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Wizards hope to sign Wall to contract extension
Extending John Wall's stay in Washington is a top priority for the Wizards now that they can offer him more.
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Cavs didn't like Beal's comments about avoiding Wizards
Bradley Beal suggested that the Cavaliers didn't want to have to see the Wizards in the playoffs. Several Cleveland players took exception to that idea.
What if anything should Wizards do with Gortat this summer?
Marcin Gortat voiced displeasure with how he was used after the Wizards season ended. How should the team address that problem this summer?
J. Michael on Wizards' options for Otto Porter
The Wizards face a decision on free agent Otto Porter this summer. Should they move to keep him, and for how much money? Wizards Insider J. Michael gives his take.
J. Michael says backup PG is Wizards' biggest priority
The Wizards' biggest priority this summer should be finding the right backup point guard, says J. Michael.
Wizards bench Wall Beal
How much did fatigue factor in how Wizards' season ended?
Were the Wizards just plain spent physically by the end of the season?
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Cavs fire back at Beal for saying they didn't want to play the Wizards
Several Cavaliers players responded to Bradley Beal's assertion that Cleveland "didn't want to see" the Wizards in the playoffs.
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Isaiah Thomas Wizards Celtics
Celtics' star to miss rest of postseason due to injury
With the Celtics already looking like no match for the Cleveland Cavaliers, they revealed some terrible injury news on Saturday.
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J. Michael and Chris Miller recap John Wall's season
Is John Wall the second best player in the East?
Jason Smith talks to Chris Miller about his offseason plans
Jason Smith reflects on this season and talks about the future with CSN's Chris Miller
Paul George was almost a part of a blockbuster trade
According to reports, one NBA team made a huge offer for Indiana's Paul George at the trade deadline. 
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Jason Smith has some interesting plans for this summer
It is going to be a big summer for Jason Smith who will be there for the birth of his second child, and start a new career of sorts.
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John Wall, Bradley Beal don't make cut as NBA awards finalists
The top three finalists in six categories for the June 26 awards ceremony were released by the NBA.
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What are the Wizards' biggest offseason priorities?
With the Wizards falling just short of the Eastern Conference Finals, what are their biggest offseason priorities?
Tommy Sheppard
Hawks to interview Wizards SVP of basketball operations
The Wizards have granted permission to the Hawks to interview Tommy Sheppard for a front office position, according to ESPN. 
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Wizards agree expectations will be very high next year
Wizards players have mixed feelings about how this season ended, but say next year must end differently.
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Wall knows what Wizards need to upgrade for next season
In a sitdown interview with CSN's Chris Miller, John Wall shared what he thinks the Wizards need to do to improve.
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John Wall on why the Wizards fell short of the East Finals
John Wall on why Wizards fell short of the East Finals, playing in Boston, how the bench struggled this year.
John Wall on his best NBA season 'by far'
John Wall on his best NBA season 'by far,' how the Wizards can get better and why Scott Brooks was a great fit in his first year.
Despite disappointment, Beal is proud of his 2016-17 season
Bradley Beal details disappointment, success in 2016-17 season, the best of his career but one that ended early.
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Wall should have been All-NBA 2nd team over Isaiah Thomas
The Celtics won the playoff series, but All-NBA is a regular-season award and here's the argument for John Wall being a notch higher.
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Should John Wall have been second team over Isaiah Thomas?
John Wall was voted third-team All NBA on Thursday, but should he have been voted second team over Isaiah Thomas?
Top 5: Ranking the best prospects in the NBA Draft
DeMatha coach Mike Jones, who coached Washington's Markelle Fultz, ranks the top 5 NBA prospects in the upcoming draft.
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Insider J. Michael reveals his official All-NBA ballot
Now that the league has released the three All-NBA teams, here's Wizards Insider J. Michael's official ballot for the 2016-17 season.
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Wall's All-NBA nod puts him among best in franchise history
John Wall continues to make his mark among the all-time greats in the history of the Wizards and Bullets franchise.
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All-NBA great for Wall, his future in D.C., but he wants more
John Wall's first All-NBA selection means a lot considering just one year ago he was recovering from two knee surgeries.
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John Wall knows what the Wizards need to upgrade
John Wall knows what the Wizards need to upgrade for next season if they want to reach the Conference Finals.
