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  • No. 5 seed is still possible for Wizards in the East

    Around the time they entered the locker room after their 114-93 victory Monday over the two-time defending champion Miami Heat's B team, the Washington Wizards were feeling good on two fronts. First, the win helped them hold on to the sixth seed and...
  • Wizards make Bulls' home-court edge disappear

    Wizards make Bulls' home-court edge disappear
    All of Tom Thibodeau's pre-series concerns about the Wizards came to fruition Sunday night at the United Center. Nene played like an All-Star. Trevor Ariza hit big shots. Marcin Gortat did his damage inside. Andre Miller proved ageless. And the Bulls'...
  • Wait, why were teams afraid to face the Bulls?

    Wait, why were teams afraid to face the Bulls?
    For some stupid reason, everybody in the Eastern Conference jockeyed to avoid the Bulls in the playoffs. Everybody except the Wizards, that is, and now we see why. They shredded the league’s best defense for 102 points and stopped the league&...
  • Nik Vucevic won't play when the Magic host the Wizards

    Center Nik Vucevic will miss his fourth consecutive game when the Orlando Magic host the Washington Wizards tonight. Magic coach Jacque Vaughn said that Vucevic, who has a sore left Achilles’ tendon, will join the team on its upcoming road trip to...
  • Playing in Orlando is still special for former Magic center Marcin Gortat

    Marcin Gortat still savors every trip back to Central Florida during the regular season. The former Orlando Magic center spent Thursday night at his Orlando-area offseason home, drove to Amway Center in one of his beloved cars for Friday morning's...
  • Undone by 13 second-half turnovers, the Magic fall to the Wizards 96-86

    Undone by 13 second-half turnovers, the Magic fall to the Wizards 96-86
    Welcome to the bizarre world of the NBA, where a team can lose a game but potentially benefit in the long run because of that loss. On Friday night, the Orlando Magic lost on the court but may have won off the court — all at the same time....
  • An NBA season of highest highs for some, and lowest lows for others

    An NBA season of highest highs for some, and lowest lows for others
    Almost everyone gets to see the crazy step-back three-pointers and wild flip-ins that make Kevin Durant so great, his top plays consuming hours of air time on ESPN, TNT, NBA TV, etc. Considerably fewer have been privy to the madness that is Byron...
  • Coffee Companion (5/14): Cabrera, Martinez spoil Orioles' night

    Coffee Companion (5/14): Cabrera, Martinez spoil Orioles' night
    Baseball Reference lists Tommy Hunter's Twitter account (incorrectly) as @TommyGoesBoom. He did just that on Tuesday, but that's not all that happened around here. Here's the Coffee Companion, which compiles the local sports headlines every weekday...
  • Wizards enjoy reversal of fortune at Indiana in Game 1 victory, 102-96

    Wizards enjoy reversal of fortune at Indiana in Game 1 victory, 102-96
    INDIANAPOLIS — Washington's basketball franchise hadn't experienced the pleasure of winning a second-round playoff game since the Ronald Reagan administration and hadn't won a game of any kind in Indiana since George W. Bush was in office, but...
  • Wizards on brink of exit after late collapse in Game 4 loss to Pacers, 95-92

    Wizards on brink of exit after late collapse in Game 4 loss to Pacers, 95-92
    WASHINGTON — John Wall was wide open at the 3-point line, the Verizon Center crowd screaming for him to shoot, his teammates joining the chorus on the bench. Wall hesitated, pulled back and passed. With another chance to tie, Trevor Ariza tossed a...
  • Bulls dig deep to avoid 3-0 hole vs. Wizards

     Bulls dig deep to avoid 3-0 hole vs. Wizards
    WASHINGTON — Throughout this season, at points where matters looked most dire, Tom Thibodeau would cite the losses of Derrick Rose and Luol Deng and talk about the Bulls' fight. Never has that trait been more impressively on display than Friday...