Washington Wizards

How banking on Kevin Durant coming to D.C. hurt the Washington Wizards

For the first time in the John Wall–Bradley Beal era, the Washington Wizards were eliminated in the first-round of the playoffs, losing to the No. 1 seed Toronto Raptors in six games in the 2018 postseason. It was yet another dysfunctional season for the Wizards, as they continued their recent trend of playing well against the elite

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Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard on Wizards: ‘Offensively, we’re going to be a monster’

Training camp is just around the corner and Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard is oozing with confidence. Howard signed a two-year, $11 million free agent deal with the Wizards in July after negotiating a buyout agreement with the Brooklyn Nets. Washington traded Marcin Gortat to the Los Angeles Clippers and was in need of a big man. At the

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The Fadeaway

The Fadeaway: Episode 28- Is Manu Ginobili a Hall of Famer?

Co-Host of Pump Fake to the Altar, Felix Baptiste joins the show! The Fadeaway dives into the career of Manu Ginobili and decide whether or not he is a Hall of Famer. They also discuss the “Big 3” era in San Antonio and where they stack up among all-time teams. David West also hung it

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Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard simulating D.C. weather in China to prep for NBA season

Washington Wizards center, Dwight Howard is on a mission to have a great NBA season. He’s even preparing for East Coast weather…in China. Exclusive: Washington Wizards fans will have an all in Dwight Howard this season! He’s simulating East Coast weather at a shopping mall in China to prep for NBA season! #DCfamily #washingtonWizards #DwightHoward

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Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard believes Wizards are ‘going to shock a lot of people’

Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard is excited about his new opportunity in the nation’s capital and believes the team is “going to shock a lot of people.” Howard signed a two-year, $11 million deal with the Wizards. Washington traded Marcin Gortat to the Los Angeles Clippers and was in need of a starting center. Since requesting a trade

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Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard’s downward spiral into NBA oblivion

Dwight Howard’s eight seasons in Orlando featured many accomplishments both for the Magic and for himself. He led the league in rebounds per game four times and also led in blocks per game twice. In addition to all of the great things he did statistically, he is most known for taking the 2009 Orlando Magic

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Charlotte Hornets, Dwight Howard

What has Dwight Howard’s value become?

“I’m happy to be home,” said Dwight Howard during his Atlanta Hawks introductory press conference last July. “I know I am in a totally different place physically, mentally and spiritually than I was three years ago. This is a really new beginning for me. I’m happy to share it with my loved ones,” Howard continued

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NBA

Why Free Agency has ruined the NBA

What happened to the day when a player got drafted and stuck with that team throughout the duration of their career, trekking through all of the peaks and valleys? Is there such a thing as player-to-team loyalty anymore? Where did all of the rivalries built off of hatred between players and franchises go? Those days are now dead.

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What If Chris Paul went to the Lakers?

The Lakers were so close to grabbing a star to pair with Kobe Bryant in Los Angeles. No, not Dwight Howard. Chris Paul. You guys probably know about that. The Lakers were able to acquire star PG, Chris Paul in a three-team trade with the Rockets. Unexpectedly, however, David Stern vetoed the trade because the

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Southeast Division

Will Dwight Howard actually improve Atlanta’s defense?

Now that the Atlanta Hawks have swapped out players in the starting center spot, the question for many will be whether it’s a positive swap or not. Tiago Splitter, Hawks big man, thinks this will turn out to be a great move in terms of defense. Via AJC.com: “(Howard) is a little bit more of

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