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Wizards Overcome Rockets Despite Harden’s 54, KD Explodes For 49

John Wall scored six of his 36 points in overtime as the Washington Wizards outlasted the Houston Rockets 135-131 in overtime on Monday despite James Harden’s season-high 54 points. Bradley Beal equaled his season-best with 32 points and Markieff Morris finished with 22 points and 10 rebounds. Wall had two baskets in overtime and dished out 11 assists. Harden scored 12 …

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‘I Called Game’ :Watch Paul Pierce’s Game winner Vs Hawks

Cool as you like from Paul Pierce to wind down the clock before sinking the hopes of Hawks fans.  No Wall, no problem. That was the mindset of the Washington Wizards on Saturday night despite the absence of their star point guard John Wall. The Wizards claimed a massive 103-101 win over the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks. Washington simply refused to …

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The NBA Playoffs Are Finally Upon Us!

It’s a tragedy that the commencement of the NBA Playoffs always coincides with dreaded University thesis deadlines.  While some of us manage to chug berocca tablets so as to stay awake for West coast playoff games, sitting down and articulating your thoughts along with a degree defining hypothesis is perhaps a step too far. There are certain times of year …

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Season Preview: NBA Backcourt Power Rankings No.5 – No.1

In a new two-part series, Garbh Madigan counts down the top ten backcourt partnerships in the NBA. Here’s Part II, discussing No. 5 – No. 1.  “I think me and Ky (Kyrie Irving) are the best backcourt, young backcourt in the NBA. That’s all.” – Dion Waiters, Cleveland Cavaliers. This arrogant confident statement sent the basketball media into a silly …

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Paul Pierce Wears Boston Celtics Jacket Despite Being A Wizards Player

Paul Pierce was in attendance when Derek Jeter said goodbye at Fenway Park this weekend. However, the Washington Wizards forward turned up wearing a Boston Celtics jacket. To put things into context, Pierce played for the Celtics for fifteen seasons and was idolised by the fans. He left the franchise in acrimonious circumstances last summer for the Brooklyn Nets, who decided not …

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NBA Free Agency News (Without LeBron)

The Return of the King has rather hijacked all other NBA free agency moves over the past week or so. Aside from LeBron James returning to Cleveland what else has been happening in the NBA over the weekend? Quite a lot actually…. Melo remains a Knick Carmelo Anthony was strongly linked with a move away from New York this postseason, …

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NBA Playoffs Preview: Clippers @ OKC, Wizards @ Pacers

Tuesday night sees the Oklahoma City Thunder take on the Los Angeles Clippers in game five of the NBA Playoffs with OKC looking to forget their loss on Sunday at the Staples Center.The Indiana Pacers will also look to close out the series against the Washington Wizards. The Oklahoma City Thunder will look to get back on track after losing a 22-point …

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NBA Playoffs 2nd Round: Wizards, Clippers Win On the Road

The Eastern & Western Conference Semi Finals got underway last night with both the Washington Wizards and Los Angeles Clippers pulling off road victories partly down to the stellar play of their back courts.  The Clippers came out convincing winners over the Oklahoma City Thunder, leaving the Chesapeake Energy Arena with a 122 -105 victory in the first game of …

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