Tag: basketball

May 11, 2017 Yousef Hattar No comments exist

With the NBA Combine now underway, prospects finally get to show off their talents. Many players opted to skip the combine (Lonzo Ball, Dennis Smith) while others are choosing not to participate in 5-on-5 activities (De’Aaron Fox, T.J. Leaf). Some players might use feedback from NBA personnel to decide whether or not they should return…

May 7, 2017 Courtney Jacobs No comments exist

The Washington Wizards even the series at 2-2 with a 121-102 victory over the Boston Celtics. Who Want It More?? The Wizards carried the momentum from Game 3 into Game 4.  They start the game on a 8-0 run to and put Boston on their heels.  The Celtics respond quickly with a 12-2 run to…

May 4, 2017 Kelsey Nicole Nelson No comments exist

With a wrench in hand to remove the tire lug nuts, Brehanna Daniels quickly uses the wrench to expel the lug nuts in record time in the pits, as a NASCAR pit crew member. But, that is usually not what first catches the attention of onlookers as they look at Daniels. Daniels complexion a smooth,…

April 26, 2017 Courtney Jacobs No comments exist

  The Washington Wizards retake the series lead with a 103-99 home victory against the Atlanta Hawks. Too Close to Call In a must win situation, Bradley Beal was the aggressor in the first quarter. Beal scored nine of the first 13 points for the home team.  After going back and forth for a while, the…

April 18, 2017 Kelsey Nicole Nelson No comments exist

DMV native Mike Sweetney, wore #34 for the Georgetown Hoyas in the early 2000s. At 6’8, 275lbs he drew comparisons to his predecessor Patrick Ewing. Sweetney represented everything the Georgetown basketball had built itself to be. He ranks among the top players to ever step foot in a Georgetown blue and gray uniform. The Oxon…

April 14, 2017 Courtney Jacobs No comments exist

The Washington Wizards quest to the NBA Finals starts with the Atlanta Hawks in the first round.  Washington won the season series 3-1 despite losing to Atlanta on opening night back in October.  This is good for the Wizards going against a team they have success with.  Although they had success during the season, this…

April 12, 2017 Courtney Jacobs No comments exist

  With three starters resting, the Washington Wizards fell to the Miami Heat for the fourth time this season 110-102. Miami Brings the Heat With the playoffs starting this weekend and Washington locked in at the fourth seed, Washington rested John Wall, Bradley Beal, and Markieff Morris.  Although they were missing starters, the Wizards came…

April 10, 2017 Courtney Jacobs No comments exist

No Wall, No Problem With All-Star Poing Guard, John Wall out with a quad injury and Otto Porter, Jr. missing his second consecutive game with a back injury, Washington knew they had to cover a lot of ground. The Wizards looked good without their two starters.  The two teams were evenly matched throughout the game….

April 8, 2017 Courtney Jacobs No comments exist

The Washington Wizards are now 0-3 against the Miami Heat this season after a 106-103 loss. Who Want is More?? In their regular season home game finale, Washington came out on a 17-9 run to set the tone.  However, the Heat were spoilers as they went on a 8-0 run to tie the game up.  After…