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4 results for 'wizards'

D.C. Sports Fans are on a High for Awhile

By JJFCPA, published on May 22, 2010

Sports fans in Washington, D.C. finally have some hope that the future for their major sports franchises will be better than the recent past. Except for the Washington Capitals hockey team, the other 3 major sports teams – the Redskins, Wizards and Nationals have been bottom dwellers in the standings. Now with the prospect of new, young and star level talent on the horizon, there is hope anew.

The latest stroke of potential good fortune is with the Washington Wizards having the winning ping pong ball in this month’s lottery for the top pick in the NBA. With the odds against them, the... (more)

Tags: redskins, wizards, john wall, evan turner

An Unthinkable Shooting Range

By Eric Karlan, published on Jan 5, 2010 stupid as that one time those basketball players pulled unloaded guns on each other..."

Then the show cuts away from the central storyline (or general lack thereof most of the time) and everyone watches as animated depictions of Gilbert Arenas and Javaris Crittenton in the Washington Wizards locker room pull unloaded firearms on each other over an expensive card gambling dispute.

It sounds so ridiculous and absurd that you may actually have the inkling to laugh - until you remember that this isn't crappy Sunday night cartoon comedy. This actually happened.

It should... (more)

Tags: basketball, wizards, Arenas, gun, washington, dc, gilbert, crittenton

A Star is Forlorn

By JJFCPA, published on Dec 13, 2009

The residents of Washington, D.C. and the surrounding suburbs have been suffering fans of their professional sports teams. With the exception of the hockey team, the Washington Capitals, the other 3 major sports franchises, Wizards, Nationals and Redskins, have all been dismally inept with standings at the bottom or near thereto of their respective leagues. This was supposed to change for the Washington Wizards basketball team with the return of their star player, Gilbert Arenas, who had missed most of the last 2 seasons with knee injuries. The team lost Saturday night to the Indiana Pacers... (more)

Tags: nba, wizards, Arenas, Pacers

Lost Weekend in D.C.

By JJFCPA, published on Nov 9, 2009

...the season, they are now hoping to finish with victories in their last 3 games and make it to a lucrative bowl game. In the ACC Coastal Division where Tech plays, Georgia Tech which beat the Hokies 2 weeks ago is the likely winner of the Division.

In Phoenix last night, the Washington Wizards lost to the Suns by 102 – 90 in a game that was close only through the middle of the 2nd quarter. This was the teams’ 4th loss in a row after a promising start. The return of star Gilbert Arenas has done little to cure last year’s losing ways. While he is undoubtedly a prolific scorer,... (more)

Tags: redskins, wizards, terps, hokies, washington capitals

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