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 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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John Wall

Where do John Wall and the Wizards rank?

With all of the moves that have occurred during the off-season, the Washington Wizards have been on the back burner not making much of a splash. However, John Wall has found a way to keep his team and himself in the headlines. It all started with Wall acknowledging his lack of reference when discussing the

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Put Up Or Shut Up: NBA Teams On the Hot Seat

My mother used to tell me to never stay all the way until the end of a party because nothing good ever happens. There will be people who go to a party dressed in their finest and sit there until the lights come on trying to get someone to take home even long after the

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NBA

NBA Roundtable: New look Cavs, Wiz without Wall and new playoff format

Several Society writers gather for a roundtable discussion to hash out current NBA happenings, including talk about the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers, who is in more danger of missing the playoffs between Oklahoma City and San Antonio, as well as the NBA experimenting with a new playoff format. Our participants this week are: DJ Allen (@DJAllen23)

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Bradley Beal

Society Top 50: No. 34 – Bradley Beal

Name: Bradley Beal Ranking: 34 Team: Washington Wizards 2016-17 Regular Season Traditional Stats: 23.1 PPG, 3.1 RPG, 3.5 APG, 1.1 SPG, 48.2 FG%, 40.4 3PT%, 84.2 FT% 2016-17 Regular Season Advanced Stats: 20.1 PER, 60.4 TS%, 8.5 WS, 4.5 OBPM, -2.3 DBPM, 2.8 VORP The Breakdown:  Bradley Beal is amongst the top shooting guards that we

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Is John Wall the best two-way point guard in the NBA?

John Wall has taken the league by storm ever since he came into the league in 2010 as the no. 1 overall pick out of Kentucky. John Wall has climbed a legitimate ladder of career success in his seven NBA seasons. Wall has shown us that with his combination of athleticism, speed, and agility, he

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Kentucky

How successful would an All-Kentucky team be in the NBA?

The University of Kentucky will be holding their Alumni Charity Game on August 25th. With this game, it sparks the imagination into how a team fully comprised of Big Blue Nation members would perform in the NBA. No other collegiate school has done a better at producing NBA talent than the Wildcats from Kentucky. Due in

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Don’t blame John Wall for the Washington Wizards’ Game 7 loss

John Wall and the Washington Wizards fell to the Boston Celtics 115-105 in Game 7 of a rugged Eastern Conference Semifinals, and it was a game in which Wall did not play his best. Wall, who tallied 44 minutes in the contest, was visibly gassed towards the end, looking to eek out any ounce of

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John Wall

Why John Wall Will Win Out His Match Up With Isaiah Thomas

We have been fortunate to watch some highly competitive basketball thus far in the Celtics-Wizards series. John Wall and Isaiah Thomas have been stealing the show each game, with dominant performances in each one of the four games. Isaiah Thomas dominated the first two games with 33 points and 9 assists in Game 1, and

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