Game recap – Bulls 83, Wizards 81: A not-so-sweet homecoming for Nene

Bulls 83 Wizards 81 October 12, 2013 HSBC Arena, Rio de Janero, Brazil NBA.com boxscore/highlights [divide]The Washington Wizards traveled internationally for this preseason game, matching up with the Chicago Bulls in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The matchup was the Wizards’ much heralded “home” game for its starting forward, Nene, who was mysteriously jeered by his …

Wizards Media Day/training camp roundup, part II: What team is this?

What team is this? • Witnessed its franchise player turn the corner • Passed on drafting a project for an “NBA-ready” player • Drew interest from free agents as a promising destination • Became a trendy pick among pundits as making its way into playoff contention Is this the Washington Wizards team we all know? …

[ 2013 Wizards Player Roundups ] – Kevin Seraphin

If I could name one Wizards player who had a remarkably overlooked season, it would be Kevin Seraphin.  Following a tiring (yet promising) Olympics run, Seraphin returned to the team, finding himself in a bench role after starring for a stretch to close the 2011-2012 season. Kevin saw his minutes fluctuate and his roles shuffled, …

Fan Favorite James Singleton Back in the NBA

Washington Wizards fan favorite James Singleton has hustled his way back into the NBA, signing a 10-day contract with the New York Knicks.  Singleton had enjoyed success in the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA), helping his team, the Guangdong Southern Tigers, to the CBA finals during the 2011-2012 season. Singleton was traded to the Wizards from …

[ Game Recap ] – Wizards at Knicks: NYKnocked Out

Wizards 99, Knicks 120 4/9/2013 – Madison Square Garden, New York, NY ESPN Boxscore  –  NBA.com Game Highlights Carmelo Anthony spent his 4th quarter in warm-ups, cheering his teammates as they piled on the Wizards, launching attempts early in the shot clock. And who could blame them? Their opponents didn’t offer much resistance. The Wizards …