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John Wall Wizards Nets
Takeaways from Wizards' blowout win over Brooklyn Nets
The Nets were no match for the Wizards on Friday night, as Washington coasted to their 44th win of the season.
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Wall gets rebound, goes coast to coast for two vs. Nets
John Wall gets rebound, goes coast to coast for two vs. Brooklyn Nets
How are you balancing March Madness and the Wizards?
As a basketball fan, how are you managing watching the Wizards and March Madness?
Wall finds Gortat after dribbling through traffic vs. Nets
John Wall finds Marcin Gortat after dribbling through traffic vs. Brooklyn Nets
Markieff Morris Wizards
Markieff Morris on his slump, looking ahead to first playoffs
Markieff Morris hopes to snap out of his slump soon with his first ever playoffs quickly approaching.
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John Wall questionable vs. Brooklyn Nets
Wizards All-Star guard John Wall is considered questionable for Friday night's game against the Brooklyn Nets, CSN has learned.
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Wall uses social media to spotlight D.C.'s missing kids
John Wall is joining the voices of District residents alarmed by the number of children, many of them black girls, missing from their communities. 
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Marcin Gortat Wizards Nets
Wizards vs. Nets: How and what to watch
The Wizards built a healthy lead on the Nets in the first half. Watch the second half now on CSN!
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Morning tip: What has changed for Otto Porter?
The dropoff in Otto Porter's production has a lot to do with him being a priority in opposing scouting reports.
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Weinstein and Massenburg debate the Wizards resting players
The Wizards have logged a lot of minutes this season, is it time to rest the players before the playoffs? Or can the team not afford to rest at the end of the season?
NBA Power Rankings: East wide open
Here is a look around the NBA with CSN's power rankings. Where does your favorite team place? Click through to find out.
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Brandon Jennings Wizards Raptors
Film study: Wizards' most frequent mistakes
A lot of the same things are happening for the Wizards, and the last game wasn't any different though it was a win.
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Paul Millsap Atlanta Hawks
Hawks All-Star to opt out and test free agency
An Atlanta Hawks All-Star will opt out of his contract following this season to test free agency.
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Leonsis: Wizards knew they could win 50 games back in summer
While fans and media were panicking at the Wizards' 2-8 start to the season, owner Ted Leonsis put his faith in analytics. 
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Kelly Oubre Wizards
Oubre, Mahinmi help Wizards snap out of defensive funk
The Wizards' bench came through in key spots on Wednesday night to help improve the team's defense and emerge with a win.
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Brooks on resting players: 'We all have a job to do'
Wizards head coach Scott Brooks gave his opinion on teams resting players while on the Junkies Thursday morning.
What did Brooks say to the Wizards at halftime?
Wizards head coach Scott Brooks joined the Junkies Thursday to discuss how he revved his team back up during halftime and on potentially making it to 50 wins in a season.
Bradley Beal Wizards
Beal thinks Wizards got their swag back vs. Hawks
Have the Wizards been putting too much pressure on themselves? Bradley Beal has a theory about last night's fourth quarter turnaround. 
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Markieff Morris Wizards Hawks
5 must-see moments from Wizards' win over Hawks
Here are five plays or moments from the Wizards' 104-100 win over the Hawks on Wednesday night that are worth revisiting.
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John Wall after posting 22 points in the second half
John Wall scored 22 points in the second half to help the Wizards beat the Hawks, 104-100.
Jason Smith says he'll dance if Wizards win 50 games
Wizards forward Jason Smith says he'll dance with Chris Miller if the Wizards hit 50 wins this season.
It's all about having fun on the court for Bradley Beal
Bradley Beal scored 28 points to help the Wizards beat the Hawks, and after the game he chats with Chris Miller about what the Wizards have been missing.
Kelly Oubre Wizards Dwight Howard Hawks
Takeaways from Wizards' win over Atlanta Hawks
The Wizards were dragging their feet all game until they exploded behind better defense to win Wednesday night.
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Beal steals it, slams it in 4th quarter vs. Hawks
Bradley Beal steals it, slams it in 4th quarter vs. Atlanta Hawks
Wall throws down big dunk on fastbreak vs. Hawks
John Wall throws down big dunk on fastbreak vs. Hawks
Beal throws down huge alley-oop from Wall
John Wall threw a perfect alley-oop to Bradley Beal for a huge bucket late in the fourth quarter against the Hawks.
