Why the Lakers can thank the Wizards for their 2020 NBA Championship

The Los Angeles Lakers are the 2020 NBA Champions. LeBron James has won his fourth NBA title, and he’s now the first player in NBA history to win Finals MVP with three different franchises, adding one more accomplishment to his all-time great legacy. Anthony Davis, LeBron’s running mate, now has his first NBA title. DavisContinue reading “Why the Lakers can thank the Wizards for their 2020 NBA Championship”

In an alternate Wizards universe…

The year is 2020. A worldwide pandemic halted the sports world, but after four months, some have slowly crept back. The Nationals opened the 2020 MLB season and their title defense against the New York Yankees on July 23. The Capitals and Wizards are starting their respective playoff pushes this week. The threat of anotherContinue reading “In an alternate Wizards universe…”

Beal opts out of NBA restart, playoff chances go from slim to none

A little over a week ago, I broke down the Wizards’ chances of making the playoffs once the league restarts. With multiple key players on the Brooklyn Nets, a team just ahead of the Wizards in the standings, considering skipping the restart, the door appeared to be open for the Wizards to jump ahead. HoweverContinue reading “Beal opts out of NBA restart, playoff chances go from slim to none”

Wizards’ best hope for playoff berth is Nets’ failure, not Magic’s

The NBA released the eight-game schedules for the returning teams when games restart on July 30. With all the complications that could result from restarting basketball amid the pandemic, in one of the worst states in the country to be in at this time, there’s no certainty that the rest of the season will beContinue reading “Wizards’ best hope for playoff berth is Nets’ failure, not Magic’s”

The One(s) That Got Away

By: Joe Pohoryles In the John Wall era of Washington Wizards teams, there have been a share of playoff teams and bottom-feeders. Right now the team is at a low point, but with a handful of promising young players developing on the court, and the now-dunking Wall recovering off it, better times appear to beContinue reading “The One(s) That Got Away”

Wizards at All-Star weekend

By: Joe Pohoryles Starting tonight and going through Sunday, the 2020 NBA All-Star weekend will take place in Chicago, and while no one on the Wizards made the All-Star team — namely Bradley Beal — there are a few who will be taking part in the weekend’s festivities. Beal missed the cut despite posting averagesContinue reading “Wizards at All-Star weekend”