bradley beal

the outlet pass

Bradley Beal Still Has so Much Upside

He's never going to be James Harden, but when you scale his production against his age it always feels like there’s another tier the one-time All-Star is destined to crack.
Michael Pina
the outlet pass

The Outlet Pass: Bradley Beal's Next Leap is Lurking in the Shadows

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Michael Pina

Answers to Golden State and Cleveland Lie in the NBA's Upper-Middle Class

Rather than looking like long shots, the Wizards and the Rockets could potentially upend the Cavaliers and the Warriors as early as next year.
Michael Pina

Wizards - Celtics Game 6 Was the 2017 Playoff Game We Deserve

The 2017 playoffs have played out to their cookie-cut narratives. Except for these two teams.
Liam Daniel Pierce

Washington's Offense Wouldn't Hum Without Marcin Gortat

John Wall, Bradley Beal, and Otto Porter have gotten the lion's share of the praise for powering the Washington Wizard's offense this season, but starting center Marcin Gortat plays a key, if overlooked, role.
​Jared Dubin

It's Now or Never: How the Wizards Can Make a Deep Postseason Run

If the Wizards can add some depth to their bench before the trade deadline, they might be Cleveland's most overlooked concern come May.
Michael Pina
cavs-wizards game

Cavs-Wizards Was Basketball at its Purest and Most Fun

This game had everything, and since it happened in a the middle of the winter and not the playoffs, we could enjoy everything.
Robert O'Connell

The Wizards Have Turned a Corner, But Are They Facing a Wall?

The Washington Wizards appear to have turned a corner with their recent 14-5 run, but that doesn't mean they're contenders yet.
​Jared Dubin
all star game

An Early Look at the Likely NBA All-Star Snub Team

NBA All Star voting just started but we're already predicting who is going to be snubbed.
Michael Pina

Otto Porter's Strange, Sad Breakout Season in D.C.

Otto Porter's rise can't overcome one of the worst benches in basketball, and his role on the Washington Wizards may ultimately inhibit his true potential.
Michael Pina

Don't Forget About John Wall

It seems like the Washington Wizards' John Wall has been excluded from discussions about the top NBA point guards of late. And that’s pretty crazy.
​Jared Dubin
rookies deconstructed

Rookies Deconstructed: Devin Booker

Devin Booker is the youngest player in the NBA, and is working on a great rookie season. It's one that recalls a few other promising and unfinished stories.
Ian Levy