WIZARDS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Markieff Morris says he will play in Game 2 vs. Celtics

Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris was extremely instrumental in helping his team advance into Round 2 of the playoffs, but he only played 13 minutes Sunday after suffering an ankle injury against the Boston Celtics.With Morris in the game, Washington got off to a hot start, going up by 14 points in the first quarter. However, the Wizards fell apart defensively without the...
Via Sportsnaut
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Blow 17-Point Lead to Fall Behind vs. Celtics

BOSTON — Isaiah Thomas had 33 points and nine assists, and the Boston Celtics made 19 3-pointers to beat the Washington Wizards 123-111 Sunday and take a 1-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal matchup. Thomas played just a day after attending the funeral for his sister, who died in a car accident earlier this month outside of Tacoma, Washington. Al Horford added 21 points...
Via CBS DC
2 hours ago

J. Michael on how Wizards can compensate without Markeiff Morris

The Wizards were without Markieff Morris after he sprained his ankle in the second quarter. How can they compensate if he misses more time?
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 hours ago

Wizards at Celtics Game 1 final score: Morris injured in turnover-filled 123-111 loss

The Wizards lost Game 1 of their second round series against the Celtics on Sunday, 123-111. Isaiah Thomas, who was in Tacoma, Washington yesterday to attend his sister’s funeral led all scorers with 33 points and 9 assists, while Jae Crowder added 24 points and made six of eight three pointers. Al Horford had a near triple double with 21 points on 10 of 13 shooting, 10 assists...
Via Bullets Forever
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards at Celtics Game 1 postgame reaction thread

Ugh.... Writing the recap as we speak. Vent here
Via Bullets Forever
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards’ Markieff Morris exits Game 1 vs. Celtics with ankle injury

Keith Allison/ Flickr The Washington Wizards had a 17-point, first-quarter lead evaporate in the second quarter. However, that’s the least of their worries right now. Wizards forward Markieff Morris exited the second quarter with an apparent ankle injury. The injury occurred with Morris knocking down a jumper from the elbow. Celtics center Al Horford stepped through the shot...
Via KCM Sports
5 hours ago

Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas loses tooth keeps on playing vs. Wizards

, one of Isaiah Thomas' front teeth got knocked out. #NBAPlayoffs pic.twitter.com/QLteOpWSvY — NBA TV (@NBATV) April 30, 2017 The Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics are set to embark on a physical best-of-seven series. Early in the first quarter, that physicality came to fruition as Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas got his tooth knocked out fighting through a screen for Otto Porter...
Via KCM Sports
5 hours ago

Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics: Who has the edge?

The Washington Wizards are set to take on the Boston Celtics this afternoon in what figures to be a highly competitive matchup.  The Celtics looked dominant against the Bulls recovering from a 0-2 deficit to win four straight.  Meanwhile the Wizards flashed their killer instinct against the Atlanta Hawks by closing the series on the road in game six.  The regular season series...
Via isportsweb.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: First round evaluation and second round expectations

Congrats WizKid fans! The Washington Wizards defeated the Atlanta Hawks in six games to advance to the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. It was a very hard-fought series that saw John Wall display his dominance and the rest of the team follow suit. This was the second playoff meeting in two years for the Wizards and Hawks, with the first meeting ending in defeat for the Wizards after...
Via isportsweb.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Wall lived up to promise to Atlanta celebrities in Game 6

John Wall more than exceeded his promise to a few VIPs in Atlanta on Friday night.Wall’s Wizards were in town looking to close out the Hawks in their first-round playoff series. Also at the game were some celebrities, like Julio Jones of the Falcons and rappers Gucci Mane and Quavo.Late in the game, Wall could be seen saying something to Jones: After the game, Wall was asked what...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard forgot to play defense on this play

Dwight Howard has been known for putting forth a lack of effort from time to time during games, and that continued to take place even in the playoffs, as we saw on Wednesday night.With the Wizards and Hawks squaring off in a pivotal Game 5, tensions were high and every point counted. The Wizards eventually emerged victorious, 103-99, but the game really could’ve gone either way...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall responds to shade from Wizards reporter

John Wall was criticized on Twitter by one of the reporters covering the Washington Wizards, and he publicly acknowledged it with a response.Candace Buckner, who covers the Wizards for the Washington Post, tweeted during Game 4 of the Wizards-Hawks series on Monday and threw some shade at Wall over what she felt was his lack of defense on Atlanta’s Dennis Schroder.Wall saw the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall trolls opponents with awesome hoodie

Washington Wizards guard John Wall is legitimately doing everything possible to will his team to victory in its first-round playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks.The MVP candidate is averaging 31.0 points and 10.0 assists while shooting at an absurd 55 percent from the field in three games. This has his Wizards up 2-1 in the best-of-seven series.Oh, did we mention Wall can dunk...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Good luck trying to find one of those awesome Wizards patriotic home playoff uniforms

The Washington Wizards have the most patriotic uniforms going in the NBA playoffs when they play at home. The brilliantly-designed home white uniforms come with a perfect touch of the stars and stripes, and it manages not to go overboard with the patriotism so often seen on uniforms these days. It is a beautiful look, and one Washington will continue to keep in the rotation in the...
Via The Comeback
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: John Wall throws down sick dunk to lock up Game 2 win

John Wall entered the NBA playoffs playing at an MVP level, and the first two games of the Wizards’ series with the Hawks have been no different.Wall scored a game-high 32 points on Wednesday night, with fellow guard Bradley Beal adding another 31 himself.And none were bigger than the two Wall scored late in the game.It happened when the Wizards were clinging to a 101-98 lead,...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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