The Washington Wizards play against the Detroit Pistons at Little Caesars Arena
The Washington Wizards are spending $6,281,338 per win while the Detroit Pistons are spending $9,577,513 per win
Game Time: 7:00 PM EST on Wednesday February 1, 2023
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The Pistons played Monday night in Dallas. It is now Thursday morning and the Pistons STILL haven’t been able to fly home yet.
More NBA from me: marcstein.substack.com – 11:07 AM
We are currently 7 days out from the Trade Deadline. Over the past 4 years, we’ve only seen 1 trade executed 7 days out but it was a big one.
Jan 31, 2019:
DAL acquired Porzingis, Hardaway Jr. and T. Burke from NYK in exchange for D. Smith Jr, W. Matthews, D. Jordan and 2 1sts. – 11:00 AM
Stop by during the @MotorCityCruise game on Feb. 6th to play 2K23 for your chance to win MCC courtside seats, GT gear and meet with @PistonsGT players!
Get your 🎟 now: https://t.co/xaqINaqghs pic.twitter.com/LX5NScEDL6 – 10:30 AM
NBA All-Star reserves are announced tonight at 7 pm on TNT. The Wizards are hoping to get one between Kristaps Porzingis, Kyle Kuzma and Bradley Beal. Reserves are voted on by coaches. – 10:12 AM
we’ve got 5 games at the crib this month. come hang 🏠
#DCAboveAll | #ad x @Ticketmaster – 10:00 AM
In a new episode of #thisleague Uncut, @Marc Stein and I discuss what we’re hearing on trade front with OG Anunoby, Bones Hyland, Dorian Finney-Smith, Matisse Thybulle, Bojan Bogdanovic, Cam Reddish, Will Barton and Jae Crowder: podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/epi… – 9:36 AM
Repetition is key.
@milkmeansmore | #MilkMeansMore pic.twitter.com/u1tH7AATYf – 9:30 AM
The Suns had been trending toward Saben Lee and away from Duane Washington Jr. for a while now. For @PHNX_Suns, here are 5 things to take away from their decision to cut Wash and bring “Sabon” back: https://t.co/loX1rshIve pic.twitter.com/Ax7BRhllHD – 9:03 AM
GAMES TO WATCH:
FAU at UAB, 7 pm ET (CBSSN)
Wisconsin at Ohio St, 7 (FS1)
Michigan at Northwestern, 7 (ESPN2)
Houston at Wichita St, 9 (ESPN2)
Washington at UCLA, 9 (FS1)
Oregon at Arizona, 10:30 (ESPN)
Santa Clara at Gonzaga, 11 (CBSSN)
USF at Saint Mary’s, 11 (ESPNU) – 7:26 AM
Per Rockets game notes: OKC and Houston both had a season-high 24 offensive rebounds. The last time two teams had 24+ offensive boards in the same game was Nov. 2005 in a Wizards-Pistons double overtime game. Hasn’t happened in regulation since 2003. – 11:41 PM
Between now and the All-Star break the Celtics face the Sixers, Bucks, and Grizzlies
But also the Pistons, Suns, and Hornets – 11:04 PM
“I think a lot the wins we’ve pulled out lately, he has played a roll in them, giving solid minutes to the team. He’s been real solid for us.” Bismack Biyombo
Phoenix Suns sign Saben Lee to two-way deal, waive Duane Washington Jr. #Suns azcentral.com/story/sports/n… via @azcentral – 10:11 PM
Final: Celtics beat the Nets 139-96. They’ve won 10 straight against BK. Kyrie Irving scored 20 in the loss. Nets are now 4-7 without Kevin Durant and host the Wizards on Saturday. – 9:43 PM
The Capital City Go-Go defeated the Maine Celtics 131-126 and improved to (10-6).