Wall finds Morris for alley oop vs. Hawks
John Wall finds Markieff Morris for alley oop vs. Atlanta Hawks
Bogdanovic beats shot clock for 3 vs. Hawks
Bojan Bogdanovic beats shot clock for 3 vs. Atlanta Hawks
Scott Brooks Wizards
Wizards' Brooks has little sympathy in NBA rest debate
Wizards head coach Scott Brooks weighed in on the NBA rest debate and share a great story from his playing days.
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Can the Wiz fix their defensive issues before the playoffs?
The Wizards have struggled defensively since the All-Star break, and need to make improvements heading into the playoffs.
No early-season panic for Leonsis; he trusted the analytics
In speaking with CSN anchor Julie Donaldson. Wizards owner Ted Leonsis details why he knew all along the Wizards would be successful in 2016-17.
Leonsis: Rest debate more complicated than being discussed
Wizards owner Ted Leonsis spoke 1-on-1 with CSN's Julie Donaldson about the thorny topic of NBA teams resting their stars. He points out ways in which the issue is more complicated than the public debate...
Grayson Allen, Lonzo Ball and Markelle Fultz
NBA Draft 2017 Early Entry List
NBA Draft-eligible players have until April 23 to make their decision. Here's the list of who is staying and who is going.
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Bogdanovic hopes Wizards can improve using fastbreak
The Wizards are an excellent fastbreak team and Bojan Bogdanovic thinks they can use that to their advantage to snap out of their recent funk.
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BTR: To rest or not to rest? NBA's issue is bigger than that
This week on Below The Rim, the NBA is in a tizzy about whether it's cool to rest star in the regular season, especially for games on national TV. Chase, Nick and Keely think the question has to be bigger...
Bradley Beal Wizards
Wizards vs. Hawks: How and what to watch
The Wizards battle the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday night. Here's the TV, live stream and radio info, tip-off time, plus three things to watch.
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Chick Hernandez Brian Mitchell
Which team concerns you most right now: Capitals or Wizards?
Chick Hernandez and Brian Mitchell discuss if it's the Capitals or Wizards who have had the more concerning skid as of late.
VIDEO: Ibaka, Lopez trade punches in Bulls vs. Raptors brawl
The Bulls and Raptors broke out into a brawl on Tuesday night that saw big men Robin Lopez and Serge Ibaka exchange punches.
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Report: Knicks 'remain committed' to trading Carmelo Anthony
It appears we could be headed towards another summer of questions about where Carmelo Anthony will go.
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John Wall Wizards
State of the Wizards: Defensive woes, by the numbers
The Wizards' defensive struggles have been real since the All-Star break. Here's a look at what has gone wrong.
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Here's how the Wizards can correct course with 12 games left
It's important to not overreact to the the struggles the Wizards are going through now because they have the pieces to secure a No. 3 seed.
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Leonsis agrees with Silver, says resting players hurts product
Wizards owner Ted Leonsis said on CNBC that he agrees with NBA commissioner Adam Silver that resting players hurts the league's overall product. 
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Kelly Oubre, Jr. Wizards
Oubre, Smith give hope to Wizards' improving 2nd unit
The Wizards didn't play well in losing a pivotal game Monday, but the second unit is shaping up. 
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5 must-see moments from Wizards' loss to Celtics
Here are five plays or moments from the Wizards' 110-102 loss to the Celtics on Monday night that are worth revisiting.
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Isaiah Thomas called Wiz-Celtics matchup a playoff game
The Celtics beat the Wizards, but Thomas explains he knew it was going to be a physical game.
John Wall: Loss to Celtics 'just two teams playing physical'
Following the Wizards' 110-102 loss to the Celtics on the road, John Wall explains what held the team back.
Highlights 3.20.17: Celtics 110, Wizards 102
See how the Wizards-Celtics game in Boston played out Monday night.
Wizards missing attitude in loss to Celtics
CSN's Brian Mitchell explains why he likes when the Wizards get physical, but they need to maintain their attitude.
