Wizards follow through

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Wary of the ‘trap’ game, Paul Pierce scores team-high 25 points as Washington improves to 9-3 with 111-100 win in Milwaukee.

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Nene, Otto Porter Jr. dealing with injuries

Porter (hamstring) was inactive Saturday against the Bucks and Nene (foot) played just six minutes.

Wizards follow through

Wizards follow through

Wary of the ‘trap’ game, Paul Pierce scores team-high 25 points as Washington improves to 9-3 with 111-100 win in Milwaukee.

Wizards at Bucks: Game 12 discussion thread

Wizards at Bucks: Game 12 discussion thread

The Wizards are in Milwaukee to complete a back-to-back.

Kevin Seraphin displays potential with his dominance against Cavaliers

Kevin Seraphin displays potential with his dominance against Cavaliers

Seraphin scored 12 points in the second quarter and blocked three shots.

Marcin Gortat on Cavaliers: ‘I think they were just sloppy’

Marcin Gortat on Cavaliers: ‘I think they were just sloppy’

The Cavaliers scored a season-low 78 points in their loss to the Wizards Friday.

No bowing to the King

No bowing to the King

John Wall scores 17 of his team-high 28 points in the third quarter as Washington builds a lead it would not surrender in beating LeBron James and Cleveland in front of a sellout crowd at Verizon Center.

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Cavaliers are not yet fit for a King

Cavaliers are not yet fit for a King

LeBron James and Cleveland’s high-profile role players are still getting used to each other, leaving an opportunity for Eastern Conference contenders like the Wizards.

Discuss Wizards-Cavaliers

Discuss Wizards-Cavaliers

The Wizards host the Cavaliers on national television.

Dave Whelan, aka the Donald Sterling of English soccer, tried to apologize, but may have made things worse

Dave Whelan, aka the Donald Sterling of English soccer, tried to apologize, but may have made things worse

The day after he apologized during a BBC interview for anti-Semitic and racist comments he made in a newspaper, England’s Football Association announced that it would investigate the Wigan Athletic owner.

Cleared for contact, Webster returns to practice

Cleared for contact, Webster returns to practice

The swingman has participated in live action at practice and said his return remains ‘on schedule.’

Dallas Mavericks’ offense is on a historic pace

Dallas Mavericks’ offense is on a historic pace

The Mavericks are scoring 116.7 points per 100 possessions, a mark that would edge out the 1986-87 “Showtime” Los Angeles Lakers as the all-time best (115.6).

Paul Pierce, LeBron James to renew individual rivalry Friday

Paul Pierce, LeBron James to renew individual rivalry Friday

Pierce and James have met in the postseason five times.

Wizards raise their guard for Cavaliers

Wizards raise their guard for Cavaliers

Bradley Beal’s strong return comes just in time for a showdown with King James and Cleveland on Friday night.

Wizards-Cavaliers: A rivalry renewed

Wizards-Cavaliers: A rivalry renewed

There was plenty of animosity between the teams during LeBron James’s first stint in Cleveland. What will Friday bring?

Dave Whelan is to English soccer as Donald Sterling was to the NBA -- not good

Dave Whelan is to English soccer as Donald Sterling was to the NBA -- not good

While trying to defend controversial new manager Malky Mackay, who admitted to sending racist text messages, the Wigan athletic owner made some anti-Semitic remarks of his own.

Wizards assign Rice to D-League’s Fort Wayne Mad Ants

Wizards assign Rice to D-League’s Fort Wayne Mad Ants

Rice lost his spot in the rotation and was inactive Wednesday.

Nike nixes plan for Allen Iverson sneaker after Allen Iverson gets his lawyers involved

Nike nixes plan for Allen Iverson sneaker after Allen Iverson gets his lawyers involved

The sneaker was never associated with the retired star, but it sure did look like it was.

Hulk Hogan attends Cleveland Cavaliers game to promote upcoming WWE pay-per-view

Hulk Hogan attends Cleveland Cavaliers game to promote upcoming WWE pay-per-view

The pro wrestling legend asked, ” ‘Whatchya gonna do, brother,’ when WWE’s ‘TLC’ pay-per-view event rolls into the Q next month?”

The 76ers first win could be sooner than you might think

The 76ers first win could be sooner than you might think

Philadelphia tied the 2010-11 Cavaliers last season for most losses in a row with 26 and haven’t given anyone any reason to doubt they might do it again this year. But they have to win a game sometime, don’t they?

Kevin Durant adds Sonic to list of endorsement deals

Kevin Durant adds Sonic to list of endorsement deals

And Seattle basketball fans can’t help but sense the irony...

Randy Wittman challenges his players to grow up emotionally

Randy Wittman challenges his players to grow up emotionally

Wizards lost at home for the first time this season

Solomon Hill turned an airball into a game-winner for the Pacers

Solomon Hill turned an airball into a game-winner for the Pacers

The last-second play spoiled the return to Indiana of Hornets forward Lance Stephenson.

It took three overtimes, but Jason Kidd got the last laugh on the Nets

It took three overtimes, but Jason Kidd got the last laugh on the Nets

The former Nets coach was booed heavily but his Bucks prevailed -- eventually.

Beal’s back, but Wizards fall short

Beal’s back, but Wizards fall short

Shooting guard scores 21 in his return from a broken wrist, but Monta Ellis and the Mavs are too much, 105-102.

The Raptors’ tribute to Vince Carter moved him to tears

The Raptors’ tribute to Vince Carter moved him to tears

After a decade of booing, Toronto fans gave the artist formerly known as “Vinsanity” a standing ovation, and it clearly got to the normally stoic player.

Wizards vs. Mavericks: Game 10 discussion thread

Wizards vs. Mavericks: Game 10 discussion thread

The Wizards host the Mavericks with Bradley Beal back from injury

NBA suspends Charlotte Hornets’ Jeffery Taylor for 24 games for domestic violence

NBA suspends Charlotte Hornets’ Jeffery Taylor for 24 games for domestic violence

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver reiterated the need to send a strong message to deter players from committing similar crimes in the future.

Marcin Gortat gets existential

Marcin Gortat gets existential

If you like to hear NBA big men talk about the meaning of life, Marcin Gortat has you covered.

Lee for 3: Cavs have problems on defense

Lee for 3: Cavs have problems on defense

Cleveland is too bad defensively to be considered a titled favorite. Plus, how the NBA has recovered from Malice at the Palace, and Memphis keeps coming back.

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