Jules Bernard led the team with 27, Jordan Goodwin with 18, Kris Dunn with 19,
Trevion Williams 14, Quenton Jackson with 15, Theo John 11, and Johnny Davis had 10. – 9:13 PM
Washington, DC, went from having two (Rui’s) Hachimura and Machida to none, as many fans are pointing out to me. We may never see a phenomenon like that again. – 8:45 PM
Washington, DC, went from having two (Rui’s) Hachimura and Machida to none, as many fans are pointing out to me. We may see a phenomenon like that again. – 8:43 PM
Kris Dunn is showing his elite defense, and Johnny Davis gets the slam. Nice sequence of events here. pic.twitter.com/jUrMF8TcCs – 8:35 PM
The Capital City Go-Go lead the Maine Celtics after 3, 97-93.
Jordan Goodwin took over in the third and now has 18. Jules Bernard leads the team with 20.
* 6 in double figures for the Go-Go – 8:31 PM
Jordan Goodwin goes on an 8-0 run by himself. Pushes the Go-Go lead to 91-86. #Bucket pic.twitter.com/PGshnh1KrB – 8:25 PM
“They’re decisions that you have to make to what you think is good for the team. At the same time, you understand hat careers are affected.”
Monty Williams said the Suns wish Duane Washington Jr. well, but this was one of those days that he doesn’t care for in his position – 8:23 PM
Go-Go turns defense to offense, Johnny Davis gets the slam thanks to Kris Dunn picking up 94 feet on defense. – 8:22 PM
Monty Williams said there were some “financial implications” in regards to the decisions to sign Saben Lee to a two-way and waive Duane Washington Jr., who was on a two-way. #Suns – 8:22 PM
Phoenix #Suns sign Saben Lee to two-way deal, waive Duane Washington Jr. azcentral.com/story/sports/n… via @azcentral – 8:17 PM
#Nets tie…the Nets (1/16, 4Q) for second-fewest points in a quarter vs. #Celtics this year.
#Wizards (1Q, 10/30) and #Cavaliers (2Q, 11/2) scored 15 vs. Boston. – 8:15 PM
taking some swings for a good cause 🏌️♂️⛳️
the squad had fun time at our Ballers and Birdies charity event as we raised money for the community.
#DCFamily | @MSEFndn pic.twitter.com/F72rJv0iE9 – 8:01 PM
Didn’t get to this Monday, but looked through some notes today & after 24 vs DET for Luka in the 1Q, the 5 top scoring qtrs in Mavs history
29- Dirk 4Q, 11/3/09 v UT
28- Luka 1Q, 2/10/22 v LAC
25- Luka 3Q, 4/8/22 v POR
24- Luka 1Q, 1/30/23 v DET
24- Mark Aguirre, 3/24/84 v DEN – 8:01 PM
Full episode ‘Please Don’t Trade Aggregate This’ with @Nate Duncan is up now @getcallin and heading to Apple and Spotify.
Lot of Lakers, Knicks, Raptors, Pistons, Hawks talk, and plenty more: callin.com/link/OsHgSVorFH – 6:55 PM
#Suns re-sign Saben Lee to two-way, waive Duane Washington Jr., who was on a two-way deal. pic.twitter.com/4VsfCsE2Ca – 6:46 PM
Still in Dallas. Still putting in work.
@MilkMeansMore | #MilkMeansMore pic.twitter.com/eWyEmUZACw – 6:20 PM
No inside sources here, but just eyeballing seems like league’s best bet is to play Detroit-Washington Mar. 26 and move Washington-Toronto to Mar. 29. But unlike the COVID season cancellations, there are arena availability issues that could mightily complicate things. – 6:14 PM
Vaughn hopeful both Ben Simmons and TJ Warren can play Saturday vs. Washington. #Nets #Wizards – 6:04 PM
Coach Mike Williams keys tonight for the Capital City Go-Go
• Perimeter defense / Maine is a top 3PT shooting team in the league
• Talking on the defensive end is a big emphasis tonight
* On Jordan Goodwin “ He came in and took his game to a new level.” – 5:40 PM
Capital City Go-Go Starters
Makur Maker – 5:33 PM
From his early days in Latvia to his role on the Wizards now, we get the scoop on @Kristaps Porzingis in the latest episode of Ultra Access.