Beal says Wizards will stick together through adversity
Bradley Beal says Wizards will stick together through adversity, despite tough losses.
Brooks on a disappointing loss to Celtics
Wizards' Scott Brooks on a disappointing loss to the Boston Celtics
Buck and Phil on what went wrong for Wizards vs. Celtics
Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier on what went wrong for Wizards vs. Celtics in Boston.
Bradley Beal Wizards Celtics
Takeaways from Wizards' disappointing loss to Celtics
It was billed as a rivalry renewed, but the Wizards couldn't match the energy of Boston in a lopsided loss on Monday night.
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VIDEO: Ref appears to trip Bogdanovic, then call turnover
Bojan Bogdanovic lost his footing on Monday night and it looked like he tripped over the referee on the play.
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Chippiness starts between Wiz-Celtics with foul on Jennings
Chippiness starts between Wizards-Celtics with foul on Brandon Jennings
Jennings to Oubre for dunk vs. Celtics
Brandon Jennings to Kelly Oubre for dunk vs. Celtics
Wizards celebrate Markieff Morris' game-winner
Markieff Morris 'probable' to return vs. Celtics
Markieff Morris is on track to return to the starting lineup for the Wizards in their biggest game of the season at the Boston Celtics.
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Isaiah Thomas Wizards Celtics
Wizards at Celtics: How and what to watch
The Wizards are hoping to come back against the Celtics in Boston. Watch the game now on CSN!
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John Wall Wizards Bulls
Celtics think too much about Wizards in loss
Monday's game vs. the Wizards will decide the season series which is the first tiebreaker for seeding.
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John Wall Wizards
Wall says he's tired of 'BS technical fouls'
There was a double technical assessed in the third quarter that puts John Wall two from an automatic one-game suspension if upheld.
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Brooks proud of Wizards energy, defense in loss to Hornets
Scott Brooks couldn't fault his team in Saturday's loss to the Hornets. He felt the Wizards played hard and gave themselves a chance to win with defense.
Wall: 'Tired of these BS technical fouls I'm getting'
John Wall got his 14th technical foul against the Hornets. After the game, he made clear he feels unfairly targeted by referees.
Beal steals inbound and scores with seconds left
Bradley Beal kept the Wizards' hopes alive with a steal and score in the final seconds against the Hornets.
Wizards' shots won't fall in loss to Hornets
Charlotte shot better than 40% which proved to be the difference in a game that wasn't pretty to watch.
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Wall's chase-down block on Walker leads to Porter 3
John Wall chased down Kemba Walker to block his shot, then set up Otto Porter for a 3-pointer.
Panda slam! Beal throws it down against Hornets
Bradley Beal threw down a monster dunk on the Hornets in the first quarter Saturday night.
Wizards vs. Hornets: How and what to watch
The Wizards battle the Hornets on Saturday night. Here's the TV, live stream and radio info, tip-off time, plus three things to watch.
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Jason Smith Wizards
Jason Smith reaching new level with three-point shot
Jason Smith's improvement from three was on display Friday night when the Wizards needed him most.
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J Michael on difference between loss to Mavs, win over Bulls
Friday night's win over the Bulls could have easily played out like Wednesday night's loss to the Mavericks. Wizards Insider J. Michael on how the team avoided another letdown.
John Wall Wizards Bulls
John Wall moves closer to leading NBA in assists
Playing through discomfort is nothing new for John Wall, who once averaged a double-double with a broken wrist.
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Kelly Oubre Wizards Bulls
5 must-see moments from Wizards' win over Bulls
Here are five plays from the Wizards' 112-107 win over the Bulls on Friday night that are worth revisiting.
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Brooks: Wall could have had 25 assists against Bulls
Scott Brooks was impressed with John Wall's 20-assist night. In fact, he thought Wall could have had 25 if the Wizards hadn't missed several layups.
3.17.17 Highlights: Wiz escape Bulls, Wall sets assists mark
John Wall set a career high with 20 assists against the Bulls. The Wizards fended off a late Chicago rally to hold on for a win Friday.
Kelly Oubre talks through final defensive play on Butler
Kelly Oubre's defense on Jimmy Butler didn't let him sink a game-tying 3. After the Wizards win, Oubre walked CSN's Chris Miller through his strategy on the play.
