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Welcome to “Pretty Much Screwed,” our definitive guide to the upcoming NBA season. This team-by-team preview details why it’s probably not your favorite team’s year. Now we take a look at the Washington Wizards, who just traded a first round draft pick for Shannon Brown. Brilliant.
Someone altered the Washington Wizards’ Wikipedia page to refer to Jason Collins as a “faggot”. Random act of stupidity, or example of a much wider problem?
John Wall the Washington Wizards player has nearly 760,000 Twitter followers. John Wall the dog? No Twitter account: does not have opposable thumbs. Yet the two still made a Twitter connection today. America.
“What’s your shoe size? Before you answer, can I guess?” “Can you do the dougie?” “Who is your celebrity crush?” These are real questions. Or, at the very least, better than the run-of-the-mill cliche-feeding that invariably takes over ever pre and postgame press conference. Things are better when De’La, our intrepid “junior reporter” for the Washington Wizards, has the mic in her hands. Right, Marty?
Washington Wizards play-by-play announce Steve Buckhantz is well liked in the Beltway, and noteworthy for his catchphrase, “DAGGERRRR!!!!” Since his Wizards rarely ever get to draw their dagger these days, he’ll jump on any rare opportunity he gets to shout it to the world. He thought this game was one of those times. It was not.
What a light Saturday night in the sports world. Only a few NBA games were going, very few of them of consequence to impending playoff picture. There were two worth noting, though: the continuing dominance of the Miami Heat and the Houston Rockets faltering in the struggle for the final playoff spot in the West.
Rapper Wale Got Mad At A Raptors Announcer, Then Confronted Him During The Game In Last Night’s Weirdest Moment
Rapper Wale is from Washington, D.C., so he attended the Raptors’ 96-88 win over the Wizards at the Verizon Center last night. As well-known people often do, Wale had seats, close enough to the court for him to banter with players like the Raptors’ Rudy Gay. Unexpectedly, though, this led to some drama.
So, did you actually take off from work yesterday? We know that petition was floating around to make the Monday after the Super Bowl a national holiday, and we know that these petitions are kind of dumb. Still, there were probably a lot of hungover people at work yesterday, which means early to bed, too. In case you’re one of those, here’s what you missed in non-football. Oh, and by the way, it’s going to be like this for the next six months – so you should really try basketball or something.
Wizards guard John Wall and Magic guard Ish Smith exchanged a pair of fine plays in the Wizards’ 120-91 drubbing of the Magic Monday night. All this from a Wizards-Magic game, seriously.
What Happened Last Night: Alabama Won The Title Again, And The Wizards Beat The Thunder For Some Reason
The night belonged to ‘Bama. The season belongs to ‘Bama. And if Nick Saban & Co. keep this up, the entire decade will belong to ‘Bama too. That, plus a massive NBA upset. Let’s break it down.