Wizards remain hot in Miami

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Washington rallies in the fourth quarter to top the Heat and extend its winning streak to six games.

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Pierce says Wizards ‘got to build better habits’

Pierce says Wizards ‘got to build better habits’

Paul Pierce wasn’t happy with Washington’s defense against the struggling Heat, even after a victory.

Wizards remain hot in Miami

Wizards remain hot in Miami

Washington rallies in the fourth quarter to top the Heat and extend its winning streak to six games.

Wizards at Heat: Game 25 discussion thread

Wizards at Heat: Game 25 discussion thread

The teams meet for the third time this season.

The time two Wizards brought guns to work

The time two Wizards brought guns to work

Gilbert Arenas and teammate never recovered, but the incident triggered an overhaul of Washington’s roster

Alex Ovechkin and John Wall trade ugly sweaters in Caps-Wizards holiday video

Alex Ovechkin and John Wall trade ugly sweaters in Caps-Wizards holiday video

Seasons greetings from your favorite Washington pro athletes!

Kevin Durant reportedly will be a game-time decision against the Lakers on Friday with ankle injury

Kevin Durant reportedly will be a game-time decision against the Lakers on Friday with ankle injury

The 2014 NBA MVP twisted his ankle after breaking an NBA record by scoring 30 points in 20 minutes.

Pierce says he will play against Heat

Pierce says he will play against Heat

Pierce missed the Wizards’ win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday because of a sore right big toe.

President Obama endorses LeBron James’s ‘I Can’t Breathe’ shirt

President Obama endorses LeBron James’s ‘I Can’t Breathe’ shirt

In an interview with People magazine, the president also said he hope more athletes take a stand on a “range of issues.“

The 10 most unforgettable sports moments of 2014

Sportsmanship and scandal, plays both great and poor and new social activism made this year stand out -- for better and for worse.

Celtics trade Rajon Rondo to Mavericks for picks, veterans

Celtics trade Rajon Rondo to Mavericks for picks, veterans

Dallas, with an eye on competing for the 2015 NBA title, makes a big upgrade at point guard.

Paul Pierce’s status vs. Heat on Friday unclear

Paul Pierce’s status vs. Heat on Friday unclear

Pierce was a partial participant at practice Thursday after being sidelined Wednesday.

NBA Power Rankings: Memphis ends Golden State’s reign

NBA Power Rankings: Memphis ends Golden State’s reign

The Warriors have been on an incredible roll, but so has Memphis, which reclaimed the top spot with two impressive wins over Western Conference elites.

John Wall’s middle management

John Wall’s middle management

The point guard’s improved efficiency on mid-range shots has helped spark arguably the best stretch of his career.

Chick-fil-A brought the Wizards free food and Marcin Gortat was loving it. Wait.

Free chicken and free publicity for everyone. Except you. You don’t get anything. Just this blog item.

Breaking down the Kings’ proposed 4-on-5 defense

Breaking down the Kings’ proposed 4-on-5 defense

The Kings’ owner wanted his team to play 4-on-5 defense. What would happen if they did?

Amid Knicks’ struggles, Anthony seeks more

Amid Knicks’ struggles, Anthony seeks more

Carmelo Anthony has a forward-looking plan, beyond basketball, to provide a better life for his son.

Michael Sam and 107 other athletes and sports officials came out in 2014

Michael Sam and 107 other athletes and sports officials came out in 2014

Eighty men and 28 women came out publicly as gay, lesbian or bisexual in 34 different sports.

Jabari Parker’s injury leaves NBA without a clear rookie of the year

Jabari Parker’s injury leaves NBA without a clear rookie of the year

Nerlens Noel and Andrew Wiggins should battle it out for the award with the Bucks’ star sidelined.

The top 10 D.C. sports phrases of 2014

The top 10 D.C. sports phrases of 2014

No means no, dry snitching and BBQ pierogi alert. It was a fun year.

Rajon Rondo could end up with Mavericks in proposed Celtics trade

Rajon Rondo could end up with Mavericks in proposed Celtics trade

If he’s leaving Boston, he seems destined for a Western Conference team.

Raptors’ ‘Drake Night’ features rapper introducing lineups, getting Adam Silver’s name wrong

Raptors’ ‘Drake Night’ features rapper introducing lineups, getting Adam Silver’s name wrong

Drake will probably say he always calls the NBA Commissioner ‘Sterling.’

Webster hopes third surgery’s a charm

Webster hopes third surgery’s a charm

After three back surgeries in four years, Martell Webster is working harder than ever to rejoin Wizards.

Jabari Parker’s first steps in the unpredictable NBA

Jabari Parker’s first steps in the unpredictable NBA

Bucks rookie has prepared for next level since but now must focus on a different dream.

Wizards make annual holiday gift delivery extravaganza

Wizards make annual holiday gift delivery extravaganza

The Wizards drop off holiday gifts, and there are lots of smiles and tears.

Michael Wilbon is angry that D.C. sports fans and media aren’t paying enough attention to the Wizards

Michael Wilbon is angry that D.C. sports fans and media aren’t paying enough attention to the Wizards

Wilbon asks: ‘Are the Redskins all that Washington can follow?’

NBA power rankings: Warriors still on top after loss, Cavs’ defense causes them to slip

NBA power rankings: Warriors still on top after loss, Cavs’ defense causes them to slip

The Warriors weren’t going to win every game, and a loss to the Grizzlies on the road is nothing to be ashamed of.

Kevin Durant on Kobe Bryant: Idea that no one wants to play with him is [expletive]

Kevin Durant on Kobe Bryant: Idea that no one wants to play with him is [expletive]

“I want to play with a winner every single night,” Durant says.

Lee for 3: Kobe Bryant’s moment belonged to him

Lee for 3: Kobe Bryant’s moment belonged to him

When Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan for third on the NBA’s all-scoring list, many of the reactions lost perspective on what the moment should’ve been about - Bryant’s incredible career.

Curse of the 2014 NBA draft strikes again as Jabari Parker tears ACL

Curse of the 2014 NBA draft strikes again as Jabari Parker tears ACL

Eight of the top 11 picks have been injured, with four to miss the entire season.

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