Wall says 20-assist night felt like 'a long time coming'
John Wall set a new career high Friday with 20 assists in a win over the Bulls. Speaking to CSN's Chris Miller after the game, he said that crossing the 20-assist threshold was a long time coming.
Otto Porter Wizards Bulls
Takeaways from Wizards' narrow win over Bulls
The Wizards were up 19 points at halftime, but barely avoided a scare as they made big shots down the stretch Friday.
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Wall sets new career high with 20th assist against Bulls
John Wall hit a new milestone Friday night against the Bulls, dishing out a career-high 20 assists in the win.
Wall beats buzzer with 3 to end 1st half vs. Bulls
John Wall beats buzzer with 3 to end 1st half vs. Chicago Bulls
Kelly Oubre, Jr. blocks Denzel Valentine vs. Bulls
Wizards' forward Kelly Oubre, Jr. blocks rookie Denzel Valentine on fastbreak vs. Bulls
Marcin Gortat defends Hawks' Dwight Howard
Dwight Howard said he's a Hall of Famer: is he right?
Is Dwight Howard a Hall of Famer? He said there shouldn't be any doubt.
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Kelly Oubre Wizards
Wizards vs. Bulls: How and what to watch
The Wizards host the Bulls on Friday night. Here's the TV, live stream and radio info, tip-off time, plus three things to watch.
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Brooks forces Wizards to face defensive failures
There were a lot of one-on-one defensive drills in a short but spirited practice heading into tonight vs. the Bulls.
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Brooks: As Wiz offense improves, defense can suffer
Scott Brooks wouldn't call the Wizards' defensive struggles a trend, but he's intent on addressing it nonetheless.
John Wall Wizards
Has NBA gotten 'softer'? John Wall says yes
The idea of taking time off when perfectly healthy is a foreign concept to John Wall.
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Wall sits out practice with sore left foot ahead of Bulls game
There was nothing but treatment for John Wall on Thursday after he sat out practice with a sore left foot.
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Wall says he's 50/50 to play vs Bulls after foot injury
John Wall sprained his foot on Wednesday against the Mavericks. He's not sure if he'll be ready to play when the Bulls come to town.
Wall lays out Duke conspiracy theory, including Coach K's hair
John Wall shared an elaborate conspiracy theory about how Duke gets an easy path in the NCAA Tournament. Did he make a joke about Coach K, too?
Beal: Tatum will go No. 1, LaVar Ball needs 'some reality'
Bradley Beal, Chris Miller and Tony Massenburg speak about who will go No. 1 in the NBA Draft, and LaVar Ball's comments about his son.
Bradley Beal explains why confidence is the key to success
Bradley Beal speaks to Chris Miller and Tony Massenburg on how important it is for a player to have confidence during every game
Kelly Oubre Wizards
Wizards' Oubre on hitting a wall, losing minutes
Wizards second-year forward Kelly Oubre, Jr. has seen his minutes pared down since the team traded for Bojan Bogdanovic.
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Bradley Beal on bouncing back after two losses
Bradley Beal spoke to Chris Mller and Tony Massenburg on what the Wizards can do to bounce back after two straight losses.
John Wall and Isaiah Thomas
Celtics taking extra measures to be ready for Wizards
The Boston Celtics are making sure their team is healthy, focused and ready when they take on the Wizards on Monday night.
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Dwyane Wade Bulls
Bulls' playoff hopes take hit with Dwyane Wade's injury
Currently ranked 10th in the NBA's Eastern Conference, the Chicago Bulls were dealt a significant blow to their playoff hopes on Thursday.
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DeMarcus Cousins Pelicans
Wall on Cousins: 'He said he would come to D.C.'
The dream of Wizards fans for All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins to come to Washington may not be dead after all.
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Scott Brooks explains what went wrong vs. the Mavericks
The Wizards dropped Wednesday night's game at home against the Mavericks after a productive road trip, and Scott Brooks tries to explain to the Junkies why.
Brooks: Wall plays through nightly bumps and bruises
During his weekly chat with the Sports Junkies, Scott Brooks talked about how John Wall's love for basketball helps the point guard play through minor injuries.
