Sports Archives

Sports Blog Archives

Find below the blogs I’ve written covering the Washington Wizards, the NBA, College Basketball, and other leagues. The top 3 are featured posts.  The rest of the complete archive you can view via below links.

Wiz Of Awes Wiz Of Awes – John Wall and Bradley Beal Leading the Wizards to Success

Washington Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley Beal have propelled the team to five straight home wins against some of the NBA’s best.  They have combined to average 46.7 points per game, good for 5th best backcourt average in the league.

The Great Wall of Chinatown The Great Wall of Chinatown – The NBA All Star Game is Coming to The Big Easy (Again)

The 2017 NBA All-Star Game was recently moved from Charlotte, NC to New Orleans, LA.  In this blog I took a look at what the game coming to New Orleans means for the league, players and fans from a local’s perspective.

The Great Wall of Chinatown The Great Wall of Chinatown – Ranking The League’s Starting Point Guards

Along with our other two writers, we ranked the starting point guards in the NBA from 1 to 30 for the upcoming 2016-17 season.  Each writer made a list and the lists were averaged to get the overall rankings.  Each of us covered 10-11 players, writing about a paragraph per player.


Great Wall of Chinatown Archive


 

WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 07: Otto Porter Jr. #22 of the Washington Wizards goes up for a shot against Jae Crowder #99 of the Boston Celtics in the first half in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at Verizon Center on May 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

 

TORONTO, ON – MARCH 30: Mike Scott #32 of the Atlanta Hawks drives to the basket as Jonas Valanciunas #17 and DeMar DeRozan #10 of the Toronto Raptors defend during the second half of an NBA game at the Air Canada Centre on March 30, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

 

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 06: Otto Porter Jr. #22 of the Washington Wizards celebrates after hitting a three pointer against the Minnesota Timberwolves at Verizon Center on January 6, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

 

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 05: Bojan Bogdanovic #44 of the Washington Wizards celebrates with teammates after making the game-winning basket against the Orlando Magic during the second half at Verizon Center on March 5, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

 

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 16: Otto Porter Jr. #22 of the Washington Wizards dribbles the ball against the Atlanta Hawks in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards’ RFA Otto Porter Expected to Meet With Teams This Weekend

 

WASHINGTON, DC – JANUARY 18: Otto Porter Jr. #22 of the Washington Wizards celebrates after hitting a three point shot against the Memphis Grizzlies at Verizon Center on January 18, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards’ RFA Otto Porter Expected to Meet With Teams This Weekend

 

NEW ORLEANS, LA – FEBRUARY 23: Omri Casspi #18 of the New Orleans Pelicans warms up before a game against the Houston Rockets at the Smoothie King Center on February 23, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards: Free Agent Options, Small Forward Omri Casspi

 

Feb 28, 2017; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) gestures to fans against the Golden State Warriors at Verizon Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

 

WASHINGTON, DC – NOVEMBER 02: Otto Porter Jr. #22 of the Washington Wizards celebrates after scoring against the Toronto Raptors in the first half at Verizon Center on November 2, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

 

BOSTON, MA – APRIL 30: Marcin Gortat #13 of the Washington Wizards talks with John Wall #2 during the third quarter of Game One of the Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on April 30, 2017 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards 2017 Season Review: Marcin Gortat

Wiz of Awes – Wizards: Free Agent Options, Kings Guard Ben McLemore

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards 2017 Season Review: Bradley Beal

Wiz of Awes – Kelly Oubre to Serve as Ambassador at New York Fashion Week

Wiz of Awes – Wall Recruiting Paul George to Washington According to ESPN

Wiz of Awes – Ex-Wizard Garrett Temple Wins Vote for VP of the NBPA

Wiz of AWes – Bradley Beal Hosts Kids Camp, Schools Kids in the Process

Wiz of Awes – Danuel House Returning To Wizards For 2017 NBA Summer League

Wiz of Awes – John Wall Left off Both NBA All-Defensive Teams

Wiz of Awes – Ex-Wizards Show Up Clutch in the 1st Game of the Big 3

Wiz of Awes – Wait John Wall Has a Wrist Injury?

