John Wall (right) and the Washington Wizards bested Isaiah Thomas (left) and the Boston Celtics 116-89 in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at Verizon Center in D.C. on May 4. (Courtesy of the Wizards via Twitter)
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Wizards Blow Out Celtics in Game 3 as Tempers Boil

The outcome of Thursday’s Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals between the Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics was decided fairly early on. But a handful of in-game incidents kept the drama level high at Verizon Center and ratcheted up the tension between the two teams going forward. [read more…]

Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris looks to pass in the second quarter of the Wizards' 105-91 win against the New Orleans Pelicans at Verizon Center in northwest D.C. on Feb. 4. (John De Freitas/The Washington Informer)
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Wiz Clamp Down on Davis, Pelicans, Win 17th Straight at Home

John Wall had 24 points, 13 assists and five steals, and the Washington Wizards’ stifling defense held Anthony Davis and the New Orleans Pelicans scoreless over the final 5:52 of a 105-91 win Saturday at Verizon Center in northwest D.C., the team’s 17th consecutive home victory. [read more…]