John Wall Wizards
John Wall forecasts early playoff exit, unless defense improves
The Wizards are back to their early-season defensive form, and that's not a good thing. 
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Highlights 3.15.17: Wiz cough up lead in home loss to Mavs
The Wizards defense continued to struggle down the stretch as Washington allowed the Mavericks to score 112 points at Verizon Center.
Beal on defensive issues: 'Might need coach to cuss us out'
Bradley Beal found issues with the Wizards defense on multiple fronts after the loss to the Mavericks.
John Wall Wizards
Status of Wall remains to be determined after injury
Although the bench has been retooled, the Wizards still rely heavily on John Wall. His status is uncertain for Friday's game against the Bulls. 
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John Wall Wizards Mavs
5 must-see moments from Wizards' loss to Mavs
Here are five plays or moments from the Wizards' loss to the Mavs on Wednesday night that are worth revisiting.
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Scott Brooks on loss to Mavericks and John Wall
Wizards head coach Scott Brooks explains what went wrong for the Wizards against the Mavericks and also gave an update on the John Wall injury scare.
Breaking down the Wizards out-of-bounds plays
The Wizards Extra crew breaks down why the Wizards are so effective at out-of-bounds plays.
Buck and Phil break down Wizards' loss to Mavs
Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier break down Wizards' loss to Mavericks
Why the Wizards lost: J. Michael, Christy and Tony weigh in
Why the Wizards lost: J. Michael, Christy Winters-Scott & Tony Massenburg weigh in on Wizards Extra
Wizards Mavericks
Takeaways from Wizards' loss to Mavericks
The Wizards were in control before the Mavericks came back and handed them their second straight loss.
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Wall injured on play under basket vs. Mavs
Wizards' star John Wall injured on play under basket vs. Mavs
Beal drives baseline for big slam
Beal drives baseline for big slam
Wall to Gortat for the alley-oop vs. Mavs
Wizards guard John Wall threw a perfect lob to Marcin Gortat for the alley-oop.
Bradley Beal on managing his minutes and Dirk Nowitzki
Bradley Beal on managing his minutes & playing 20 years like Mavs star Dirk Nowitzki
Wizards in March Madness
With March Madness heating up, we turned back the clock to take a look at how Washington Wizards players performed in college when they were a part of the NCAA Tournament.
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Wizards vs. Mavericks: How and what to watch
The Wizards host the Mavericks on Wednesday night. Here's the TV, live stream and radio info, tip-off time, plus three things to watch.
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Brandon Jennings Wizards
Bench efficiency dips for Wizards on road
The stats generally aren't as good on the road as they are at home for backup players. 
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Ricky Rubio Wizards John Wall Bradley Beal
Defensive leaks catching up with Wizards
The Timberwolves shot better than 50% from the field and almost 50% from three-point range Monday.
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Wall: Wizards were lucky to have a win streak, despite loss
The Wizards' star remains positive following the team's 119-104 loss to the Timberwolves on the road Monday.
Highlights 3.13.17: T'Wolves 119, Wizards 104
See how the Wizards fell to the Timberwolves on Monday, snapping their five-game winning streak.
5 must-see moments from Wizards' loss to T'Wolves
Here are five plays or moments from the Wizards' 119-104 loss to the T'Wolves on Monday night that are worth revisiting.
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Did Wizards underestimate Ricky Rubio in loss to T'Wolves?
Minnesota's Ricky Rubio put up 22 points in his team's win over Washington on Monday.
Wizards' 4-1 road trip still a success
CSN's experts weigh in on where the Wizards did well on the road and what areas still need some improvement following Monday's loss to Minnesota.
Brooks on challenge of Towns and Rubio in loss to Wolves
Scott Brooks on challenge of Karl-Anthony Towns and Ricky Rubio in loss to Wolves
J. Michael forgot Bram's name. We roasted him with name tags
J. Michael thought he could host so we gave him a chance and it went poorly, so we roasted him mercilessly.
Buck and Phil react to Wizards' streak-ending loss to Wolves
Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier react to Wizards' streak-ending loss to Wolves
Ian Mahinmi Wizards
Takeaways from Wizards' loss to T'Wolves
The Wizards went down big again, but this time couldn't come back in a loss to the Timberwolves on Monday night.
