Wizards are bullish on their future

(Elise Amendola / Associated Press)

Six players score in double figures to lead rout in Boston as Wizards move up to No. 5 and will meet Chicago in the first round of the playoffs.

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NBA releases first-round playoff schedule

NBA releases first-round playoff schedule

WIzards clinch fifth seed, open at Chicago on Sunday night.

Wizards are bullish on their future

Wizards are bullish on their future

Six players score in double figures to lead rout in Boston as Wizards move up to No. 5 and will meet Chicago in the first round of the playoffs.

Lamar Odom signs with Knicks for one game

Lamar Odom signs with Knicks for one game

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Wizards going for fifth - or sixth - place

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Wizards’ top 10 moments of regular season

Wizards’ top 10 moments of regular season

Here are 10 moments that helped propel the Wizards to their most successful season since 2008.

Wizards gain momentum as Trevor Ariza recovers from flu, shooting slump

Wizards gain momentum as Trevor Ariza recovers from flu, shooting slump

After failing to hit a three-pointer in three straight games, Wizards top shooter has hit seven of his last 11 tries.

Robin Givhan’s scathing review of the original Wizards logo

Robin Givhan’s scathing review of the original Wizards logo

Post fashion writer delivered an epic takedown of the Wizards mark.

NBA playoffs picture still murky

NBA playoffs picture still murky

We know who’s in the postseason, but many of the matchups won’t be determined until after final buzzers sound tonight.

Blake Griffin faces suspension as Clippers play for No. 2 seed

Blake Griffin faces suspension as Clippers play for No. 2 seed

Drawing his 16th technical foul means a one-game suspension as L.A. plays Portland in the regular-season finale.

Fifth place in play in Boston

Fifth place in play in Boston

With the Brooklyn Nets losing on Monday to the New York Knicks, the Wizards have a legitimate chance to claim fifth place in the Eastern Conference with a win in Boston.

Wizards increase Nene’s minutes

Wizards increase Nene’s minutes

Nene logged 24 minutes in win against Miami, marking his highest total since returning from knee injury.

Wittman has emerged from the shadows

Wittman has emerged from the shadows

As a player and a coach, Randy Wittman has never led the marquee, but he has Washington in the playoffs.

The Washington Wizards could’ve been the Washington Ravens

Before Baltimore’s NFL team started using it, a fan suggested Ravens as a replacement for Bullets.

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Who is the most important Wizard in the postseason?

Who is the most important Wizard in the postseason?

The Post Sports Live crew discusses which Wizards player is most vital to the team’s playoff chances.

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Where's the Wizards buzz?

Where's the Wizards buzz?

The team is in the playoffs for the first time in years. Why does it seem like local fans aren't excited?

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Caps hit the wall, Nats have a Braves problem and buzz-less Wizards set for playoffs

Caps hit the wall, Nats have a Braves problem and buzz-less Wizards set for playoffs

The Capitals enter the offseason early and with questions, the Braves extend their dominance over the Nats, and the Wizards head for the playoffs for the first time in six years.

Randy Wittman on his relationship with John Wall

Randy Wittman on his relationship with John Wall

Wizards coach says his point guard has to be an extension of him.

Five, six or seven seed?

Five, six or seven seed?

Wizards had big win against Miami, but Bobcats made sure that the last day of regular season will still matter.

Damian Lillard insults Karl Malone in ad (video)

Damian Lillard insults Karl Malone in ad (video)

Trail Blazers star doesn’t want to be one of those guys with no rings, he says, in Foot Locker commercial.

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The Heat playing it cool

The Heat playing it cool

Miami is undaunted by its fall to the No. 2 seed in the East, but will the Heat be able to flip the switch?

Heat take a rest, Wizards take a rout

Heat take a rest, Wizards take a rout

James, Bosh sit as Ariza scores 25 and Nene adds 18 in 114-93 blowout of two-time defending champions.

Wizards vs. Heat: Game 81 Open Thread

Wizards vs. Heat: Game 81 Open Thread

Facing the LeBron-less Heat, Wizards seek first three-game win streak in a month.

On the Wizards coverage in the post

On the Wizards coverage in the post

One reader suggests that the Wiz haven’t received the real estate they deserve on the front page.

With or without LeBron, Wizards still motivated for Monday’s game

With or without LeBron, Wizards still motivated for Monday’s game

LeBron James might sit out Monday’s game at Washington but that won’t damper the Wizards’ drive.

Ten-year-old has ‘awesome’ time after signing one-day contract with Wizards

Ten-year-old has ‘awesome’ time after signing one-day contract with Wizards

Wizards and Make-A-Wish Foundation come together to make Amaris Jackson’s day.

Spurs lock up home court in NBA playoffs while no one is looking

Spurs lock up home court in NBA playoffs while no one is looking

The team is as nonchalant as its coach about an accomplishment that could help enormously in, say, a Finals Game 7.

Lacking enthusiasm for Wizards

Lacking enthusiasm for Wizards

Despite the first playoff berth in forever, D.C. doesn’t seem overly excited about the Wizards. Five wise observers attempt to figure out why.

Wall evolves in point guard role

Wall evolves in point guard role

In his fourth year, John Wall has posts career highs in scoring, assists and reaches the playoffs.

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It’s time to take notice of the Wizards

It’s time to take notice of the Wizards

COLUMN | John Wall and company should see an uptick in attendance and fan interest after this season’s success.

Knicks get their own hilarious “One Shining Moment” (video)

Knicks get their own hilarious “One Shining Moment” (video)

They were eliminated from playoff contention Saturday, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t provide any number of highlights.

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