Full Episode: https://t.co/19Z7UoYrL9
#DCAboveAll | #ad x @MichelobULTRA pic.twitter.com/mmceXSd13v – 5:33 PM
Get ready, our next episode of Under the Hood: ‘Paris Edition’ will be released this Friday!🗼
🔗 in bio to access the full Under the Hood series pic.twitter.com/lPuc0JIUNn – 5:21 PM
Today and everyday, we celebrate the girls and women who inspire us and bring so much to our organization and league!
#NGWSD | #DCFamily pic.twitter.com/R2zWHNlO4y – 4:44 PM
The Washington Mystics announced they are parting ways with Rui Machida
“With the new changes in our roster, there isn’t the same opportunity here for her this coming season. This will give her the chance to see if there is a better fit for her elsewhere.” – GM Mike Thibault – 4:44 PM
🌟Rising Stars for #WallpaperWednesday🌟
Make sure you check out our online wallpaper hub so you can download your fav designs.
🔗: https://t.co/u0qYrgPL5J pic.twitter.com/MD3plMfCKK – 4:14 PM
pull up to @CapitalOneArena for our game Friday and vibe with @RickRoss and @jarule postgame for our Concert Series 👀
#DCAboveAll | #ad x @Sprite – 4:00 PM
Friday I’m looking forward to anytime Deni Avdija makes a bucket and seeing Wizards fans “hit the Turbo.” pic.twitter.com/zN8oHdyNae – 3:51 PM
Although the Washington Wizards v Detroit Pistons has been postponed, we still have basketball in the District tonight.
* The Capital City Go-Go take on the Maine Celtics. I’ll have live Updates, and analysis with Pre/Postgame. – 3:42 PM
The Washington Mystics announced that they have re-signed Shatori Walker Kimbrough.
“Shatori has been an integral part of the Mystics’ success and was a major priority for us during free agency,” – General Manager Mike Thibault – 3:39 PM
Wow. Can’t say I saw Duane Washington Jr. getting waived, but Saben Lee was able to come in and make an immediate impact by putting pressure on the rim, getting to the FT line and avoiding turnovers when the Suns were in a real pinch at PG – 3:36 PM
The Phoenix Suns are signing guard Saben Lee to a two-way NBA deal and waiving Duane Washington Jr., sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Lee earns deal with Suns after strong stint on 10-days. Washington has scoring ability, averaging 8 points in 13 minutes per game this season. – 3:34 PM
Knicks rumored to be interested in Saddiq Bey
sportando.basketball/en/knicks-rumo… – 3:23 PM
Pelicans plan to stay in Denver tonight and fly to Dallas tomorrow for their game vs the Mavericks, per a source.
Bad weather in the Dallas area has already forced the Pistons to postpone a game because of travel issues. – 3:09 PM
Mavericks assistant coach @KristiToliver announces via Instagram that she is returning to the Washington Mystics via @WNBA free agency.
Toliver will join the Mystics after the Mavericks’ season is complete. pic.twitter.com/xk4bzScje7 – 2:39 PM
Mavericks assistant coach/WNBA vet PG/DMV legend Kristi Toliver says she’s returning to the Washington Mystics after playing the last two seasons for the LA Sparks.
1. Major congrats to a Maryland basketball icon 🐢
2. How can I also get in that Dallas back to D.C. pipeline? pic.twitter.com/ISoeYLzQcX – 2:30 PM
AJ Griffin said that when the player pool was released yesterday he heard from both Walker Kessler (Jazz) and Jaden Ivey (Pistons). He said they texted about the Rising Stars game and what they would do afterward and if they would be able to relax and chill. – 2:24 PM
Working on a Jalen Duren and Jaden Ivey piece for tomorrow and, man, this pick-and-roll here really sums up how far both have come in regards to controlling pace and improving manipulation. Really good chemistry. pic.twitter.com/ZJ7nYFvLSF – 2:22 PM
The Wizards-Pistons game tonight has been postponed due to weather (in Dallas).
