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The Washington Wizards Don't Need Kevin Durant, They Need A Leader

On the one hand, the Washington Wizards’ disappointing 2015-2016 season wasn’t as bad as it seems.  The team won only five games fewer than the previous season despite injuries to several key players and a duct-taped roster.   557 more words

Bradley Beal

Brooks: 'John Wall Can be One of the Best Players in the League'

WASHINGTON — The Wizards’ new head coach is incredibly optimistic about his talented young backcourt.

Scott Brooks, who coached stars such as Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Reggie Jackson and Serge Ibaka in Oklahoma City, has high hopes for John Wall and Bradley Beal. 749 more words

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The "We-Made-The-Playoffs" Effect

For the NBA’s upper-middle class getting into the playoffs is not cause for celebration, but simply relief that the “Second Season” has arrived. 868 more words

The Sports Jones

Los Angeles Lakers Fire Coach Byron Scott

After a tumultuous two-year stint as the Los Angeles Lakers head coach, Byron Scott has been fired. He finished with a 38-126 record.

The Los Angeles Lakers have fired coach Byron Scott, league sources tell…

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On Tim Duncan's 40th Birthday, His 5 Best Games Against the Wizards

WASHINGTON — Tim Duncan has played 33 games against the Wizards in his storied career, and his San Antonio Spurs have come out on top in 27 of those matchups. 754 more words

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The Fast Break: Can Tom Thibodeau Succeed With The Timberwolves?

Sean Anderson, Ricky Widmer, and Dave Oster discuss the recent hiring by the Minnesota Timberwolves of Tom Thibodeau. How good of a hire is it? 19 more words

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Good Hire By Wizards

Did Washington hire Scott Brooks because they thought bringing him in would also get them Kevin Durant? Of course not. You don’t take that big of a swing and pay a guy $7 million bucks a year on the off chance he can talk Kevin Durant into coming home. 270 more words

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