DC Sports Bog: JaVale McGee


Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 10/03/2012

Gilbert Arenas, Nick Young, JaVale McGee play paintball

Gilbert Arenas, Nick Young and JaVale McGee were kind enough to share video of their paintball adventure.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:56 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gilbert Arenas, JaVale McGee, Nick Young, Wizards

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 07/20/2012

Morning pixels: Ted Leonsis offers some explanations

An in depth Q&A with Ted Leonsis gets some pretty detailed answers about the current state of his teams.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:28 AM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Caps, Redskins, Wizards, Olympics | Tags:  Redskins, Ted Leonsis, Davey Johnson, Gio Gonzalez, Andray Blatche, Nick Young, JaVale McGee

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 06/21/2012

Morning pixels: Nick Young, JaVale McGee honored for being knuckleheads

The former Wizards were nominated for one of the NBA’s new social media awards.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:28 AM ET, 06/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Terps, Wizards, Nats | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Nick Young, Andray Blatche, Rashard Lewis, Emeka Okafor, Trevor Ariza, Stephen Strasburg

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Morning pixels: Do the Caps need to be entertaining?

Should the Caps consider entertainment value in hiring their next coach? At least one expert says yes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:41 AM ET, 05/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Bob McKenzie, Dale Hunter, George McPhee, JaVale McGee

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 04/12/2012

The last days of Agent Zero

Gilbert Arenas, back in the league but without the quirks, talks to USA Today about his last days in Washington.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:11 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Gilbert Arenas, David Stern, Andray Blatche, JaVale McGee, Javaris Crittenton

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 04/05/2012

Brian Cook channels his inner JaVale McGee

The Wizards center awkwardly goes coast to coast.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:50 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Brian Cook, JaVale McGee

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 04/05/2012

JaVale McGee napped through his trade

The Wizards center woke up to discover he had been dealt to Denver.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:14 PM ET, 04/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, JaVale McGee

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 04/02/2012

Morning pixels: RGIII hysteria continues

In case you missed it, RGIII was in Chantilly over the weekend, and Redskins fans turned out in force.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:55 AM ET, 04/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Nats, Redskins | Tags:  Robert Griffin III, JaVale McGee, Jayson Werth, Reed Doughty

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 03/21/2012

Nene will not run the wrong way like JaVale McGee

New Wizards big man says if he ever runs back on D while his team’s on O, ‘I need to do drug test.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:31 AM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nene, Ted Leonsis, Mike Wise, JaVale McGee

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 03/19/2012

Nick Young says Wizards were cursed; JaVale McGee says he’s not a loser

Ex-Wizards seem light and breezy now that they’ve left the land of wrong-way defense and cinnamon challenges.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:25 PM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, JaVale McGee

Posted at 04:05 PM ET, 03/14/2012

JaVale McGee misses alley-oop, runs into Brendan Haywood falls over

I know, I know, enough with the McGee highlights, but they continue to be weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:05 PM ET, 03/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Brendan Haywood, Nick Young

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012

JaVale McGee plays defense on Tim Duncan

Wizards big man adds another questionable play to his questionable play highlight reel with the head-swivel defense.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Tim Duncan, Trevor Booker

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 03/05/2012

John Wall hanging out with Trey Songz

Wizards point guard and friends went to ‘a private soiree at Sax Lounge’ with Trey Songz and Big Sean.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:27 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  John Wall, JaVale McGee, Jordan Crawford, Trey Songz

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 03/01/2012

JaVale McGee doesn’t understand why he was benched

Wizards center played a season-low in minutes, and says he doesn’t know why.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:13 AM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman, Nick Young

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 02/29/2012

JaVale McGee throws ball in basket

On a typical February day, the Wizards center also mangles an idiom, posts a bizarre photo of himself, and gets benched.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:24 AM ET, 02/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 02/24/2012

Nick Young’s missed 360-degree reverse layup

While the national bloggers focused on the JaVale McGee goaltend, here’s the play that really had Randy Wittman steamed on Wednesday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:47 PM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman, Tony Kornheiser, Michael Wilbon

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 02/23/2012

Randy Wittman on JaVale McGee’s goaltending

Wizards coach says his eccentric big man actually erred in his pick-and-roll defense.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:01 PM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  javale McGee, Randy Wittman

Posted at 09:03 PM ET, 02/22/2012

JaVale McGee goaltends a shot into the stands

The latest bit of miraculous McGee footage looks way more like volleyball than basketball.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:03 PM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale Mcgee

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 02/21/2012

JaVale McGee dunks a cookie in an 11-foot high bowl of milk

If you wanted to test JaVale McGee’s hops in a thoroughly bizarre way, here you go.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:20 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Sport Science

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Alex Ovechkin and a Stephen Bowen sandwich

Also, Mike Green in 9:30 Club ad, a banned Jan Vesely poster and Nick Young’s Swagy Swag.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:06 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps, Redskins, Terps, Wizards | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Mike Green, Gary Williams, Stephen Bowen, Nick Young, JaVale McGee, Jan Vesely

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 02/16/2012

Nick Young’s new bow and arrow celebration

While racking up a season-high 35 points in Portland, the Wizards shooting guard showed off an archery-themed celebratory routine.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:03 PM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, JaVale McGee

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 02/16/2012

The Wizards lead the NBA in dunks

As a team, Washington has struggled but shown recent signs of life. As dunkers, though, the Wizards are already tops.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:36 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Dunking Ninja

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Every field goal Nick Young made Tuesday night

The Wizards shooting guard made 12 field goals in Portland. Here’s video of all of them.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Nick Young, John Wall, Trevor Booker, JaVale McGee, Jordan Crawford

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 02/13/2012

JaVale McGee’s Do the Right Thing All-Stars

Wizards center goes for a double-double after meeting with his AAU team.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:04 PM ET, 02/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Positive pixels

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 02/07/2012

Randy Wittman on JaVale McGee’s defense sprint

With the Internet joining together to mock the Wizards center, his coach talks about the growing process.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:16 PM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Randy Wittman, Mike Wise, Holden Kushner

Posted at 06:55 AM ET, 02/07/2012

JaVale McGee runs back on defense when Wizards have ball

The latest signature moment from this weird D.C. basketball season involves a sprinting center, sprinting to nowhere.

By Dan Steinberg  |  06:55 AM ET, 02/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  JaVale McGee, Wicked Pixels

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Watch every dunk from the Wizards-Clippers game

The visitors had 10 dunks on Saturday evening; here they all are.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:06 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Blake Griffin, JaVale McGee, DeAndre Jordan, Wicked Pixels