Per NBCSW’s @rwolff27, this completes the first 4-0 road trip for the franchise since 1973 (Baltimore Bullets). They were close to going 5-0 for the first time ever. nbcsports.com/washington/wiz… – 1:18 PM
Wizards now have some rest before a brutal 3 games in 4 nights litmus test: vs. Portland, at Brooklyn (b2b), vs. Cleveland – 1:06 PM
Weather strands Pistons in Dallas, forces postponement of Wednesday game vs. Wizards nba.nbcsports.com/2023/02/01/wea… – 1:02 PM
The NBA has officially postponed the Wizards at Pistons game tonight. The Pistons have been stuck in Dallas since Monday night’s game here due to mechanical issues with their plane and the winter storm. – 12:49 PM
ESPN story on the Detroit-Washington postponement tonight — and concern over Pelicans’ ability to fly to Dallas for Thursday’s game vs. Mavericks: es.pn/3XWLcUw – 12:47 PM
Washington Wizards trade scenarios: Who says yes to these potential deals with the deadline approaching on Feb. 9? For @TheAthletic, I consulted with experts to see what potential deals are workable and what potential deals are non-starters.
theathletic.com/4144647/2023/0… – 12:45 PM
NBA announces that tonight’s Wizards-Pistons game has been postponed. The league said the Pistons were unable to fly to Detroit following Monday’s game in Dallas “due to severe weather conditions.” – 12:39 PM
The NBA has officially announced the postponement of tonight’s game between the #Pistons and #Wizards. A makeup date will be announced at a later date. detroitnews.com/story/sports/n… – 12:39 PM
Severe weather in Dallas area causing Wizards-Pistons postponement. pic.twitter.com/mHx4ji134p – 12:38 PM
The NBA has officially canceled the Pistons’ home game tonight against Washington because Detroit, due to a winter storm in Dallas, has been grounded in since playing the Mavericks on Tuesday. The Wizards, meanwhile, are already in Michigan.
More NBA: marcstein.substack.com – 12:33 PM
The Wizards-Pistons game scheduled for tonight in Detroit has been postponed, as the Pistons have not been able to fly out of Dallas because of inclement weather. – 12:33 PM
NBA postpones Pistons-Wizards game due to weather-related travel issues, per report
cbssports.com/nba/news/nba-p… – 12:28 PM
The Washington Mystics open the season at home against the New York Liberty! Get your popcorn ready DC! pic.twitter.com/ZCn0XhNRZ4 – 12:28 PM
With concern that the Pistons may not be able to fly out of Dallas until Thursday because of icing issues, there’s obvious uncertainty about the Pelicans’ ability to fly into Dallas today for Thursday’s game vs. the Mavericks. Pelicans are in Denver now. – 12:16 PM
Honoring Black History in our organization and community.
Join us in celebrating #BlackHistoryMonth pic.twitter.com/ooGn96aOZD – 12:15 PM
Finding a replay date for Pistons-Wizards that doesn’t give at least one team a b2b2b is gonna be challenging. – 12:12 PM
Pistons have a home-home B2B Friday and Saturday. They’re now hoping to fly back on Thursday.
There has been no reschedule date as of now, per sources. – 12:09 PM
Pistons-Wizards game tonight has been postponed, sources tell me and @James Edwards III. – 12:04 PM
Projected/possible/presumed Pac-12 starters
Arizona: Jayden de Laura
Arizona State: Jaden Rashada
Colorado: Shedeur Sanders
Oregon: Bo Nix
Oregon State: DJ Uiagalelei
UCLA: Dante Moore
USC: Caleb Williams
Utah: Cam Rising
Washington: Michael Penix Jr.
