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Vanilla Gorilla

  • joined Apr 16, 2008
  • last login Mar 17, 2014
  • posts 17
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I've been a Wizards fan since the days of Jeff Malone, Jeff Ruland and Rick Mahorn.

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  • MLB Baltimore Orioles
  • NBA Washington Wizards
  • NCAAB Maryland Terrapins
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Haywood's atrocious foul shooting and the absence of Dave Hopla

I've enjoyed seeing Brendan Haywood play well in these playoffs. I liked what he brought to the Wizards and appreciated that he took a professional approach toward improving his game and helping...

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Pecherov option

According to Ivan's latest article, the Wizards have until Friday to pick up the third-year options on Nick Young and Oleksiy Pecherov. Young seems to be a no-brainer, but Pecherov is a question...

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Kwame says the right things -- look out

So this post on the official Pistons blog quotes Michael Curry, Detroit's new coach, saying that Kwame Brown "didn’t use anything as an excuse" for Kwame's lackluster career when Curry and Brown...

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Scouting the Wiz

Draft Express offers a fairly detailed scouting report  of the Wizards (the Magic too). Each player is assessed based on his strengths and weaknesses. I agree with their assessments mostly,...

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David Stern's double standard

I wasn't too surprised to learn that DeShawn Stevenson made the dreaded throat-slashing gesture during a Wiz-Cavs game (he's gotten carried away with the trash talk a little bit, IMO, and this...

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OMFG! Ivan gives a shout out to BF

In his latest Insider post, Ivan Carter waves at the  fevered fans of Bullets Forever.Ivan writes: Oh, and a note only the guys over at www.bulletsforever.com can truly appreciate: Did you know...

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Gilbert's latest is a must-read

I like reading Gil's blog because it's funny and controversial, but his latest post is smart and insightful too. It's must reading.His take on Shaq going to the Suns is a lot more positive than...

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Oy, Gilbert

So here's a post on TrueHoop:   Gilbert Arenas Throws Down the Gauntlet to the Wizards January 15, 2008 5:00 PM On his NBA.com blog, on a day when Washington is enraptured with the other Wizards,...

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Hidden treasures

The biggest benefit of having NBA League Pass is that I get to see every team in the league. I was an NBA fan for decades before I got the League Pass, but I'll never not have it again -- it's that...

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Libby's first game

I'm taking my four-year-old daughter, Libby, to her first Wizards game at GMU this Saturday. She's totally jazzed, and so am I. My wife happened to meet a Wiz executive a few weeks ago and...

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I miss Kwame so

So Kwame Brown got arrested again in Georgia. I don't understand why we ever let him get away. He's so big and athletic. And all we got for him was Caron Butler.I'm sure Kwame will realize his full...

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New Wizards staff

The Washington Post reported today that the Wizards hired Ed Tapscott as director of player development/programs and Dave Hopla as assistant coach/player development.I found the news particularly...

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Eddie Griffin

So I have read a number of takes on Eddie Griffin's death, but none of them mentioned his mental illness until I came upon this post at FreeDarko. The comments further the discussion nicely, IMO.S...

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Ruminations on a Kwame

So I'm at work on a Sunday, but we're slow as hell. Rather than find a productive way to keep busy (for my company, anyway), I decided to check out the Post's Wizards Insider blog, a recent entry...

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My assessment of the Wizards' offseason

So the Wizards have nearly finished compiling their roster for the upcoming season, and any additions they make from this point are likely to have little impact. If I had to give a letter grade for...

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Miles to go

Looks like those of us who were impressed by Aaron Miles' summer league play and hoped he might join the Wizards will have to settle for some disappointment. The Lawrence Journal-World & News is r...

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Getting Jack for JCN

TrueHoop reports that the protection on the Memphis #1 pick the Wiz will get for JCN renders the pick nearly worthless.On TrueHoop, Henry Abbott passes along a report that says the Memphis...

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