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February 9, 2015 Updates

It started when the basketball hopped lazily in her direction during the first quarter Saturday night; ” I just kind of see a ball coming towards me, and you can see me kind of kicking it out of the way so I don’t trip,” she remembered. “Then all of a sudden, I just see this giant white mass coming toward me.” The giant white mass, of course, was Plumlee. He kept coming, as large white masses in motion tend to do. Barr remembers tensing up, prepared to protect her precious cargo. “I literally held onto that thing like it was a newborn,” she said of her tray, which by her recollection included four Bud Lights, a winter ale, a gin and tonic and a Chardonnay. (Beer and wine are complimentary for her patrons; cocktails are not.) Washington Post

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Darren Wolfson:.@Chris Mannix has the #Wizards as a team to watch on the Kevin Martin trade front. Told his name hasn't come up there yet. #twolves Twitter @DarrenWolfson

Player to keep an eye on before the trade deadline: Minnesota’s Kevin Martin. Martin is owed $14 million over the next two seasons but could be a valuable asset to a team looking for scoring punch off the bench. Dallas, Washington among the possibilities. Sports Illustrated

Washington Wizards backup center Kevin Seraphin was a late scratch Thursday night due to what was announced to be a sprained right ankle. Coach Randy Wittman, however, expressed surprise. “I find out 18 minutes on the clock, he says he can’t play,” Wittman said. “Don’t know why.” Washington Post

February 5, 2015 Updates

The difference in the Wizards’ defensive performance between Miller and starter John Wall is stark; Washington allows 108.6 points per 100 possessions with Miller on the floor and 97.7 points when Wall is on the court, though the output is also the result of Wall playing significantly more time with other starters. “He hasn’t missed a game, hasn’t missed a practice,” Wittman said of Miller. “It’s a time to maybe give him a little rest, too, and I just thought with where we’re at and seeing things slide from a defensive standpoint that it made sense to get Garrett in there so I liked what I saw out of that group.” Washington Post

February 4, 2015 Updates

“I’m not doing alright, but when I step between those lines, I put a jersey on, I feel like I gotta compete,” Wall said when host Ernie Johnson asked about the sprained right ankle and the headaches that kept him out of shoot-around on Monday. “It’s been tough dealing with those, but I’m trying to do as much as I can for my team. I had headaches in the past, but lately they’ve just been migraines and haven’t been going away.” Washington Post

February 3, 2015 Updates

On if he'll bring back the mohawk haircut: Gortat: I don't think it will happen for the next few months. Maybe, maybe in the summer. Not now. Trust me, it takes a lot of time. Every two, three days, an hour and a half to shave it, trim it, fix it and I don't have time for that. I'm laughing at people that are fixing haircuts before the games and trying to be pretty and stuff. Actually I became one of them. I'm definitely sick of that. I don't want to wake up everyday and spend 10-15 minutes to put the spikes up. I'm done with that. I feel very comfortable being bald right now. A lot of ladies say I look worse but who cares. CSNWashington.com

Ben Standig: Beal: "We're not focused enough. We're not hungry. We're not the same team we were in training camp & to start the year off. I think we've definitely take several steps back these last 5 games, especially defensively. ....We're pretty soft right now. Twitter @BenStandig

February 2, 2015 Updates

On Friday, Wizards center Marcin Gortat told reporters he was thinking about shaving the impressive mohawk he’s been sporting all season. After scoring only two points and grabbing two rebounds Saturday, which was Gortat action figure night at Verizon Center, the Polish Machine decided it was time for a change. “Today is the day when I will become bald again,” Gortat said Monday in a video he posted on Instagram. “Let’s do it.” Washington Post



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


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