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January 19, 2015 Updates
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The big men’s play helped the Wizards overcome a combined 12-for-36 shooting performance by John Wall, Bradley Beal and Paul Pierce, who was playing his first game in Brooklyn since the Nets declined to keep him on last summer. “Me and Nene, we believe we are some of the most dominant big men in this league,” Gortat said. He added of Nene, “The guy’s a beast, an offensive beast.” New York Times

January 16, 2015 Updates

You can count Paul Pierce among those who feel the Nets have missed his presence on and off the court. “Any team without Paul Pierce misses him,” Pierce said with a smile. “Period.” New York Post

Furthermore, the 5-foot-9 Robinson is interested in playing for the Wizards, according to two people with knowledge of the situation. Washington, however, is not currently interested in signing the former slam dunk champion and has not reached out to him. Washington Post

The calendar also plays a role. The Wizards aren’t in a rush to fill the final roster spot. The trading deadline is Feb. 20 and the buyout deadline is March 1, while sharpshooter Ray Allen has yet to commit to a team. For now, Washington can wait longer before making a decision on their vacant roster spot. Washington Post

January 15, 2015 Updates

Of course the crew had to ask him about if he and John Wall are the NBA's best backcourt, specifically when compared to the Splash Brothers out in Golden State. "We feel as though were the best backcourt in the NBA and we're gonna compete each and every night to try and prove it," he said. Bullets Forever

The three-pointer stretched the Wizards’ lead to 10 points with 4 minutes 10 seconds remaining and served as the start to Washington’s impressive, late-game execution as they escaped with a 105-99 win Wednesday night over their fellow Eastern Conference contender. The shot also had some historical significance: It was Pierce’s 1,989th career three-pointer, which moved past former all-star point guard and current Milwaukee Bucks Coach Jason Kidd for fourth on NBA’s all-time list. Washington Post

January 14, 2015 Updates

“I would like to close it out here,” Miller told Basketball Insiders on finishing his career with the Wizards. “I’m just enjoying this [success] and taking it one game at a time. Putting all my effort into practices and getting the most out of myself as far as being a team player. So I haven’t really thought about my contract situation. But of course I will continue to play next year barring any injuries. So let’s see what happens this summer.” Basketball Insiders

With over 40,000 career minutes already logged most guys this would be most guys’ swan song but the 38 year old Miller says he has zero plans to retire and is looking to secure a multi-year deal with the Wizards if the opportunity is presented. “I would like to close it out here,” Miller told Basketball Insiders on finishing his career with the Wizards. “I’m just enjoying this [success] and taking it one game at a time. Putting all my effort into practices and getting the most out of myself as far as being a team player. “So I haven’t really thought about my contract situation. But of course I will continue to play next year barring any injuries. So let’s see what happens this summer.” Basketball Insiders

As guys get up in age, most have an internal countdown on their plans to step aside. For Miller, with his love of the game still resonating strong in his life, his goal is to continue playing until his body can no longer stand the rigors of a grueling NBA season. “I’d like to say that’s my mentality,” Miller said of playing until the wheels come off. “But I’m preparing for the day the ball stops rolling and bouncing. I know I will eventually have to do something else. I’d like to keep saying, yes, I can keep going but you never know how thing play out.” Basketball Insiders

January 12, 2015 Updates
January 11, 2015 Updates

“He’s the first guy at practice every day. He has his routine, he does it religiously and young guys see it. And obviously he’s had unbelievable success. He’s a Hall of Famer, and a lot of our young players grew up watching him. They were in junior high school and high school when Paul was winning championships and playing at a very high level. And not only that, he’s just a regular, good guy, and he’s fun to be around. “We certainly did our due diligence before we signed him, and we talked to people that played with him and coached him, and they had nothing but great things to say about him and his professionalism and his competitive nature.” Boston Herald

January 10, 2015 Updates
 

THE TOP 50 PLAYERS IN WIZARDS HISTORY

Gilbert Arenas and Antawn Jamison are the only two new-era players cracking the Top 10.

   

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