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Beal makes 4-point play vs. Wolves
Bradley Beal makes 4-point play vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
Wall hits circus shot from the ground vs. Wolves
John Wall hits amazing circus shot from the ground vs. Timberwolves.
Beal lays in finger roll at end of 1st half vs. Wolves
Wizards guard Bradley Beal gets one last shot at the Timeberwolves going into halftime.
Marcin Gortat gets big air for dunk
On the road against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Wizards' Marcin Gortat throws down a big dunk in the first quarter.
John Wall
John Wall the East's top player again
The Wizards went 4-0 on the road and John Wall led the way. The NBA took notice.
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Wizards at T'Wolves: How and what to watch
The Wizards will have to mount a comeback to end their road trip with a perfect record. Watch Wizards-Wolves now on CSN!
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Beal a clutch creator, too
Markieff Morris' game-winner was set up by an ever-evolving Bradley Beal. 
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Ian Mahinmi Wizards
Film study: Anatomy of Wizards' about-face
The Wizards showed they have the ability to be a two-way team for 48 minutes, and though they haven't done it for a while theyr'e still winning.
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Wizards celebrate Markieff Morris' game-winner
Upon further review on Wizards-Blazers ending
That Markieff Morris was out of bounds when he made the game-winning shot isn't a debate, but other calls were missed that favored Portland.
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Markieff Morris Wizards
Controversy in Portland benefits Wizards...this time
The final play of the Wizards' win will be hotly debated, but the Blazers benefitted from an incorrect no-call at Moda Center last year.
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Wall was all smiles talking about Morris' game-winning shot
After the Wizards beat the Trail Blazers, John Wall admitted that Markieff Morris stepped out of bounds before hitting the game-winner. But the Wall Star couldn't help but smile the whole time.
Did Morris step out? 'Refs didn't call it that's all I know'
Replay appeared to show Markieff Morris step out of bounds before his game-winning shot in Portland, but the Wizards forward said he couldn't tell what happened in the moment.
Brooks rallied team with speech on 'Wizards basketball'
Coach Scott Brooks wasn't happy with his team's energy in the first half against the Blazers. He reminded them of what it means to play "Wizards basketball" at halftime.
Beal on comeback: All about heart, we just wanted it
Bradley Beal attributed the Wizards' comeback win over the Trail Blazers to the team's "heart."
J. Michael: Morris stepped out, but I don't want to hear it
Wizards Insider J. Michael admits Markieff Morris stepped out of bounds before his game-winning shot, but there's no room for complaining after what happened when the teams played in Portland last year.
Morris nails jumper to win game in OT vs. Blazers
Markieff Morris nails jumper to win game in OT
Takeaways from Wizards' comeback over Blazers
In the second overtime game in as many nights, the Wizards dug themselves out of a huge hole to beat the Blazers on the road. 
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Bradley Beal nails 3, Wiz rally from 21 down to take lead
Bradley Beal hit a 3 to give the Wizards the lead, after they'd trailed by as much as 21 points in Portland.
John Wall uses smooth spin to drain jumper
John Wall uses his patented spin move to get to the basket, sinking a short jumper against the Blazers.
Morris steal sets up Wall left-hand jam
Markieff Morris came up with a steal, finding John Wall streaking down the court for a left-handed slam.
John Wall levitates by Meyers Leonard for basket, and-1
John Wall sails through the air for a layup, but was fouled by Meyers Leonard, sending Wall to the line for a three-point play.
Wizards at Trail Blazers: How to watch and what to look for
The Wizards' road trip takes them to Portland Saturday night for a matchup against another elite backcourt. Here's how to watch. 
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Beal continuing to be offensive machine
Bradley Beal is averaging almost 30 points a game since the All-Star break, and the Wizards are posting 114 per game.
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Brooks: 'Smith and Mahinmi were key to sparking comeback'
Wizards head coach Scott Brooks credited Jason Smith and Ian Mahinmi for sparking the Wizards 15-point comeback against the Kings.
John Wall and his teammates believe in one another
John Wall said the key to the Wizards comeback over the Kings was that his teammates believed in one another.
