first quarter. 
Wizards Road Diaries Ep. 3: San Francisco, California
Chris Miller takes you around San Francisco in the latest episode of Road Diaries -- battling the hills and checking out a fresh seafood joint.
Ranking the NBA's Best Backcourts
From Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson to John Wall and Bradley Beal, here are your definitive, can't-argue-against-them rankings of the best backcourts in the NBA today. 
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Ranking the best backcourts in the NBA
Curry and Thompson? Wall and Beal? Here are your definitive rankings of the best backcourts in the NBA today.
Wizards get ultimate test in Warriors
The 3-1 Wizards get a shot at the defending champions on Friday night. It's Wizards-Warriors on NBC Sports Washington. Here's how to watch. 
Drawing conclusions from the Wizards' first week
Chase Hughes and Chris Miller give their impressions of the Wizards through four games on the Wizards Tipoff podcast.
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Good and bad from Wizards through four games
Four games isn't a large sample size, but let's look at some early trends involving the Wizards.
Wizards Road Diaries Ep. 2: Working out in Los Angeles
Take a trip on the road with Chris Miller and the Washington Wizards, including a tour of the UCLA campus.
Real sting in Wizards loss is seeing LaVar Ball — the villain — win
LaVar Ball is a villain. Villains are not supposed to win. That is why the Wizards' loss to the Lakers is such a hard pill to swallow.
Stephen A. Smith misses the mark on Wizards criticism
The Wizards lost to the Lakers, prompting professional gasbag Stephen A. Smith to go on a rant that was ironic in numerous ways.
Player's Cut: Bradley Beal goes off against the Lakers
The Wizards lost their first game of the season on Wednesday night, but Bradley Beal dropped 26 points on the Lakers. Here are all 26 of his points.
LaVar Ball just keeps talking after Lakers win
As would be expected, LaVar Ball had plenty to say after the Lakers' win over the Wizards.
Best moments from Wizards' overtime loss to Lakers
The Wizards lost their first game of the season, but it included many highlights worth revisiting.
Wizards Extra: Lavar Ball was the winner of Wizards vs. Lakers
Julie Donaldson, Tony Massenburg and Chase Hughes share their shock over the Wizards' loss to the Lakers. Especially because it gave Lavar Ball a win.
LaVar Ball predicts Lakers' comeback v. Wizards in interview
LaVar Ball, the father of Lakers guard Lonzo Ball, predicted the Los Angeles comeback vs. Washington in an in-game interview with Chris Miller on NBC Sports Washington.
Lakers hand Wizards first loss after LaVar Ball called it
The Wizards are no longer undefeated, as the upstart Lakers beat them in overtime.
Ball says he's never heard of 'Martin' Gortat
Lavar Ball joined Chris Miller in the fourth quarter as the Lakers trailed the Wizards. His son Lonzo had been having a quiet game, but that didn't stop Lavar from talking trash about "Martin" Gortat.
Paul Pierce says Wall is NBA's best point guard
Former Wizards player Paul Pierce says John Wall is the NBA's best point guard and has his reasons why.
Gortat on LaVar Ball's plan: It's not genius, it's stupid
Wizards center Marcin Gortat is one of the many outspoken critics of LaVar Ball. While many think Ball's master plan is genius, Gortat doesn't see it that way. he thinks it's quite the opposite.
Gortat reminds Lonzo that Wall is the NBA's best PG
Lonzo Ball is going to be a good rookie and a really good pro. But Marcin Gortat is here to remind him that John Wall is the best point guard in the NBA.
Wizards Road Diaries Ep. 1: Wizards start first road trip in Denver
Road Diaries documents every Wizards road trip, starting with their very first one in Denver. Check out Chris Miller and the whole Wizards crew as they head out West for their first road test of the season.
Lakers not happy with Gortat's comments
LaVar Ball may have started the entire thing, but Lakers players are not happy with how Marcin Gortat responded.
Every bucket, buzzer-beater, clutch FT of Beal's Denver game
Bradley Beal had a clutch night in the Wizards' victory over the Nuggets. His Player's Cut includes every single point he scored in Denver.
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Best moments from Wizards' weird win over Nuggets
It had a bizarre ending and some truly awesome plays. The best moments from Wizards-Nuggets.
Nuggets player bumps Scott Brooks in bizarre, costly mistake
Nuggets center Nikola Jokic made a very stupid mistake in bumping Scott Brooks to earn a technical.
Redskins fan Mike Scott lost a bet, wore an Eagles jersey
Mike Scott is a huge Redskins fan, so even though his Wizards beat the Nuggets on Monday night, he still ended up the loser of a bet he made with an Eagles fan on the team's staff.
John Wall defends Scott Brooks after Jokic incident
Wizards guard John Wall defended his coach after a run-in with Nuggets star Nikola Jokic on Monday night in Denver.
Wizards stay unbeaten, take out Nuggets
The Wizards moved to 3-0 on the season after beating the Denver Nuggets to begin their road trip.
