The Great Wall: Dissecting John’s Best Playoff Game Ever

I already wrote about John Wall’s MVP credentials. That was a week ago. Then J Wall went and put a 26-17 on the Raptors. In the playoffs. On the road. In a hostile environment. In a series where his team had already seized the singular precious first road game teams often settle for. So what …

Key Takeaways from Wizards – Raptors Game 2

For all the #WeTheNorth nonsense coming out of Canada, and all the #TakeTheNorth reactions by Wizards fans, the reality of it boiled down to one simple result: the Wizards took the fucking North. They turned Jurassic Park into petting zoo. They’re headed back to DC with a 2-0 series lead. #Wizards left the North like …

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. …

Wizards – Raptors Game 2: What To Watch

[Dave Sandford/NBAE/Getty Images] Washington at Toronto Eastern Conference First Round Game 2 (Wizards lead series 1-0) Air Canada Centre, Toronto, ON April 21, 2015 at 8:00 PM TV: CSNWashington, ESPN Radio: 99.1FM What to watch: A pissed off Raptors team. Face it, Kyle Lowry is pissed about Bradley Beal’s goodbye wave after he fouled out. …

5 Defining Moments from Wizards – Raptors Game 1

The Wizards stole Game 1 in Toronto after a resilient effort to fend off the Raptors’ comeback attempts in the 4th quarter and overtime. There were several game-defining moments that preserved Washington’s chance to win; here are the biggest ones. 1. Seraphin’s pass to Gooden. Although the Wizards underachieved a little this season, what hasn’t …

Key Takeaways from Wizards-Raptors Game 1

The scene was set. The building was loud. The players were ready. Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round between the Wizards and Raptors has come and gone, and just like last year’s first round, our boys leave a hostile opposing playoff crowd victorious. #Raptors fans outchea singing 'f*ck those #Wizards that you love …