Beal thinks Wizards could have given Cavs a run for their money
If the Wizards had beaten Boston, they would have met the Cavaliers and Bradley Beal would have liked their chances.
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Jason Smith has some interesting plans for this summer
Wizards' big man Jason Smith has some interesting plans for this summer and Chris Miller may be able to help.
Bradley Beal thinks Wizards could have given Cavs trouble
Bradley Beal thinks Wizards could have given Cavs trouble in playoffs if they had beaten the Boston Celtics.
Wall's stellar year earns him All-NBA honors
John Wall has received All-NBA honors for the first time in his career, the NBA announced Thursday. 
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Could Wizards draft a backup PG from their own backyard?
The Wizards, who hold a second-round pick in the NBA Draft, met with a Maryland standout at the combine who's projected to go in the second round. 
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Will Satoransky or Oubre play summer league?
Here is an early look at the summer league status for several of the Wizards' young players.
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NBA Mock Draft: Post lottery, are top picks nearly locks?
Since the NBA Draft Lottery, new mock drafts show remarkable consensus about which players are going where in the first handful of picks.
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Oubre to work out with Beal, wants to follow his lead
Kelly Oubre, Jr. has highlighted teammate Bradley Beal as a model for what he would like to become.
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Morris reveals he's expecting baby in the fall
Markieff Morris's offseason should be uneventful aside from the birth of his daughter.
Keef: Brooks unsure at first, thought I was an 'a--hole'
Markieff Morris said he's developed a good relationship with head coach Scott Brooks, but admitted his coach didn't know what to make of him at first.
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Bogdanovic has specific goals for free agency this summer
Bojan Bogdanovic is a man with a plan as he enters free agency this summer.
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Who should the Wizards spend their money on?
Two days after the Wizards' season-ending loss, the Junkies discuss who the Wizards should sign with their cap space
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Who do you take No. 1: Markelle Fultz or Lonzo Ball?
With the NBA draft lottery now set, Rob Carlin and Brian Mitchell debate on STL if Markelle Fultz or Lonzo Ball should be selected with the No. 1 overall pick by the Celtics.
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Celtics get No. 1 pick in NBA draft
The Boston Celtics have won the NBA draft lottery Tuesday night, capitalizing on a trade they made with the Brooklyn Nets four years ago.
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Should Otto Porter get a max contract?
Tony Massenburg joined Rob Carlin and Brian Mitchell on STL Tuesday to discuss if Otto Porter should get a max contract from the Wizards this offseason.
Should Wizards look to move Marcin Gortat this offseason?
Tony Massenburg joined Rob Carlin and Brian Mitchell on STL Tuesday to discuss if the Wizards should look to move Marcin Gortat this offseason.
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What went wrong for Wizards at end of Game 7?
Tony Massenburg joined Rob Carlin and Brian Mitchell on STL Tuesday to explain what went wrong for the Wizards in their Game 7 loss to the Celtics.
Kelly Oubre updates status of playoff knee injury
Kelly Oubre updates the status of his knee injury that he suffered in the first round of the playoffs for the Wizards.
Wizards' Oubre to have procedure on right knee
Kelly Oubre, Jr. will indeed have a procedure done on his knee after suggesting he would earlier on Tuesday.
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Beal on him and John Wall as a tandem
Bradley Beal and John Wall took another step as a star tandem in 2016-17.
Beal thinks he and Wall could use more help at guard
Bradley Beal thinks he and John Wall could use more help at guard, a position that particularly struggled when it came to bench production this season.
Beal details what in his game he will work on this summer
Bradley Beal details what he's looking to improve in his game this summer following the best one of his career to date in 2016-17.
Bradley Beal hopes the Wizards re-sign Otto Porter
Bradley Beal hopes the Wizards re-sign Otto Porter after what many believe was a breakout season for him.
Beal: Scott Brooks brought 'respect' to Wizards locker room
Bradley Beal thinks Scott Brooks brought "respect" to the Wizards locker room during his first season as coach of the team.
Beal says Wizards can 'take a lot of good' out of season
Though disappointed by the season ending in a Game 7 loss in the second round, Bradley Beal thinks the Wizards can still "take a lot of good" out of the season that they had.