Wizards Authentic Fan: Shaun Taylor joins Wizards Hangtime
Wizards Hangtime is for the fans and before the Wizards five-game road-trip, Shaun Taylor joined the show via Skype.
Wall explains 'Wolf Season,' its connection to Michael Jackson
Wondering why John Wall keeps referencing Wolf Season? Hear him explain it himself.
LaVar Ball issues guarantee vs. Wizards, Gortat fires back
The Wizards-Lakers matchup just took on new life with LaVar Ball talking trash and Marcin Gortat responding.
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How and what to watch for Wizards at Nuggets
The Wizards battle the Nuggets in Denver on Monday night. Here's everything you need to know.
Why Wizards picking up Oubre's option was easy call
The Wizards picked up Kelly Oubre, Jr.'s contract option with no hesitation.
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Wall explains why Lonzo Ball will be targeted in NBA
John Wall offered his thoughts on Patrick Beverley setting 'the tone' against Lonzo Ball.
John Wall explains Wolf Season, talks Lonzo Ball on the podcast
On the latest episode of the Wizards Tipoff podcast, John Wall explained Wolf Season and talked Lonzo and LaVar Ball.
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Best moments from Wizards' over Pistons
Here are the best plays or moments from the Wizards' win over the Pistons on Friday night.
Every basket and steal from Porter's big game versus Detroit
The Players Cut: Every basket and steal from Otto Porter's dominant game against the Pistons
Wall: I'm the best shot-blocking PG in NBA history
John Wall was feeling good after his game-saving block on Reggie Jackson.
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Is Wall the best shot-blocking point guard ever? He says so
John Wall says he's the best shot-blocking point guard in NBA history. It's a bold claim, but he has a chance to back it up.
John Wall looks Jordan-esque with layup vs. Pistons
John Wall started in the left and switched to the right for a pretty layup vs. Detroit.
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Otto Porter's huge night helps Wizards hold off Pistons
The Pistons fought them to the very end, but the Wizards won to secure a 2-0 record. Here's analysis of what went down.
Why Oubre is ready for larger role carved by injuries
Kelly Oubre, Jr. will be relied upon heavily if Jason Smith misses time, but he's up for the challenge.
Past is prologue
Old School x New School: the Wizards channel their inner Bullets
Wall's new motto Wolf Season has reached a new level
John Wall wants everyone to know that it's Wolf Season and, according to another favorite hashtag of his, nobody is safe.
Piston's entering the wolf's den
#WolfWall is on the prowl in the East and nobody is safe. Do as he says and 'just keep watching' tonight as the Pistons visit Chinatown.
DeMatha coach Mike Jones on what makes Markelle Fultz great
DeMatha coach Mike Jones talks to NBC's Chris Miller about what makes Markelle Fultz, who he coached, so special.
Wizards get good injury news; Chris McCullough joins the podcast
On the latest episode of the Wizards Tipoff podcast, Chase Hughes and Chris Miller were joined by Chris McCullough.
Every basket, assist from Wall's monster opener
John Wall jammed all over the Sixers last night. Here's every single bucket, assist and stare down from his monster opening night.
Oubre let God take the wheel in putback dunk
On opening night at Capital One Arena, Wizard Kelly Oubre Jr. followed up a teammate's shot with a massive put-back slam. He would later give credit to a higher power.
Best moments and quotes from wild Wizards opener
The Wizards and Sixers played a dunkfest of a game on Wednesday night. Here are the best moments.
Gortat gets emotional after win vs. Sixers
Marcin Gortat dedicated his huge game against the Sixers to a former teammate, who passed away this summer.
Opening Night: Wizards 120, Sixers 115
The Wizards opening night victory over the Sixers was fun to watch. But looking at photos taken of it from Capital One Arena is fun, too.
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Wizards take out Sixers in season opener
John Wall, Bradley Beal and Marcin Gortat were too much for the young Sixers on Wednesday night.
A reminder that Washington > Philadelphia
With the Wizards taking on the 76ers in the season opener, it reminded us that Washington, D.C. is vastly superior to Philadelphia. Rocky was great, tho.
What do Wall, Beal remember about their NBA debuts?
John Wall and Bradley Beal can relate to what Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons of the Sixers are about to experience.
Wizards Tipoff podcast season preview special
On the latest episode of the Wizards Tipoff podcast, Chase Hughes and Chris Miller previewed the 2017-18 Wizards regular season.
Celtics' Hayward suffers grotesque leg injury
Gordon Hayward, the Celtics' highly prized offseason free agent signing, suffered a horrific, grotesque leg injury in the first quarter of the season opener.
Stephen Curry Warriors
The freshest NBA power rankings are here
As the NBA season gets started, there's familiar teams at the top, but also a few rising teams with bandwagons filling up fast. 
