Wizards columns

Wizards, Capitals and D.C. lost hard. That’s key to someday winning big.
Paul Pierce’s pain during a heartbreaking week exemplifies the commitment of true pros.
 
Hey, D.C. sports fans, it gets better. I should know, I lived it once before.
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2015; 5:26 PM)
 
Basketball fundamentals cross borders to shape today’s NBA
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2015; 5:30 PM)
 
The data that forecasts a Wizards’ swoon may also hold the key to breaking out of it
(The Washington Post, January 4, 2015; 11:38 PM)
 
John Wall provides a lesson to other Washington teams: Young stars need time
(The Washington Post, December 26, 2014; 4:23 PM)
 
Washington Wizards’ renaissance testifies to resilience of Ernie Grunfeld, patience of Ted Leonsis
(The Washington Post, December 12, 2014; 11:32 AM)
 
Washington Wizards are worthy of attention, unlike others in town
(The Washington Post, November 25, 2014; 9:38 PM)
 
Wizards haven’t won over this town yet
(The Washington Post, November 1, 2014; 10:57 PM)
 
Paul Pierce signing is further evidence of Washington Wizards’ progress
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2014; 12:31 PM)
 
The Wizards are wise to make Marcin Gortat their top free agent priority
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2014; 11:57 PM)
 
From John Wall to Stephen Strasburg to RGIII to Bryce Harper, Washington’s young stars are judged by impossible standards
(The Washington Post, May 17, 2014; 6:17 PM)
 
Wizards did their part; now it’s time for owner Ted Leonsis to keep all the pieces in place
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2014; 7:47 AM)
 
Wizards’ NBA playoff loss to Pacers doesn’t diminish their gains this season
(The Washington Post, May 15, 2014; 11:47 PM)
 
Marcin Gortat gives Wizards shot in the arm in Game 5 rout, shaking off his earlier struggles
(The Washington Post, May 13, 2014; 11:35 PM)
 
Washington Wizards might be facing the end of a great ride in NBA playoffs
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2014; 11:39 PM)
 
John Wall has to pick up his game for Wizards to keep up with the Pacers
(The Washington Post, May 10, 2014; 6:33 PM)
 
Randy Wittman has made Washington Wizards true believers in themselves
(The Washington Post, May 6, 2014; 6:39 PM)
 
Pacers, suddenly confident again, like their chances against the Wizards in Round 2
(The Washington Post, May 4, 2014; 8:19 PM)
 
These Wizards are almost enough to put 35 years of ineptitude in the rear-view mirror
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2014; 3:47 PM)
 
2014 NBA playoffs, as previewed by the Couch Slouch
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2014; 2:25 PM)
 
John Wall, Washington Wizards have taken next step; now the climbing gets steep
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2014; 10:01 AM)
 
Playoff-bound Washington Wizards are worthy of your attention
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2014; 5:27 PM)
 
Nene returning to the court couldn’t be happening at a better time for Washington Wizards
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2014; 5:51 PM)
 
John Wall has lifted Wizards to NBA playoffs, and now will have to raise his game again
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2014; 3:08 PM)
 
Washington Wizards have the experience to weather any experience
(The Washington Post, March 24, 2014; 4:45 PM)
 
Trevor Ariza has been key to Washington Wizards’ recent success, but he might be gone next season
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2014; 1:44 PM)
 
Arnold Heft was a basketball pioneer, a lover of horse racing and a friend till his death at 94
(The Washington Post, March 15, 2014; 8:09 PM)
 
Washington Wizards over .500: It’s a modest milestone, but it’s meaningful
(The Washington Post, February 3, 2014; 11:51 PM)
 
Washington Wizards should use NBA free agency to bolster bench, maintain momentum
(The Washington Post, June 30, 2013; 2:33 PM)
 
Washington Wizards, with Otto Porter Jr., finally have the tools to get things fixed
(The Washington Post, June 28, 2013; 9:22 AM)