Beal on how he held up physically during 2016-17 season
Bradley Beal explains how he felt he held up physically during the 2016-17 season, the first of his young career in which he didn't have injury issues.
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Porter's teammates want him back, wonder if he'll get max
Otto Porter's teammates made it clear they want him back with the Wizards and for him to not leave in free agency.
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Areas for Wizards to address after 49-33 season
The season might be over, but basketball doesn't stop as the Wizards have plenty of moves and evaluations to make.
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Wall reflects on how Brooks changed Wizards in first season
John Wall describes how Scott Brooks has impacted the Wizards in his first season as head coach.
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Wall won't recruit FAs, says they'll want to join Wizards
John Wall doesn't think the Wizards will need his help recruiting free agents. He says players will see what Washington has built and want to be a part of it.
Wall on how Wizards can get over hump, bring back Porter
John Wall shared his perspective on what the Wizards have to do to get over the hump and into the Eastern Conference Finals.
Oubre not playing in Game 7 was 'shocking' to Wall
Kelly Oubre did not play at all in the Wizards' Game 7 loss to the Celtics. That shocked John Wall.
Wall proud of Beal's growth, says they're closer than ever
John Wall says his relationship with Bradley Beal is tighter than ever. He also said his backcourt mate deserved to be an All-Star this year.
Wall explains how Game 7 got away from Wizards
John Wall said multiple factors, including fatigue and defensive adjustments by the Celtics, ultimately proved too much in Game 7.
Massenburg on how far Wiz came, how far they have left to go
NBA analyst Tony Massenburg looked back on how much the Wizards improved over the course of their season. He also surveys how much work they still need to reach the conference finals.
Wizards' Otto Porter vague about his free agency future
Otto Porter is about to enter the biggest summer of his life, but he's not putting much pressure on himself.
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Porter calls season disappointing, not thinking about future
Otto Porter deflected any questions about his future with the Wizards, saying he was focused on the disappointment of losing Game 7.
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Oubre had MRI on knee, could require surgery
Kelly Oubre, Jr.'s right knee that gave him problems throughout the 2016-17 playoffs required an MRI last week.
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Gortat: 'Nobody respects centers anymore'
Washington Wizards center, Marcin Gortat says he made a ton of sacrifices for the team this season and rips into the value of a center into today's NBA.
Gortat is prepared for anything in regards to his future
With Ian Mahinmi's long contract, Marcin Gortat is prepared by any move that the Wizards could have in store for him in the future.
Brooks: Wizards fans were a part of the team's success
If it were not for the loyalty of the fans, the Wizards would not have been as successful this season according to Scott Brooks.
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Wizards' Game 7 loss was not because of the bench
Refusing to blame the bench for their Game 7 loss, Wizards head coach Scott Brooks praises the work of the bench and their progression in the season.
Brooks: 'We have a good team that should come back better'
Losing in the second round of the playoffs does not have Scott Brooks downplaying this season. 2017 was a year that will be a great stepping stone for the Washington Wizards future.
Gortat questions if Wizards are best fit for his future
Marcin Gortat, who only had six points in Game 7, doesn't sound pleased with how the big man's role has been de-emphasized.
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General view during the 2016 NBA draft lottery at New York Hilton Midtown.
2017 NBA Draft Lottery: How to Watch
The 2017 NBA Draft Lottery is on Tuesday night, which team will get rewarded for underperforming? 
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Conference finals or not, that was fun
The Wizards fell short in Game 7 and whether or not you want to label the season a success, it sure was as fun as possible.
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Chenier has changed his mind about Wizards season being a success
After sleeping on it, Phil Chenier has reevaluated whether the Wizards season should be considered a success.
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Phil Chenier sees Wizards future bright with Wall and Beal
CSN Wizards analyst Phil Chenier sees the Wizards future being bright with John Wall and Bradley Beal on their team, but says they still need more stars.
Chenier:Season isn't successful until you get further
CSN Wizards analyst Phil Chenier has changed his mind on whether or not the Wizards should consider this season a success.
Chenier on Wizards not picking up on Celtics' tendencies
CSN Wizards analyst Phil Chenier on the Wizards not picking up on Celtics tendencies throughout the series
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Wizards couldn't overcome major problem late vs. Celtics
The defensive lapses not only caught up with the Wizards but ended their season one game short of the Eastern Conference finals.