Don't miss Wizards season-opener vs. 76ers
The Wizards are hosting the Sixers in their 2017-18 regular season opener tonight. Here's all you need to know.
Scott Brooks has a plan to improve Wizards' defense
Wizards HC Scott Brooks joined the Junkies Tuesday morning to discuss how his team will improve on defense this year.
Scott Brooks concerned with team improving, not projections
Wizards HC Scott Brooks joined the Junkies Tuesday morning to talk about the Wizards' upcoming season and taking on a tough Eastern Conference.
Best bars and restaurants near Capital One Arena
World-renowned chef Jose Andrés and /Washington City Paper/ 's Laura Hayes bring their expert opinions on the best restaurants and bars you need to try when you visit Capital One Arena.
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Beal says Embiid can cool it on trash talk vs. Wizards
Bradley Beal is friends with Joel Embiid and likes his trash-talking. Just don't bring it to D.C.
Jodie Meeks joins the Wizards Tipoff podcast
On the latest episode of the Wizards Tipoff podcast, Wizards shooting guard Jodie Meeks joined the show.
Ben Simmons Sixers
Wizards know Sixers' Ben Simmons presents unique threat
The Wizards know Ben Simmons of the Sixers presents a threat despite missing all of last season.
Wizards still have decision to make on roster
The Wizards have set their 15-man roster, but still have one decision to make before the season begins.
NBA Power Rankings 2017-18 before opening night
Will the Warriors repeat as NBA champs? Can the Wizards rise up and take the Eastern Conference crown? See how the NBA stacks up as the regular season gets going this week.
Carrick Felix Wizards
Felix earns Wizards' final roster spot after long journey
Carrick Felix spent three years out of the NBA. Now he's back after earning the Wizards' final roster spot.
Markelle Fultz Sixers
Sixers won't start Fultz vs. Wizards
Markelle Fultz will come off the bench when the Wizards host the Sixers on opening night.
Will the Wizards win more than 47 games?
The Wizards are projected to win 47.5 games this season - how accurate is that prediction?
Ex-Wizards player set for G-League at 35 years old
Emeka Okafor is giving his NBA comeback a real effort. He's accepted a spot in the G-League.
Lawson confident in Wizards' ability to compete
CSN's newest Wizards analyst Kara Lawson joined the Junkies Thursday morning to talk how the Wizards have improved during the offseason.
Why Wizards' release of Sloan is good news for Felix
By waiving Donald Sloan on Saturday, the Wizards likely have their roster set. 
Best plays from Wizards' preseason
Here are the five best plays from the 2017-18 Wizards preseason schedule, including some big-time dunks.
Tomas Satoransky Wizards Knicks
Video proof Tomas Satoransky can fly
Tomas Satoransky went from a 'practice dunker' to a 'preseason dunker' with a massive putback slam against the Knicks.
Ian Mahinmi Wizards Knicks
Wizards take out Knicks to close preseason
The Wizards held on to beat the New York Knicks in their final preseason game.
20 things to make D.C. sports fans happy
The life of a D.C. sports fan is filled with adversity and tears (rarely of joy). But there are things D.C. fans should be thrilled about. Here's 20.
Best of '10 Questions with Chris Miller'
Best of '10 Questions with Chris Miller,' Wizards players have some fun with outside-the-box questions.
Mahinmi's heartfelt advice for Ochefu after getting cut by Wizards
Ian Mahinmi considers Daniel Ochefu to be like a little brother. Here is his advice for the former Wizards center.
Kyrie Irving Celtics
Kyrie Irving praises Boston as a 'real, live sports city'
Kyrie Irving praised the city of Boston and may have ticked off some Clevelanders in the process.
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How and what to watch for Wizards at Knicks
The Wizards finish their 2017-18 preseason against the New York Knicks on Friday night. Here's all you need to know.
Good and bad from Wizards' preseason loss to Heat
What did we learn from the Wizards' first preseason loss of the season? Jason Smith can shoot. That and Tim Frazier looked pretty good.
Carrick Felix Wizards
Who should Wizards pick for final roster spot?
The Wizards are deciding between Carrick Felix and Donald Sloan for their final roster spot. Let's take a closer look.
Wizards Tipoff podcast - Ian Mahinmi on his preseason
Wizards center Ian Mahinmi talked about his preseason and shared his advice for Daniel Ochefu, whom the Wizards cut.
Wizards at Heat: How and what to watch
The Wizards continue their 2017-18 preseason against the Miami Heat on Wednesday night. Here's all you need to know.
Wizards' Frazier can relate to Mac with Achilles tear
Wizards guard Tim Frazier can relate to the injured Sheldon Mac on several levels.
Wizards' Smith learning to become a broadcaster
Wizards big man Jason Smith went to broadcasting school in Charlottesville and NBC Sports Washington was there to follow him.
Wizards big man Jason Smith goes to broadcasting school
Wizards big man Jason Smith went to broadcasting school in Charlottesville and NBC Sports Washington was there to follow him.