Jason Smith has been huge for the Wizards off the bench
Jason Smith and Ian Mahinmi made key contributions to help spark the Wizards comeback against the Kings on Friday night.
John Wall to Markieff Morris for the Alley-oop
Wizards point guard John Wall found Markieff Morris for a huge alley-oop that put the Wizards up by four points in overtime.
Takeaways from Wizards over Kings in OT
The Wizards erased a 15-point deficit as John Wall and Bradley Beal combined for 63 points, 16 assists and 14 rebounds.
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Wizards reject 2 shots, Beal hits reverse layup for lead
Wizards reject 2 shots, Beal hits reverse layup for lead
5 must-see moments from the Wizards overtime win over the Kings
Here are five plays or moments from the Wizards' overtime win over the Sacramento Kings on Friday night that are worth revisiting.
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What makes John Wall such a good distributor?
What makes Wizards point guard John Wall such a good distributor? Tony Massenburg breaks it down.
Markieff Morris fined by the NBA
The league announced that Markieff Morris has been fined for kicking Mason Plumlee.
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Bradley Beal Wizards Nuggets
Wizards at Kings: How and what to watch
The Wizards are looking to mount a big comeback in the second half against the Kings. Watch live on CSN!
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Morris living on the edge of suspension
Unless the league office reduces his most recent penalty, Markieff Morris is one more flagrant foul away from suspension. 
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What's plaguing the Wizards defense?
The Wizards have been winning with offense, but their communication issues are obvious on defense and they have to fix it.
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Jennings, Dudley fined by NBA after confrontation
Wizards guard Brandon Jennings and Suns forward Jared Dudley have been fined for their roles in an on-court confrontation on Tuesday. 
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Bradley Beal Wizards Nuggets
50-plus wins, No. 2 seed finally look realistic for Wizards
A 50-plus win season and the no. 2 seed finally look realistic for Wizards. 
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John Wall Nuggets Wizards
5 must-see moments from Wizards' win over Nuggets
Here are five plays or moments from the Wizards' 123-113 win over the Nuggets on Wednesday night that are worth revisiting.
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Brooks: 'Not an easy back-to-back' and thoughts on Morris' ejection
Wizards coach Scott Brooks talks on the tough back-to-back games for the Wizards and Markieff Morris' ejection vs. the Denver Nuggets.
John Wall on how the Nuggets came back in Wizards' win
John Wall on how the Nuggets came back in Wizards' narrow win in Denver
Focusing in on every game is key for Beal and the Wizards
Bradley Beal on why Nuggets made it interesting vs. Wizards despite missing key guys.
Wizards Extra crew reacts to Markieff Morris' kick
Wizards Extra crew reacts to Markieff Morris' kick to Plumlee's groin
Beal joins Buck and Phil to talk Wizards' win over Nuggets
Bradley Beal joins Buck and Phil to talk Wizards' win over Nuggets, how he needs to get more foul calls.
Bojan Bogdanovic Wizards
Takeaways from Wizards' win over Denver Nuggets
The Wizards had another scare on Wednesday night after going up big early. But once again they held on to win, this time against the Nuggets.
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VIDEO: Morris ejected for kicking Plumlee in groin
Denver Nuggets big man Mason Plumlee got a swift kick to the groin from Markieff Morris on Wednesday night.
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Morris kicks Plumlee in between the legs
Markieff Morris kicks Mason Plumlee in between the legs
Morris receives flagrant 2, gets ejected
Markieff Morris receives flagrant 2, gets ejected vs. Nuggets
Wall soars for big left handed dunk vs. Nuggets
John Wall soars for big left handed dunk vs. Denver Nuggets
Jennings to Mahinmi for slam vs. Nuggets
Brandon Jennings to Ian Mahinmi for slam vs. Denver Nuggets
Bogdanovic goes coast-to-coast for pretty layup vs. Nuggets
Bojan Bogdanovic goes coast-to-coast for pretty layup vs. Denver Nuggets
Takeaways from Wizards' close win over the Suns
The Wizards gave up a 22 point lead to the Suns, but Bram Weinstein has a positive takeaway from the game.