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Celtics' Smart on Wall in Game 7: 'His legs were gone'
Celtics guard Marcus Smart believes John Wall wore down and had little left by the end of Game 7.
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John Wall and Beal Beal react to falling short vs. Celtics
John Wall and Beal Beal feel this season wasn't a success after losing in second round to Celtics.
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Add Kelly Olynyk to list of unexpected D.C. sports nightmares
Kelly Olynyk came out of nowhere to put down the Wizards and end their season. Because of course he did.
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The two most pleasant developments from the Wizards' season
Rob Carlin and Brian Mitchell chose to search for bright spots after Game 7, and found two things the Wizards should be very pleased about from this season.
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Otto Porter on Wizards after Game 7: 'We'll be back'
Upcoming free agent Otto Porter on Wizards after Game 7 loss to Celtics: 'We'll be back'
Gortat says Wizards defense lost them Game 7
Marcin Gortat says Wizards defense lost them Game 7 to Celtics, particularly against Kelly Olynk.
May 15 is a dark day on Wizards' calendar
May 15 has been a brutal day for the Wizards in their last three playoff runs. The coincidence is hard to ignore.
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Brooks: Wizards established identity but are still hungry
Following Game 7, Scott Brooks told reporters he and his players are disappointed with the way the year ended, but that he's also proud of the steps they took.
J. Michael grades Wizards season, how they could've gotten A
Wizards Insider J. Michael takes a look at the big picture after their Game 7 loss in Boston and tries to assign a grade to the Wizards' season as a whole.
Wizards lose Game 7 to Celtics, fall short of East Finals
The Wizards couldn't get stops in the fourth quarter and lost in Game 7 to the Boston Celtics, who move on to face the Cavs.
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Garrett Temple on Wall and Beal's development
Former Wizards player Garrett Temple on John Wall and Bradley Beal's development
Stream pre- and postgame coverage of Wizards-Celtics on CSN
Watch pre- and postgame coverage of tonight's Wizards-Celtics playoff game on CSN or live right here.
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'Fighter' tendencies of Markieff Morris keep him on court
The ankle injury to Markieff Morris in Game 1 had his availability in doubt all series but he has come through going into Game 7 tonight.
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John Wall talks defense, having fun and Game 7 mindset
John Wall touched on various topics as he prepares for his biggest game as a pro, Game 7 against the Boston Celtics with a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals on the line.
John Wall's confidence is sky-high heading into Game 7
John Wall's iconic Game 6 3-pointer will be remembered for years to come, but does he think it will elevate his career?
How can the Wizards carry over the good, not bad from Game 6
Wizards center Jason Smith weighs in on Game 7 vs. the Celtics and how the team can take the positives from Game 6 and apply it to Game 7.
Brooks on Game 7: 'We all dream about this game as a kid'
Game 7, the two best words in sports. It's the game every kid played out in the drive wayor backyard. Wizards coach Scott Brooks shared his thoughts ahead on Game 7 vs. the Boston Celtics.
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Wizards feel confident heading into Game 7, have packed for Cleveland
The Wizards have already packed for Cleveland and feel good going into Game 7.
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'Bullets Fever' anthem gets an amazing, timely update
A current version of an old DC basketball classic just in time for the Wizards-Celtics Game 7. 
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Winters-Scott: 'Everybody's got to come on board' in Game 7
CSN Wizards analyst Christy Winters-Scott on the Wizards not relying just on their stars to perform in Game 7.
Winters-Scott on Wiz mentality in Game 7: 'No plays off'
CSN Wizards analyst Christy Winters-Scott on the key to winning Game 7 on that road.
Game 7 like graduation day for Wall and Beal
“Those guys are not babies anymore," Ian Mahinmi said about John Wall and Bradley Beal ahead of Game 7.
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Wizards at Celtics Game 7: How and what to watch
The Wizards and Celtics continue their second round playoff series on Monday night. Here's all you need to know.
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Why Wall's game-winning 3 was biggest shot in VC history
Former Wizard Tony Massenburg believes John Wall's 3-pointer to win Game 6 was the biggest shot in Verizon Center history.
Are the Celtics already looking past the Wizards?
Avery Bradley's comments on Sunday seem to indicate the Celtics are already looking ahead to the Cavaliers. 
