DC Sports Bog: Jan Vesely


Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Marcin Gortat and Jan Vesely: boys for life

Wizards big man makes you feel wistful as Jan Vesely heads out of town.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:14 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 02/20/2014

Marcin Gortat tweets his reaction to the Wizards trade

The Wizards’ big man says farewell to Vesely and Maynor and hello to Andre Miller in his own distinctive way.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:51 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andre Miller, Eric Maynor, Jan Vesely, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 02/20/2014

Remembering Jan Vesely

Another first-round pick exits Washington as a bust; let’s remember Jan Vesely’s time here.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:46 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Wizards

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 02/04/2014

Wizards, Blazers exchange online barbs

Washington got snarky on social media after handling the Blazers. Portland then returned the favor.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:38 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Blazers, Bradley Beal, Jan Vesely, Morning pixels, Wizards

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/22/2014

John Wall on Jan Vesely’s vertical

Wizards point guard says the Air Wolf does things ‘that doesn’t make no sense.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Martell Webster and Jan Vesely’s trick-shot ritual

From the corner, behind the backboard, nothing but net.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:04 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Martell Webster, Wizards

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Spanish writer wants Vesely on Real Madrid

Wizards fans have soured on Jan Vesely. One enthusiastic Spanish scribe has not.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:04 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Wizards

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 11/01/2013

D.C. athletes do Halloween

A look at how some local stars dressed up and celebrated.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:49 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Gettis, Caps, Jan Vesely, Karl Alzner, Lucas Giolito, Nats, Nick Sundberg, Niles Paul, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 10/02/2013

Ted Leonsis on Bradley Beal and Jan Vesely

Wizards owner says Bradley Beal looks more like a man, and Jan Vesely might be 7-foot-1.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:45 PM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Jan Vesely, John Wall, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Wizards playing soccer

Monday at training camp, the Wizards played soccer. Here's video of Jan Vesely and Kevin Seraphin bouncing balls off their heads.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:30 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Kevin Seraphin, Wizards

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 07/19/2013

Best Week in Washington Sports: Jan Vesely

Hey, look! A dunk! And a fadeaway jumper!

By Sarah Kogod  |  03:27 PM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Best Week, Jan Vesely, Wizards

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 07/17/2013

Randy Wittman on Jan Vesely's confidence

Wizards coach: 'If you don't have confidence, you aren't going to be worth a crap. And that's kind of what he's been.'

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:17 PM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Randy Wittman, Wizards

Posted at 10:58 AM ET, 07/08/2013

Jan Vesely at Nats Park

The Wizards big man also shows us what a team full of Jan Vesely's would look like.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:58 AM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Nats, Wizards

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 06/21/2013

Athletes debate Instagram vs. Vine

A curious number of our local athletes care about such things.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:03 AM ET, 06/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeJon Gomes, Donte' Stallworth, Jan Vesely, Jordan Bernstein, Monique Curry, Mystics, Redskins, Richard Crawford Jr., Wizards

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 06/20/2013

Jan Vesely makes absurdist Beastie Boys video

The Wizards forward stars in a bizarre music video masterpiece.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:14 AM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Wizards

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 04/19/2013

Jan Vesely hates free throws

No one look at Vesely while he's shooting.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:59 AM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. Price, Jan Vesely, Jordan Crawford, Wizards

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 04/17/2013

Jan Vesely's shoes have sentimental value

The Wizards forward was eager to show of the sneakers designed by his fiancee.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:05 AM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Wizards

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 04/17/2013

Don't hide Alex Ovechkin's lady or he'll destroy the locker room

Ovi is intense.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:02 AM ET, 04/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Evan Royster, Jack Hillen, Jan Vesely, Maria Kirilenko, Morning pixels, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 04/05/2013

Wizards pose for impromptu team picture

This picture raises so many questions.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:24 PM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. Price, Cartier Martin, Chris Singleton, Emeka Okafor, Garrett Temple, Jan Vesely, Kevin Seraphin, Martell Webster, Nene, Trevor Ariza, Trevor Booker. John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Morning Pixels: Caps ask junior team to change their jerseys

The team doesn't like copycats.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:42 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Danny Espinosa, Jan Vesely, Martell Webster, Morning pixels, Nats, Wizards

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 02/14/2013

International Valentine's Day messages from Caps, Wizards

Some international Valentine's Day sentiments from some local athletes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:40 AM ET, 02/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Jan Vesely, Karl Alzner, Kevin Seraphin, Marcus Johansson, Michal Neuvirth, Tomas Kundratek, Valentine's Day, Wizards

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 02/08/2013

Chef Jose Andres teaching Martell Webster how to use a knife

The Wizards spent the afternoon at D.C. Central Kitchen, learning from the famous chef.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:57 AM ET, 02/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Garrett Temple, Jan Vesely, John Wall, Kevin Serpahin, Martell Webster, Wizards

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Morning Pixels: Three wins means a Wizards winning streak

Now the sad pixels are coming from the visitor's locker room.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:45 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Caps, Jan Vesely, John Wall, Michael Morse, Morning pixels, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 01/09/2013

Morning Pixels: Hogettes want Frank Herzog added to Redskins Ring of Fame

The legendary fan group is petitioning the team to honor the former broadcaster.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:27 AM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam LaRoche, Alex Ovechkin, Caps, Frank Herzog, Jan Vesely, Kirk Cousins, Mike Green, Morning pixels, Nats, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 12/03/2012

Leonsis: I support Jan Vesely'

Wizards owner comes out in support of his many young players, and especially the first-round pick from 2011.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:26 AM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Nene, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 11/28/2012

David Aldridge: Vesely's skillset is nothing'

If you want to feel better about the Wizards' second-year big man, just go somewhere else for a few minutes.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:19 PM ET, 11/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Aldridge, ESPN 980, Jan Vesely, Tony Kornheiser, Wizards

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Jordan Crawford pulls a fast one on the refs

Crawford almost gets away with shooting free throws for Vesely.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:57 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Jordan Crawford, Wizards

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 11/05/2012

Morning Pixels: Tony Dungy on Mike Shanahan

D.C. media members didn't like Mike Shanahan's postgame comments on Sunday. Neither did Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:24 AM ET, 11/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, Mike Shanahan, Morning pixels, Redskins, Steve Czaban, Tony Dungy

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Morning pixels: It’s all good times from here on out

With the slowest sports week of the year behind us, we have much to look forward to.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:33 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nats, Redskins, Wizards, Tennis | Tags:  Shelvin Mack, Chris Singleton, Jan Vesely, Bradley Beal, Tomas Satoransky, Ian Desmond, Gio Gonzalez

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 06/15/2012

Jan Vesely as an actual wizard

This Vesely magazine cover might be the greatest Wizards cover ever.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:02 AM ET, 06/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Wizards, Jan Vesely

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 05/08/2012

Jan Vesely watches himself kiss his girlfriend on a Czech talk show

Having completed his rookie season in D.C., the Wizards project sits in on the famous Jana Krause Show.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:08 PM ET, 05/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Jan Vesely, Jana Krause

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Jan Vesely and his dad at the Czech Embassy

Wizards rookie and his father share cookies and coffee with their country’s ambassador to the U.S.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:03 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Jan Vesely

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 10:40 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Jan Vesely blocks a shot out of bounds

Wizards first-round draft pick has had his ups and downs, but his ups involve a lot of vertical.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:40 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards | Tags:  Jan Vesely