| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Observations from Monday night's 107-86 loss to the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center:
-- Coming out flat defensively didn't matter Sunday in New York.
-- Those, after all, were the Knicks.
-- This time it mattered, and the Wizards made the...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 7:24 PM
The Miami Heat certainly have had their moments over the years at the Verizon Center.
There was the season finale in 2012 when injuries that left Erik Spoelstra no choice but to start Eddy Curry. With a defibrillator possibly courtside, the Heat...
| Oct 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — Randy Wittman did not want the job. The idea of receiving a promotion to replace a coach fired in midseason was awkward because he empathized: The Minnesota Timberwolves did the same to him four years earlier.
Wittman also was...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Here's our team-by-team preview of the Eastern Conference. Teams are in predicted order of finish in their divisions.
SOUTHEAST DIVISIONMiami Heat
Last Season: 54-28, 1st in Southeast. Lost to San Antonio in NBA Finals.
The Buzz: See the Cleveland...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 8:46 AM
I'm surprised it's not higher.
The 76ers, expected to be the worst team in the league this year and maybe one of the worst in NBA history, are a 1,000-to-1 longshot according to R.J. Bell of Pregame.com.
The over/under total on the 76ers number of...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 8:38 PM
The Orlando Magic inadvertently set the tone for their home opener Thursday night less than a minute into their matchup against the Washington Wizards.
Stationed on the right wing, Channing Frye hurled a pass deep into the paint for teammate Tobias...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:30 PM
NEW YORK -- Forward Paul Pierce scored 17 points as the Washington Wizards used a dominating third quarter en route to a 98-83 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday.
Shooting guard Garrett Temple continued to provide a spark for Washington in place...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 10:43 AM
The expectations have been raised, perhaps higher than they've been in a decade.
The roster has been bolstered, with the additions of aging superstar Paul Pierce and blue-collar power forward DeJuan Blair.
Are the Washington Wizards for real, or was...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:44 PM
When the Washington Wizards drew a sellout crowd to Baltimore last year, it was more about the homecoming of a visiting All-Star, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, than about a team going back to its ancestral roots.
The Wizards returned Monday...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Royal Farms Arena
Monday, 7 p.m.
TV: Comcast SportsNet
Radio: 99.1 FM, 1500 AM
Wizards to play preseason game here Monday
Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman was discouraged by his team's stagnant offense in the...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:08 PM
So how do the Heat stack up individually with the wise guys? Put it this way, the greatest fascination is with a certain ex-Heat.
A look at Bovada.lv's latest offshore odds:
Odds to Win 2014-15 NBA Regular Season MVP