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Best fan reactions to Wall's game-winning 3
John Wall's game-winning 3-pointer inspired some amazing fan reaction on social media.
Mahinmi shares Game 7 wisdom with Wizards teammates
Ian Mahinmi is the only Wizards player with experience playing in a playoff Game 7.
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Bryce Harper said he wants to be like John Wall
Bryce Harper had an amazing day on Saturday and afterwards he said he just wanted to be like John Wall.
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Wall's hard work pays off with career moment
John Wall has been working on his three-point shot for years. In Game 6, it all came to fruition.
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Bradley Beal smart to go after Celtics' bigs on switches
There's a weak spot in every team's coverage, and Washington found Boston's in Game 6 and itt gave life to Bradley Beal.
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Markieff Morris
Markieff Morris on why he smacked Stephen A. Smith
He said it was "the only thing I could really do."
The keys to Wizards-Celtics Game 7
Lou Holder and Glenn Consor on what to look for in Game 7 between the Wizards and Celtics Monday night.
Celtics wear black
Boston writer slams Celtics for wearing all black to Game 6
As if it weren't bad enough they wore all black and then lost, now the Celtics are taking heat from their own city.
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Breaking down John Wall's Game 6 winning shot
Here's exactly how that shot played out, forcing a Game 7 between the Wizards and Celtics.
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Morris on injury before Game 7: '(Expletive) this ankle'
Markieff Morris is still managing a serious left ankle sprain that he incurred in Game 1 vs. Boston.
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Upon review, Celtics and Wizards benefit from missed calls
Avery Bradley and Al Horford got away with infractions in the final 41.2 seconds though Boston was denied one full extra second at the end.
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10 Questions: Get to know Mystics' Elena Delle Donne
Chris Miller sits down with Washington Mystics star and former WNBA MVP Elena Delle Donne. What is her hidden talent? What about the one rule she would change if she was commissioner for a day?
Markieff Morris explains why he slapped Stephen A. Smith on the butt
Markieff Morris was happy to help out all the First Take haters by slapping Stephen A. Smith on the butt.
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Call late in Wizards-Celtics Game 6 has Boston fans angry
The Wizards were helped by a bad call by the referees late in their Game 6 win over the Celtics.
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John Wall became a bonafide superstar last night
Dozens of pro athletes and celebrities took to Twitter to praise John Wall's game-winning shot. 
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Wizards-Celtics going to Game 7 is what everyone wanted
The Wizards and Celtics are set for a Game 7 and it just makes so much sense.
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Wall put the Wizards on his back when they needed him most
John Wall didn't close like a player who'd missed 11 of his first 12 shots as he made his first go-ahead three in the final 10 seconds of a game.
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John Wall talks clutch shots and getting one more shot
John Wall hit one of the biggest shots in Wizards history. But the superstar guard is just glad they get to play Game 7.
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Morris, Wall get laughs out of Celtics' funeral game attempt
The Wizards wore all black in January and routed the Celtics, who failed to close out their heated rival Friday.
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Chenier delivers for Wizards again, sets Verizon crowd on fire
Phil Chenier added to his legend Friday night with a Game 6 hype video that brought the house down. 
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STL: Wall silenced all the critics with Game 6 winner
After repeated criticism toward John Wall, the SportsTalk Live crew had to respond, but not until John Wall did it for himself, hitting the game-winner in Game 6.
Watch Phil Chenier's awesome Game 6 Jumbotron video
Late in Game 6 vs. the Celtics with the season on the line, legendary broadcaster Phil Chenier appeared on the Verizon Center Jumbotron to issue a message to Wizards fans. Listen to what he said.
Gortat breaks down hectic Game 6, looks forward to Game 7
Marcin Gortat has played with John Wall for four years, but he's glad to see his buddy hit such a big game-winner to force Game 7.
VIDEO: Keef smacked the heck out of Stephen A's butt
The scene at Verizon Center got wild after the Wizards edged the Celtics in Game 6. 
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Avery Bradley denies Celtics planned wearing all-black
After losing Game 6, one in which the Celtics arrived to Verizon Center in all-black, Avery Bradley said it was a random coincidence.
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Thomas thinks it's ridiculous Wizards were motivated by all-black stunt
The Boston Celtics found out the hard way on Friday night exactly how an all-black stunt can backfire.
