Tag: basketball

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 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 Hill…

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…

April 6, 2017 Courtney Jacobs No comments exist

The Washington Wizards swept the season series with the New York Knicks with a 106-103 win. All-Around Good Start Although the Knicks are out of the playoff race, they gave Washington a problem early.  They started the game outscoring the Wizards 14-12 in front of their home crowd.  The Wizards have been struggling on the…

April 4, 2017 Courtney Jacobs No comments exist

  The Washington Wizards end their three-game skid with a win over the Charlotte Hornets, 118-111. Road Trip Too Much? Coming off of a five-game road trip and three straight losses, the Wizards showed fatigue early.  The game started with both teams evenly matched up.  Neither team could take control until the Hornets went on…

April 2, 2017 Courtney Jacobs No comments exist

The Washington Wizards could not cool off the Golden State Warriors as they got annihilated 139-115 on the road. Steph Curry Catches Fire Early The first quarter started with both teams battling back and forth in a playoff-like atmosphere. Bradley Beal and reigning MVP Stephen Curry had a first-period shootout.  Curry had 12 points (four…

March 25, 2017 Courtney Jacobs No comments exist

The Washington Wizards beat the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers 127-115 to make a statement. Washington Comes Ready To Play The Wizards traveled to Cleveland knowing this was a big game.  The came out on all cylinders with a 40 first quarter points, stunning the home team.  The game started off really close with both teams going back…