Wizards outlast Bulls in overtime to take 2-0 lead in series

Apr 23, 2014

Wizards outlast Bulls in overtime to take 2-0 lead in series

This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed. Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 points in overtime and the Wizards beat ...

Wizards stage late comeback

Apr 21, 2014

Wizards stage late comeback

Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it any better than this. Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to ...

LeBron sits as Heat lose, hand Pacers top seed

Apr 15, 2014

LeBron sits as Heat lose, hand Pacers top seed

LeBron James’ only visible significant role was that of postgame heckler, interrupting Michael Beasley’s interview amid a loose, upbeat locker room that normally wouldn’t jibe with a 21-point loss — or throwing in a towel in the race for a No. 1 seed. James ...

Wizards wrap up playoff berth with win over Celtics

Apr 3, 2014

Wizards wrap up playoff berth with win over Celtics

John Wall was waving his towel as time expired. He joined his teammates at center court and did a little dance in the middle of a celebratory huddle. He gave Bradley Beal a bear hug from behind and also hugged and thanked coach Randy ...

Wall eclipses Durant; Wizards end Thunder's 10-game streak

Feb 2, 2014

Wall eclipses Durant; Wizards end Thunder's 10-game streak

The first half ended with a case of the Marquee Miscues. Kevin Durant lost the ball to John Wall, and Wall then missed an open fast-break layup at the horn. It was Durant’s fourth turnover and Wall’s seventh miss in a row. At halftime, ...

Collins reveals he is gay to S.I.

May 1, 2013

Collins reveals he is gay to S.I.

Jason Collins on Monday became the first active male player in a major American professional team sport to reveal he is gay — a groundbreaking disclosure greeted with broad support. The 34-year-old free agent who has played for six NBA teams over the past ...