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Morris on Celtics' all-black: Man they want to be us so bad
After a big Game 6 win, one in which the Celtics showed up to wearing all-black like the Wizards did earlier in the season, Markieff Morris was sure to let everyone know leads and who follows.
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Wizards 92, Celtics 91
John Wall wins Game 6, celebrates with entire arena
John Wall hit a deep 3-pointer with under five seconds left to force Game 7 vs. the Celtics. He was sure to let the entire Verizon Center know whose city it is.
What did it take to force Game 7? 'It took heart'
Bradley Beal was out of breath and almost out of words following a crazy ending to Game 6 vs. the Celtics.
DC belongs to John Wall now
Washington, D.C. belongs to John Wall now. He earned it thanks to his Game 6 heroics.
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Takeaways from Wizards' thrilling victory in Game 6 vs. Celtics
The Wizards won an instant classic to tie up their series with the Celtics on Friday night.
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John Wall wins Game 6 with superstar moment
Game 6 didn't lack drama at the end. That is for sure. 
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Wall pulls absurd spin move around Olynyk to rim
John Wall spun Kelly Olynyk's head with a ridiculous move to the basket for a layup. 
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Morris elbows Brown in face in Wizards-Celtics Game 6
Markieff Morris got Celtics rookie Jaylen Brown good with an elbow to the face on a rebound in Game 6.
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Criticism of John Wall nothing more than hot air
Radio host Colin Cowherd once again trotted out tired criticism of John Wall. CSN's Chris Miller had to set the record straight once and for all before Game 6.
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Chris Miller rips Colin Cowherd for continued Wall criticism
CSN's Chris Miller knows John Wall better than most. It's why he has such strong, poignant thoughts on the unwarranted criticism that radio host Colin Cowherd continually lobs toward the Wizards' superstar.
D.C. sports stars turn out for huge Game 6
Washington's star athletes took advantage of a night off to show up in support of the Wizards. 
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Brooks responds to Celtics' all black clothing
The Wizards wore all black during a regular season game in a blowout so the Celtics are returning the favor with higher stakes.
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Celtics wear all black during arrival for Game 6 vs. Wizards
In a jab at the Wizards, members of the Celtics arrived for Game 6 in Washington wearing all black outfits.
Celtics arrived dressed to kill
Remember the "Funeral Game" from back in January? Judging by how the Celtics players dressed for Game 6, they do. 
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Stream pre- and postgame coverage of Wizards-Celtics on CSN
Watch pre- and postgame coverage of tonight's Wizards-Celtics playoff game on CSN or live right here.
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Avery Bradley badly wants to close out Wizards in D.C.
Winning a playoff series is as fun as it gets in the NBA, but to Avery Bradley, a certain factor can make the feeling even sweeter.
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Does John Wall have the same characteristics as the greats?
CSN Wizards analyst Tony Massenburg on John Wall's will to win.
Massenburg explains the struggle of winning on the road
As a former baller himself, Tony Massenburg explains why it is so hard to get a win while playing on the road
Massenburg:'Other guys have to step up'
CSN Wizards analyst Tony Massenburg on what the Wizards need to do to beat the Celtics in Game 6.
Tony Massenburg's Game 6 predicition
Defense, defense, defense. Massenburg has one word for the Wizards heading into their must-win Game 6 against the Boston Celtics.
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Wizards vs. Celtics Game 6: How and what to watch
The Wizards and Celtics continue their second round playoff series on Friday night. Here's all you need to know.
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Wizards need to forget about Game 5 and move forward
There are no takeaways from the last game according to Tony Massenburg. Team just needs to find out how to focus and get the series to a Game 7.
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How momentary distraction has pushed Wizards to the brink
Easily distracted at times, the Wizards got off on the wrong foot in Game 5 which led to them being blown out.
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Delle Donne has message for Wizards, talks defending Thomas
Newest Mystic Elena Delle Donne was asked for her analysis of the Wizards-Celtics series and how she suggests guarding Isaiah Thomas.
Brooks says Wizards have track record of rising to occasion
Wizards head coach Scott Brooks reframed the conversation about the Celtics taking a 3-2 series lead, saying his team is excited to be two games away from the Eastern Conference Finals.
How do the Wizards improve their defensive efforts?
