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Former President Barack Obama and LeBron James congratulate Mystics on WNBA Championship

Former President Barack Obama and LeBron James congratulate Mystics on WNBA Championship

After running it back and scoring their first ever WNBA championship, the congratulations have been pouring in for the Washington Mystics.

First, former President Barack Obama noted that winning in Washington could become a theme if this keeps up.

Then, three-time NBA champion LeBron James congratulated the Mystics and Elena Delle Donne directly.

LeBron wasn't the only NBA star to heap praise on the team. DC native Victor Oladipo also congratulated the squad, and hopes to get that championship feeling one day too.

The Mystics will be celebrating their victory today from 2-4pm at the Entertainment and Sports Arena downtown.

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WATCH: Rui Hachimura dunks on Clippers' Ivica Zubac

WATCH: Rui Hachimura dunks on Clippers' Ivica Zubac

Rui Hachimura scored a career-high 30 points the last time he and the Wizards played the Clippers, so on Sunday, the rookie's confidence had to be high. 

Hachimura did most of his damage against Ivica Zubac and Montrezl Harrell, and when Ish Smith whipped a pass to him on the baseline, Zubac wasn't stopping the rookie forward from slamming it on him. 

Zubac is the kind of big Hachimura should be able to feast on. Hachimura can match up with him on defense since he doesn't have much of an offensive skill set and can blow by him on the perimeter. 

If the Clippers decide to put a much better defender on Hachimura like Harrell, the hope is he'd have built up some confidence finishing at the rim to the point where it doesn't matter who's guarding him. 

It seems like Hachimura has a finish like this every game, so we'll be here to give you most of them as the young forward develops toward potential stardom. 

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Davis Bertans is on track to hit to become the third player in NBA history to hit 300 three pointers

Davis Bertans is on track to hit to become the third player in NBA history to hit 300 three pointers

The Wizards have unlocked Davis Bertans' full potential as a marksman this season, and it could lead to he Latvian forward joining Stephen Curry and James Harden in the NBA history books. 

Through 21 games, Bertans is averaging 14.4 points on 45 percent shooting and 44.8 percent from three on 8.3 attempts per game. Before this season, Bertans' career-high in attempts from deep was 4.4 last season. 

That's 78 made threes so far this season, which puts him in a tie for third place in the NBA along with Buddy Hield. He trails only Devontae Graham and James Harden. 

As of now, Bertans is on track to make 304 three-pointers by the end of the season. That would be the fifth-most makes in a season in NBA history and make him just the second player ever to eclipse 300 triples.

Curry has done it each of the last three seasons, including the year he hit 402 (!) threes in 2016. James Harden hit 378 threes last year and is well on track to do it again this season. 

It's hard to see Bertans slowing down at this point, but there's a reason only two players have ever accomplished this feat. He'll have a chance at adding to his impressive total Sunday night against the Clippers at 6 p.m. EST on NBC Sports Washington. 

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