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  • LOVERRO: It's time for the Wizards to be bold and go get John Calipari

    By Thom Loverro - The Washington Times

    John Calipari can coach. Sometimes all the bombast and hair gel gets in the way of noticing that. But his Kentucky team's run to the NCAA title game this year – even though it lost to Connecticut -- woke people up to Calapari the coach. Published April 8, 2014

  • Patience pays off for Drew Gooden, who found a team that needed him in the Wizards

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    Drew Gooden started to grow impatient in late February, when the NBA season grew five months old and he was left without a job. Published April 8, 2014

  • Wake-up call: Wizards are desperate for Nene to return

    By J. Michael -

    Nene last played Feb. 23, and with it being crunch time the Wizards hope to get him back for Wednesday vs. the Charlotte Bobcats. Published April 6, 2014

  • Trevor Ariza's value continues to climb after effort in Wizards' victory over Knicks

    By J. Michael -

    Carmelo Anthony was held to 10 points by Trevor Ariza, who sacrificed his offense, played through illness and continued to show why he'll be a highly sought-after free agent. Published April 5, 2014

  • Wizards' return to postseason is a rewarding moment for Randy Wittman, players

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    At last, Randy Wittman and the Wizards have broken through. Their 118-92 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday allowed them to clinch a spot in the playoffs for the first time in six years, and they'll play their final seven games, beginning Friday on the road against the New York Knicks, comforted by their accomplishment. Published April 3, 2014

  • Wizards top Celtics, clinch first playoff appearance in six years

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    John Wall had his hands in the air, celebrating, enjoying the moment on the Verizon Center floor when he walked over to his coach, Randy Wittman, and gave him a hug. For Wall, four years had been too long to go without a feeling like this. Six years after they made their last appearance, the Washington Wizards clinched a spot in the playoffs on Wednesday, thrashing the Boston Celtics, 118-92. Published April 2, 2014

  • Playoff berth eludes Wizards again with loss to Bobcats

    By Steve Reed - Associated Press

    The Bobcats erased a 16-point halftime deficit and pulled within two games of the Washington in the race for the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs Both teams have eight games left and will meet again on April 9. Published April 1, 2014

  • On brink of playoff berth, Wizards focused on one more win

    By Mitch White - The Washington Times

    "It's a process," said veteran Al Harrington. "We're taking a step from being a horrible team, to being a mediocre team, to being a playoff team — and we can grow from there." Published April 1, 2014

  • Wizards beat Hawks, close in on playoff berth

    By Associated Press

    Washington inched closer to its first playoff spot since 2008 and can earn a postseason berth Sunday if the Golden State Warriors beat the New York Knicks. Published March 30, 2014

  • Despite falling down 25, Wizards nearly claw back in loss to Suns

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    Coming off a flat, four-game Western Conference road trip in which the Washington Wizards surrendered more than 100 points each night, coach Randy Wittman emphasized the importance of playing defense – especially as it pertains to a late surge toward the postseason. Part of playing defense, Wittman surmised, is intensity. And for much of the Wizards' 99-93 loss to the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday, any required intensity was sorely lacking. Published March 26, 2014

  • Wizards can't overcome Nuggets, end trip with 1-3 mark

    By Pat Graham - Associated Press

    Bradley Beal wound up with 21 points as the Wizards wrapped up a four-game road swing. Trevor Ariza scored 15 of his 18 points in the first quarter and John Wall added 15, but also had eight turnovers. Published March 23, 2014

  • Wizards fall to Blazers as West Coast swing continues

    By Anne M. Peterson - Associated Press

    The Wizards (35-33) have lost two straight to open four-game swing against the Western Conference while they vie for a playoff spot in the East to end a five-year absence. Washington currently sits sixth in their conference. Published March 21, 2014

  • Wizards blow 11-point lead in final quarter, lose to Kings in overtime

    By Associated Press

    The Washington Wizards squandered an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter and eventually lost in overtime to the lowly Sacramento Kings. Published March 19, 2014

  • John Wall, Drew Gooden fuel Wizards as they rally past Nets to delight of sellout crowd

    By Harvey Valentine - Associated Press

    John Wall scored 33 points, Drew Gooden got 11 of his 21 in the final quarter and the Wizards overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for a 101-94 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night. Published March 16, 2014

  • Aaron Rodgers reminds Twitter he's a Drew Gooden fan

    By Ben Standig - Wizards -

    Last month Aaron Rodgers stated the Wizards became much, much better after signing Drew Gooden. Following Gooden's starry effort, the Green Bay Packers QB reminded all about his claim. Published March 16, 2014

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