CSN Wizards play-by-play announcer Steve Buckhantz on the adjustments that need to be made on the Wizards defensive side.
Steve Buckhantz on what went wrong in Wizards Game 5 loss
Wizards play-by-play announcer Steve Buckhantz on what went wrong for the Wizards during their loss against the Celtics
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How Celtics flipped the script on Wizards in Game 5
Before the Wizards knew what hit them with a 16-0 run in the first quarter at TD Garden, they were down 3-2 in the series.
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Wall, Beal happy with how Oubre handled taunts from Celtics fans
Kelly Oubre's teammates were proud with how he handled the chants he got in Game 5.
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Wall on how Celtics set the tone in Game 5
John Wall on how Celtics set the tone in Wizards' Game 5 loss.
Bradley Beal on Boston's Oubre chants
Bradley Beal on Boston fans chanting Kelly Oubre's name in Game 5
Morris: Wiz figured out Celtics' adjustment, but too late
The Celtics were leaking out, leading to fast-break points. But by the time Washington realized and adjusted, the lead was too large to overcome.
Beal breaks down a disappointing Game 5 for Wizards
Bradley Beal breaks down a disappointing Game 5 for Wizards, how they let Avery Bradley go off.
Celtics beat Wizards at their own game in Boston
The Celtics attacked the Wizards in transition and were the more physical team in Boston's Game 5 victory at home.
Mahinmi says Game 5 got away from Wizards 'from the get-go'
In a one-on-one with CSN's Chris Miller, Ian Mahinmi said he felt the Celtics were the more active team on defense, jumping on the Wizards early.
The Wizards had a watch party, and the Celtics ruined it
TAP Sports Bar at the MGM had all the makings of a top-notch Wizards viewing party. And then the Celtics had the nerve to ruin it.
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Takeaways from Wizards' blowout loss to Celtics
Game 5 was an absolute disaster for the Wizards, who were blown out from the opening tip.
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Game 7 loss means DC remains nation's home of playoff heartbreak
With the Capitals' loss to the Penguins in Game 7, Washington, D.C. remains in the professional sports cellar when it comes to playoff success.
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Olynyk sets hard screen on Oubre early in Game 5
There was a moment in the first half of Game 5 on Wednesday night that may have had many fans watching say "here we go again."
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Celtics fans chant Oubre's name during Game 5
Kelly Oubre, Jr. expected boos from Celtics fans and that's exactly what he got in Game 5.
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Buckhantz and Chenier on meeting celebrities on the road
Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier on meeting celebrities like Marvin Gaye, Larry David and Jack Nicholson on the road
Thomas fined for verbal altercation with Wizards fan
Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas has been fined for using inappropriate language in an exchange with a Wizards fan. 
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Watch pre- and postgame coverage of Wizards-Celtics on CSN
Watch pre- and postgame coverage of tonight's Wizards-Celtics playoff game on CSN+.
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Jason Smith on meeting with Will Ferrell
Wizards big man Jason Smith talks to CSN's Chris Miller about a random, chance meeting with professional funnyman Will Ferrell, who stopped by to wish the Wizards good luck against the Celtics.
Oubre says Boston boos can't be as bad as Kansas State
Whatever takes place at TD Garden tonight probably won't compare to Kelly Oubre's experience playing for Kansas for one year.
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Will Ferrell visits with Wizards before Game 5
If any of the Wizards needed a good laugh before tonight's pivotal game 5, they found the right guy. 
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Antonio Daniels doesn't think Oubre should have been suspended
Daniels, a former NBA player himself, has some choice words when it comes to players calling out one another for being a "dirty player."
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Oubre is ready to embrace the boos in Boston, feel alive
Kelly Oubre, Jr. isn't just ready for the boos in Boston, he's ready to soak them in.
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Will the Wizards get their first road win against Boston?
Former Wizard and NBA analyst Antonio Daniels joined the Junkies to discuss whether the Wizards will get their first road win against Boston in Game 5.
Daniels: 'Guys never intentionally hurt one another'
Ahead of Game 5, former Wizards guard and NBA analyst Antonio Daniels on how the refs will be on high alert tonight and if he thinks the Oubre suspension was appropriate.
Daniels: 'John Wall is now officially a problem'
Former Wizards guard and NBA analyst Antonio Daniels on how John Wall has become a force to be reckoned with.
