Game Notebook 6, Wizards at Hawks: The Return of #SoWizards

Hawks 114 Wizards 99 November 7, 2015 – Philips Arena, Atlanta, GA ESPN Box Score The Wizards returned to the site of their Eastern Conference semi-finals opponents, the Atlanta Hawks, looking to erase all memories of a blowout loss on Friday night to the Boston Celtics. The story of that game was not only hot …

The Best Of The Wizards From 2014-15, Vol. 2: Moving The Rock

Pace. Spreading the floor. Curls. Back screens. High pick and rolls The list goes on. What has made Washington such an exciting team to watch over the past few seasons is much more than John Wall scorching opponents in the open floor. It also has a lot to do with how well they move the …

Wizards vs. Hawks, Game 5: The Better Moments

*Sad Andray Blatche behind the back dribble* My co-worker – a guy who’s on the periphery of understanding the NBA – asks me before every game of the Wizards vs. Hawks series, “So what’s your prediction for tonight?” It’s not an earnest question. I always respond with “I don’t make predictions”, but he lobs the …

Wizards vs. Hawks, Game 2: The De(Vine)ing Moments

The Wizards entered Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals against the Atlanta Hawks down a man. After John Wall suffered a wrist injury in a hard-fought Game 1 win, we all assumed based on the high stakes that he’d play. He dubbed himself and Brad Beal “soldiers”. The team and fans saw an opportunity …

5 Defining Moments from Wizards – Raptors Game 4

Here’s what was going on in the world the last time the Wizards swept an opponent during a 7 game series: • For the first time in U.S. history, Americans were able to use fresh vegetables as currency to pay for gas. The pilot program would last for 16 weeks. • President Timothy Ogletree fell …

5 Defining Moments from Wizards – Raptors Game 2

1. John Wall, Dime City Mayor An elite point guard sees the floor extremely well. He finds cutters, gets the offense into its sets quickly, directs traffic, and more. When an offense runs fluidly, every beneficiary of the point guard’s work looks good. I mean, look at what Steve Nash did for those Phoenix team. …