Washington State: Cam Ward – 12:00 PM
Tonight’s game between the Pistons and Wizards will be postponed as the Pistons remain in Dallas due to inclement weather, a league source confirmed. – 11:59 AM
Pistons-Wizards game tonight is likely postponed, sources tell me and @Shams Charania. Pistons played at Mavericks on Monday night and still have not made the return flight to Detroit due to weather conditions in Dallas. – 11:55 AM
Travel issues on the Pistons’ flight out of Dallas and back to Michigan have made it likely that the Washington-Detroit game tonight will be postponed, sources tell ESPN. Official word expected soon. – 11:53 AM
Per a league source, tonight’s Pistons-Wizards game in Detroit has officially been postponed. Due to weather-related flight issues, the Pistons are still in Dallas after playing the Mavericks Monday night. – 11:42 AM
New story: The Pistons are still in Dallas as of Wednesday morning due to the severe winter storm in North Texas.
Detroit is still scheduled to host the #Wizards tonight at 7 p.m. detroitnews.com/story/sports/n… – 11:36 AM
Inclement weather in Dallas delays #Pistons‘ return to Detroit ahead of Wednesday’s game vs. #Wizards: bit.ly/3HNtQnn – 11:34 AM
As of now, the Pistons are still in Dallas after playing the Mavericks there Monday night. Ongoing flight issues due to the winter storm.
No word on tonight’s home game against the Wizards being postponed yet, but we’ll see how things progress. – 11:02 AM
last stop on the roadtrip: Detroit 📍
#DCAboveAll | #ad x @CapitalOne
nba.com/wizards/news/p… – 11:00 AM
Teams that have led by 20 the most this season
Pistons (3) Rockets and Hornets (4) are the least – 10:45 AM
Teams that lead by 10 in the 4th quarter are 545-32 this season (95%)
Only Dallas and Phoenix (3) and Nuggets, Lakers, Knicks and Blazers (2) have lost more than once
Nets, Bulls, Pelicans, Spurs, Jazz and Wizards have not lost a double digit 4th quarter lead – 10:44 AM
Teams that have lead by 20 the most this season
Pistons (3) Rockets and Hornets (4) are the least – 10:42 AM
Teams that have trailed by 20 the least this season
Brooklyn (3 times)
Philadelphia (3 times)
Jazz (5 times)
Nuggets (5 times)
Heat (5 times)
Knicks (5 times)
Rockets, Pistons and Spurs have all trailed by 20 – 18 times this season – 10:40 AM
PPG — Joel Embiid
RPG — Steven Adams
APG — Nikola Jokic
SPG — Killian Hayes
BPG — Jaren Jackson Jr
FGM — LeBron James
3PM — Damian Lillard
FTM — Damian Lillard pic.twitter.com/8xvoPPkAHZ – 10:29 AM
what up doe ✌️
⏰ 7 p.m. ET
🎙️ @team980 & Wizards App
#DCAboveAll | #ad x @CapitalOne pic.twitter.com/9kBl4gG6uV – 9:54 AM
Can confirm that the Pistons have been granted a $5.276M disabled player exception for the season-ending injury to Cade Cunningham, per a league source. – 9:53 AM
Can confirm that the Pistons have been granted a $5.276 disabled player exception for the season-ending injury to Cade Cunningham, per a league source. – 9:52 AM
Good Morning It’s Basketball: OK fine, let’s talk about the Wizards ziller.substack.com/p/ok-fine-lets… – 9:42 AM
With the NBA trade deadline approaching on Feb. 9, the Washington Wizards have choices to make. What potential trades would have a chance of actually happening?
theathletic.com/4144647/2023/0… – 9:20 AM
Today and every day, the #Pistons honor the many accomplishments, contributions and lasting legacy of Black culture. #BlackHistoryMonth pic.twitter.com/h5Wmo1g8dg – 9:10 AM
Brady on the Bucs goes down like Jordan on the Wizards or Emmitt on the Cardinals or Hakeem on the Raptors — except with a title and two MVP level seasons … at an older age. – 8:23 AM
The Pistons are in danger of missing a game in Detroit this upcoming night.
The team still hasn’t left Dallas after playing against the Mavericks on Monday 😬
basketnews.com/news-184639-de… – 6:07 AM