Washington Wizards

Magic clinch playoff berth after Wizards loss

The Magic clinched the final playoff berth in the Eastern Conference after the Wizards were eliminated from contention following a loss to the Pelicans on Friday.

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Magic Clinch Playoff Spot, Wizards Eliminated from Contention After Pelicans Win

The Orlando Magic clinched a playoff spot for the second straight season by virtue of the New Orleans Pelicans ' 118-107 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night...

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2 hours ago, Bleacher Report, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Entergy postgame wrap: Pelicans 118, Wizards 107

After a sluggish first half, New Orleans cranked up its defensive intensity to such a degree Friday that it nearly forced Washington into

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2 hours ago, New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Liberty wins first game, beats Washington Mystics, 74-66

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images Finally! Amanda Zahui B. scored 14 points and grabbed 14 rebounds while Kia Nurse scored 17 points as the New York Liberty gave head coach Walt Hopkins his first career win with a 74-66 victory over the Washington Mystics Friday night. Liberty players laid...

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5 hours ago, NetsDaily, Brooklyn Nets, Washington Wizards

Jrue Holiday’s 28 points and inspired play from several reserves lead Pelicans to 118-107 victory over Wizards

Photo by Kim Klement - Pool/Getty Images Frank Jackson, Nicolo Melli and Josh Hart provided a much-needed boost The New Orleans Pelicans overcame the absence of Zion Williamson and an early nine-point deficit to defeat the winless Washington Wizards, 118-107 Friday night in Orlando. They improve to...

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6 hours ago, The Bird Writes, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Recap: Wizards lose to the Pelicans, 118-107

Photo by Kim Klement - Pool/Getty Images This loss to the Pelicans has officially eliminated the Wizards from playoff contention. This game kicked off with the Washington Wizards in control for much of the 1st half. The Wizards would go up by as much as 9 points thanks in part to due to the play...

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6 hours ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards, New Orleans Pelicans

Recap: Mystics extend losing streak; fall to NY Liberty 77-64

Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images The Mystics have to figure out what’s wrong and fast! The Washington Mystics (3-3) lose again for the third time in a row, but this time to a (at first) winless New York Liberty (1-5) team, 77-64. It clearly wasn’t a problem for the Liberty who hadn’t won...

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7 hours ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Zion Williamson OUT vs Washington Wizards

The Washington Wizards won’t get a chance to face off against Zion Williamson in his rookie season. The Washington Wizards need a win. Halfway through the seeding games, they are 0-4, joining the Memphis Grizzlies as the only winless teams in the bubble. Luckily, the Wizards have a good chance...

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10 hours ago, Wiz of Awes, Washington Wizards

Pelicans holding out Zion for rest against Wizards

Coming off a 22-minute outing Thursday, Zion Williamson has been ruled out for Friday's game against the Wizards.

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10 hours ago, ESPN, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Zion Williamson sitting out Pelicans-Wizards (rest)

Zion Williamson sitting out Pelicans-Wizards (rest)

The Pelicans have been one of the NBA's most disappointing teams in the bubble.

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11 hours ago, NBC Sports, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Mystics vs. Liberty GameThread

Photo by Stephen Gosling/NBAE via Getty Images Now this should be a win Washington! No excuses! The Washington Mystics have no choice tonight, but to bounce back and stay within the top-8 in the league if they do not want to fight for the rest of the season. Yes it’s early but with only 22 games this...

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11 hours ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Zion Williamson Will Rest for Pelicans vs. Wizards Because of Back-to-Back Games

New Orleans Pelicans star Zion Williamson will sit out Friday's game against the Washington Wizards for rest on the second day of a back-to-back. The 2019 No...

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11 hours ago, Bleacher Report, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Zion Williamson out vs. Wizards due to rest in back-to-back

Like each of the 22 NBA teams participating in the league’s restart at Disney, the New Orleans Pelicans have one scheduled back-to-

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11 hours ago, New Orleans Pelicans, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

New Orleans Pelicans vs Wizards: New Orleans Needs to Get Right Fast

The New Orleans Pelicans need to blow the Wizards of the floor. The New Orleans Pelicans suffered their most disappointing loss of the season to the Sacramento Kings, which may change how the game against the Wizards is played. I’d wanted to write all about how head coach Alvin Gentry could use...

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12 hours ago, Pelican Debrief, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Phoenix Suns have Zion and the Wizards to thank for ushering in their new era

The Phoenix Suns have Zion Williamson and the Washington Wizards to thank for ushering in their new era of great basketball. While there are a few teams who have looked really good in the bubble thus far (Raptors, Nuggets, Celtics to name a few), no one has been more of a breakout than the Phoenix […] Phoenix...

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13 hours ago, Valley of the Suns, Phoenix Suns, Washington Wizards

Game thread: Zion Williamson out (rest) as New Orleans Pelicans battle Washington Wizards

Photo by David Sherman/NBAE via Getty Images It’s the 2nd night of a back-to-back, what’d you expect? The New Orleans Pelicans announced earlier in the day that the team will be without Zion Williamson for tonight’s contest against the Washington Wizards. The Pelicans are playing on the second night...

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13 hours ago, The Bird Writes, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

The WNBA reports no coronavirus cases in Florida bubble since July 10

Emma Meesseman and the Washington Mystics have also stayed safe from the coronavirus while in their bubble in Bradenton, Florida. | Photo by Stephen Gosling/NBAE via Getty Images The Washington Mystics and all other teams have been able to hold practices and play games safely in Bradenton, Florida,...

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15 hours ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

NBA Preview: Pelicans must beat Wizards to keep puncher’s chance of reaching play-in tournament

Photo by Tyler Kaufman/NBAE via Getty Images With Washington severely undermanned, New Orleans needs to prevail. Are the New Orleans Pelicans fast becoming one of the NBA Campus’ most disappointing teams? After falling behind by as much as 42 against the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday night, the...

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20 hours ago, The Bird Writes, New Orleans Pelicans, Washington Wizards

Wizney World Blog: A month in the bubble

It's been exactly a month in the bubble for the Wizards.

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1 day ago, Washington Wizards, Washington Wizards

Preview: Mystics face off against Ionescu-less and winless Liberty

Photo by Stephen Gosling/NBAE via Getty Images Can the Mystics keep the Liberty win-less? The Washington Mystics (3-2) are taking on the New York Liberty (0-5) for the first time this season. Game Info When: Friday, August 7 at 7 p.m. ET Where: IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida How to watch: ESPN2;...

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1 day ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

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