Bradley Beal Wizards Celtics
Beal still making big impact despite 3s not falling
For the playoffs, Bradley Beal is shooting less than 30% from three-point range but he has contributed to slowing down Isaiah Thomas.
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How can the Wizards take a game on the road against Celtics?
John Feinstein explains what the Wizards need to do in order to take a game on the road in their second-round series against the Celtics.
John Wall
Wall, Brooks excited for Capitals Game 7 vs. Penguins
Even though they won't be able to watch it because of their own game, Wizards guard John Wall and coach Scott Brooks are excited about the Capitals' Game 7 Wednesday night against the Penguins.
Isaiah Thomas
Will Isaiah Thomas get more calls in his favor in Game 5?
Chris Miller and J. Michael discuss if it should be expected that Celtics star Isaiah Thomas will get more calls in his favor in Game 5 after publicly voicing his displeasure with the officiating following...
Chris Miller J. Michael
Can the Wizards beat the Celtics on the road?
Chris Miller and J. Michael discuss if the Wizards have it in them to get a win against the Celtics on the road in a series in which home-court advantage has seemingly played a big role.
Otto Porter Wizards Celtics
Wizards at Celtics Game 5: How and what to watch
The Wizards and Celtics continue their second round playoff series on Wednesday night. Here's all you need to know.
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Brooks' advice to Oubre? 'Bring some ear plugs'
With Kelly Oubre set to return from suspension to play Game 5 in Boston, Scott Brooks says he'll need to be prepared for the noise.
Markieff Morris Wizards Hawks
Morris not happy with story: 'Whoever wrote that is an a--hole'
Markieff Morris had some harsh words for the author of a story ranking the top power forwards in the NBA.
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Wall's advice for Oubre returning from suspension in Boston
Kelly Oubre is in for some major booing as he returns from a one-game suspension to play in Boston. John Wall spoke about how Oubre can keep his cool.
Take it from Wall: Thomas complaining about refs won't work
Isaiah Thomas complained after Game 4 that he's not getting enough calls. John Wall knows from experience that tactic doesn't work.
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Morris didn't think jokes about him switching with his twin were funny
It turns out Marcus Morris thought the jokes about him switching with his twin brother Markeff for Game 2 were funnier than Markieff did.
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Wizards Tipoff podcast, Ep. 11 - Is Keef the best quote on D.C. sports?
On the latest episode of the Wizards Tipoff podcast, we appreciate Markieff Morris as a quote.
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Looking for a Wizards' Death Row D.C. T-shirt?
Markieff Morris loves how the Death Row D.C. thing is catching on. Can you buy the shirts, though?
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Kelly Oubre USAT
Oubre's funny story about watching Game 4 while suspended
Kelly Oubre, Jr. heard it a lot from his father after being suspended for Game 4 between the Wizards and Celtics.
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Wizards exercise overwhelming size advantage
The rebounding has been lopsided in the last two games as the Wizards went from just plus-three in the first two to plus-26.
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Green calls out Olynyk? Takes one to know one
Draymond Green called Kelly Olynyk a dirty player on Monday, which drew a reaction from Julie Donaldson and Brian Mitchell on SportsTalk Live.
Remember when GMs disrespected Wall's passing?
Before John Wall averaged a career-high 10.7 assists and was filling highlight reels with passes like the one he delivered in Game 4, he was off the radar.
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Isaiah Thomas Wizards Celtics
Film proves how Wizards have taken away Celtics' Thomas
The seven-game series has turned in Washington's favor, but can they do it on the road where they've yet to win at TD Garden this season?
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Barkley says Wall is second best in Eastern Conference
The national perspective of John Wall is changing. Add Charles Barkley to the list of fans of the All-Star guard. 
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Warriors' Green shares Wizards' sentiments on Olynyk
Draymond Green is a polarizing figure, but the Warriors forward just said something that many Wizards fans and players are likely to agree with.
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Thomas calls out teammates after Game 4 for being 'shook'
Isaiah Thomas accused his teammates of being "shook" after their Game 4 loss to the Wizards.
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Breaking down the Wizards' incredible 26-0 run vs. Celtics
Here are some numbers to consider about the Wizards' amazing third-quarter run vs. the Celtics in Game 4.
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