Jake Whitacre

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Things Beal likes more than deep dish pizza


The list is quite long!

Giving credit to Martell Webster


Last summer, when Webster said the Wizards had their sights set on the five-seed in the East, people called him crazy. Who's crazy now?

The biggest games in Wiz-Bobcats history


No question that Wednesday's game is the biggest game ever played between these two. But before Wednesday's key meeting, we take a look at some of their other great battles.

Wall's star power


How will John Wall's growth as a player impact the Wizards' summer plans?

A history of Wizards being hit by basketballs


As you'd expect, it's a little longer than the history of most teams being hit by basketballs.

Measuring the Wizards' measures


Making the playoffs is an important milestone in the team's rebuild, but it's not necessarily a sign of success.

Al Harrington wants the Wizards to make the playoffs more than you do


Al Harrington posted this picture on his Instagram last night of his daughter covering his eyes while he got two shots "to keep on fighting thru this season." Say what you want about the Wizards' veteran bench, but they're not just there to collect one last paycheck before they retire.

Most Wizards player in team history


Everyone's making brackets this time of year, so we decided to put together a tournament to figure out which player best represents the Wizards era.

Ideas for Verizon Center's home playoff games


It's been a few years since the Wizards have hosted a playoff game, so we have some ideas on how to create the perfect atmosphere this spring.

Join our Bracket Pool!


It's Marcin Madness, even though Gortat never played in the NCAA.

Adidas unveils new Cherry Blossom shoe for Wall


Nothing says Washington D.C. quite like the budding, pink blossoms of a tree.

Report: Wizards to sign Gooden for rest of season


The beard is here to stay, apparently.

The team meeting that saved the season


New details have emerged about how John Wall helped get the Wizards season on track after a 2-7 start.

Arenas & Young play H-O-R-S-E on kid hoop


Lots of swag and quality shots here.

Glen Rice Jr. headed back to Iowa


The @WashWizards have re-assigned guard Glen Rice, Jr. to the Iowa Energy. pic.twitter.com/Alm3lLEwO3— Iowa Energy (@iowaenergy) February 27, 2014

Glen Rice Jr. has been reassigned to Iowa, where he played 3 games earlier in the season as part of his injury rehab. This time, it looks like he's just going to get some playing time, since he hasn't gotten any in D.C. since returning.

Don't send Otto to the D-League


Why the NBA's Development League isn't the best place for Otto Porter to get on track after a rough rookie season.

Farewell to the NBA's Tobias Funke


Looking back at Jan Vesely's time in D.C., it's clear that he was the basketball version of one of Arrested Development's funniest characters.


Watch Beal's career-best performace vs. Memphis

Beal's 37 may not have been enough to lift Washington to a win, but it was a pleasure to watch, and put him in some elite company.

Dunk suggestions for John Wall


We've got some ideas on how John Wall can use his athleticism to make sure he wins the Dunk Contest this year.

Blatche & McGee reuniting?


According to a new report, the former Wizard teammates could reunite for...the FIBA World Cup?

Riley watches Wizards crush Heat


The Heat's president probably could have chosen a better road game to attend.

Gortat helping Porter bulk up


As Otto Porter tries to adjust to the NBA game, he's turned to the Polish Machine help add some muscle.

LeBron on accusations that he's been coasting this season


With two days off this weekend and a refreshing visit to the White House on Tuesday, James promises we'll see a different James against the 17-19 Washington Wizards. "We'll see Wednesday how I'm coasting," James said jokingly as he made his way into the Heat locker room on Monday. "You'll see the numbers I'll put up on Wednesday. Just watch."

Is LeBron James coasting? - ESPN.com Insider. Remember this when LeBron scores 54 tonight.

Marcin Gortat: Vampire?


Marcin Gortat on slowing down Al Jefferson: "It's more fun stopping him. When you play good defense for two or three seconds, he doesn't want to get anymore and I want to punch him even more. It's more fun. When you feel blood, when you smell blood, you're doing a good job, you want to hit people even more. That's how I felt out there."

Bullets Forever Turns 7!


Taking a look back at some of our best posts from 2006 until now.

Martell Webster on male-pattern baldness


Really hope Chris Miller's feature with Martell Webster, MarTELL IT LIKE IT IS, becomes a weekly, if not daily, thing.

Arenas praises Wizards, Wall on Instagram


After a less than ideal ending to his time in Washington, it looks like Gilbert Arenas is ready to move on and focus on the good times he had as a Washington Wizard.

Steve Buckhantz has joined Twitter


If you've been holding out on joining Twitter, you're out of excuses now.

Hey Porter, Hey Porter: Otto is back at practice


After a lengthy recovery from a hip injury, Otto Porter participated in Monday's practice, along with Trevor Ariza and Chris Singleton.


Watch the Wizards make a team record 18 threes

The Wizards notched their first win of the season thanks to the best three-point shooting performance in the team's history.

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