Where does Nowitzki rank all-time? Chase and Nick debate
Where does Nowitzki rank all-time? Which young stars are future Hall of Famers? Chase Hughes and Nick Ashooh debate
Hoops Chase: Marcin Gortat takes one straight to the dome
Hoops Chase: Marcin Gortat takes one straight to the dome from John Wall in game vs. Raptors.
Ian Mahinmi Wizards
Mahinmi has arrived for Wizards as defensive force
Marcin Gortat doesn't have to play high minutes and get double-doubles every night with Ian Mahinmi's progress. 
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Brooks: Porter's in a slump, but he'll get out of it
Since the all-star break, Otto Porter Jr. has cooled down significantly, but Scott Brooks told the Sports Junkies he's not worried about Porter's mini slump.
Scott Brooks is 'proud' of how Jason Smith is playing
With the Wizards bench having upgraded at the deadline, Jason Smith's playing time is on the decline, but Scott Brooks says the forward is a "pro's pro."
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Wizards at Nuggets: How and what to watch
The Wizards battle the Nuggets on Wednesday night. Here's the TV, live stream and radio info, tip-off time, plus three things to watch.
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Shooters such as Bogdanovic fit well with set-up artist Wall
Bojan Bogdanovic is in full sync with the Wizards, who are maximizing his skill set just seven games in.
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5 must-see moments from Wizards' win over Suns
Here are five plays or moments from the Wizards' 131-127 win over the Suns on Tuesday night that are worth revisiting.
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Bradley Beal: 'We got way too comfortable' in Suns win
Despite a 131-127 win, Bradley Beal said the Wizards got "way too comfortable" during the big run the Suns had to make the game close in the end.
Wall didn't realize Bogdanovic could shoot as well as he can
After another good night in a 131-127 win over the Suns, John Wall seemed to say he didn't quite realize that new teammate Bojan Bogdanovic could shoot as well as he can.
Scott Brooks on Suns win: 'That was a wild game'
Following the Wizards' 131-127 win over the Suns on Tuesday night, coach Scott Brooks described the victory as a "wild game."
Jason Smith: Game got heated after near brawl in 2nd quarter
Jason Smith said after the Wizards' 131-127 win over the Suns on Tuesday night that things got heated after a near brawl in the second quarter.
Bogdanovic on Suns' gorilla mascot sliding on court
Bojan Bogdanovic was asked about the Suns' mascot sliding onto the court mid-play and admitted it was startling.
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Bojan Bogdanovic on Suns' mascot sliding onto court
Bojan Bogdanovic on Suns' gorilla mascot sliding onto court during Wizards game
Tony Massenburg shows J. Michael how to set a good screen
Somebody call J. Michael's insurance company because Tony Massenburg is setting screens in the studio
Buck & Phil praise Bogdanovic, bench in win over Suns
Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier praised Bojan Bogdanovic and the rest of the bench for their play in the team's 131-127 win at the Suns.
Takeaways from the Wizards' narrow win over Suns
The Wizards (38-24) made it interesting, but ultimately held on to beat the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night.
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VIDEO: Suns gorilla mascot dives onto court during Wizards game
During a play in the fourth quarter of the Wizards vs. Suns game on Tuesday night in Phoenix the Suns' gorilla mascot dove onto the court and quickly ran off.
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Wall beats buzzer with and-1 layup to end 1st half vs. Suns
John Wall beats buzzer with and-1 layup to end 1st half vs. Phoenix Suns
Mahinmi block leads to Jason Smith dunk vs. Suns
Ian Mahinmi's block leads to Jason Smith dunk vs. Phoenix Suns
VIDEO: Shoving match breaks out between Suns and Wizards
A shoving match broke out between the Washington Wizards and Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night involving two of the most unlikely players.
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Shoving match breaks out between Wizards and Suns
Shoving match breaks out after Jason Smith lays hard screen vs. Phoenix Suns
Wall finds Beal for 3 after nifty dribble vs. Suns
John Wall finds Bradley Beal for 3 after nifty dribble vs. Phoenix Suns
Wizards Tipoff podcast, Ep. 4 - Ideal playoff matchups
On the latest episode of the Wizards Tipoff podcast, CSN reporter Chris Miller joined J. Michael and Chase Hughes to discuss the new-look Wizards.
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