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 …

The Storyline of a Pivotal Wizards-Hawks Game 5: JOHN WALL IS IN!

JOHN WALL WILL PLAY! This was the news a few hours ago: John Wall addressing the media. Said he’s not sure if he’ll play tonight. pic.twitter.com/3M4DsyWVw9 — Jorge Castillo (@jorgeccastillo) May 13, 2015 HERE’S THE UPDATE: It's official John Wall is active and expected to start with no minutes restrictions. Game On! #WizardsTalk #WizHawks — …

Tales From The Booth: Wizards vs. Hawks, Game 4

Over a span of approximately 200 nights between the months of October and May (hopefully June), we spend approximately 50 or so of them on the cross streets of F and 9th in downtown Washington, DC to bring home to you Wizards fans paramount basketball coverage from a more subjective angle. As bloggers who have …

Curtain Closed: Teague Composes Hawks To Instrumental Win Over Wizards

(Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) “Kill the head, and the body will die.” In three Hawk wins over the Wizards during the regular season, Jeff Teague averaged 21 points, seven assists, and attempted eight free throw attempts per game. Beyond the numbers, he controlled tempo and pace, and orchestrated the offense that was Atlanta’s multi-instrumental symphony. …

Tales From The Booth: Wizards vs. Hawks, Game 3

Over a span of approximately 200 nights between the months of October and May (hopefully June), we spend approximately 50 or so of them on the cross streets of F and 9th in downtown Washington, DC to bring home to you Wizards fans paramount basketball coverage from a more subjective angle. As bloggers who have …

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 …