Wiz of Awes – Wall Co-Signs Wale’s Notion: Caron Butler as New Broadcaster

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards Summer League Signees: Marcus Keene

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards Undrafted Free Agent Round Up

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards Sign Villanova’s Kris Jenkins for Camp

Wiz of Awes – Wizards Stand Pat, Don’t Trade Back Into NBA Draft

Wiz of Awes – Will the Wizards Trade Back Into the 2017 NBA Draft?

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards Plan to Move on From Guard Trey Burke

Wiz of Awes – Report: Wizards Trade 52nd Pick in NBA Draft for Tim Frazier

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards Tuesday Roundup W/ Words from Grunfeld

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards: A Who’s Who of Death Row DC

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards Finally Buy NBA G-League Affiliate

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards 2017 NBA Mock Draft Round Up – June 20

Wiz of Awes – Mailbag: Wittman Still Coach, Melo Comes Home, Gortat Trades

Wiz of Awes – Aldridge Mentions Wiz As Possible Paul George Destination

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards 2017 Season Review: Markieff Morris

Wiz of Awes – Wizards: Free Agent Options, Warriors Guard Ian Clark

Wiz of Awes – Wizards: Las Vegas Summer League Schedule Released

Wiz of Awes – Are Local Players Finally Starting to Want to Come Home?

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards: John Wall’s Endorsements Roll In

Wiz of Awes -Washington Wizards 2017 Season Review: Ian Mahinmi

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards 2017 Season Review: Bojan Bogdanovic

Wiz of Awes – Reports: Ex-Wizard Jan Vesely Drawing Interest from 3 Teams

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards 2017 Season Review: Brandon Jennings

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards 2017 Season Review: Trey Burke

Wiz of Awes – Revisiting When the Washington Wizards Won the NBA Finals

Wiz of Awes – Who Will Replace Phil Chenier on Wizards Broadcasts?

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards 2017 Season Review: Tomas Satoransky

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards 2016-2017 End of Season Awards

Wiz of Awes – Meet The Washington Wizards First Pre-Draft Invitees

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards 2017 Season Review: Jason Smith

Wiz of Awes – Who Will Be the Washington Wizards’ Official Logo Sponsor?

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards 2017 Season Review: Kelly Oubre Jr.

Wiz of Awes – Is Melo Trimble the Right Pick for the Washington Wizards?

Wiz of Awes – John Wall Deserves to See the Bigger Picture This Offseason

Wiz of Awes – John Wall Should Have Made All-NBA Second Team

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards’ John Wall selected to All-NBA Third Team

Wiz of Awes – Wizards’ Marcin Gortat Voices Concern Over His Fit With Team

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards Fall to Celtics in Game 7, 115-105

Wiz of Awes – What the Washington Wizards Must Do To Get a Win in Game 7

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards: What Game 6 Means To Me

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards Get Destroyed in Boston, Face Elimination

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards: Bradley Beal’s Game 4 Performance

Wiz of Awes – Monday Mailbag: How Important Has Mahinmi Been to Wizards?

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards Use Huge 3rd Quarter to Claim Game 4

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards: How They Contained Isaiah Thomas in Gm 3

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards Blitz Boston from the Tip, Take Game 3

Wiz of Awes – Wizards Announce Giveaways for Games 3 & 4 of Second Round

Wiz of Awes – Washington Wizards Allow Thomas to Score 53, Fall in OT

Wiz of Awes – Wizards Must Stick Together Through Postseason Struggles

Wiz of Awes – 3 Takes: Wiz Take Care of Business Against NYK, Hold On Late

Wiz of Awes – 3 Takes: Wizards Come Back In LA, Clinch Division Title

Wiz of Awes – Three Things To Improve Before the NBA Playoffs Begin

Wiz of Awes – 3 Takes: Playing From Behind Catches Up To Wizards in Minny 

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