Wizards columns

Like fingerprints, each D.C. sports team’s frustration is unique
The endings have been the same, but Washington teams are in different parts of their stories.
Washington is being treated to a rare delight: NBA and NHL ‘pennant races’
(The Washington Post, March 30, 2017; 12:24 PM)
Three D.C. teams make capital improvements that could signal era of prosperity
(The Washington Post, March 8, 2017; 7:07 AM)
As Washington’s sports teams show, sports’ greatest gift is their surprise
(The Washington Post, December 24, 2015; 7:01 AM)
Wizards, Capitals and D.C. lost hard. That’s key to someday winning big.
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2015; 3:35 PM)
Hey, D.C. sports fans, it gets better. I should know, I lived it once before.
(The Washington Post, April 14, 2015; 5:26 PM)
Basketball fundamentals cross borders to shape today’s NBA
(The Washington Post, January 14, 2015; 5:30 PM)
The data that forecasts a Wizards’ swoon may also hold the key to breaking out of it
(The Washington Post, January 4, 2015; 11:38 PM)
John Wall provides a lesson to other Washington teams: Young stars need time
(The Washington Post, December 26, 2014; 4:23 PM)
Washington Wizards’ renaissance testifies to resilience of Ernie Grunfeld, patience of Ted Leonsis
(The Washington Post, December 12, 2014; 11:32 AM)
Washington Wizards are worthy of attention, unlike others in town
(The Washington Post, November 25, 2014; 9:38 PM)
Wizards haven’t won over this town yet
(The Washington Post, November 1, 2014; 10:57 PM)
Paul Pierce signing is further evidence of Washington Wizards’ progress
(The Washington Post, July 14, 2014; 12:31 PM)
The Wizards are wise to make Marcin Gortat their top free agent priority
(The Washington Post, July 1, 2014; 11:57 PM)
From John Wall to Stephen Strasburg to RGIII to Bryce Harper, Washington’s young stars are judged by impossible standards
(The Washington Post, May 17, 2014; 6:17 PM)
Wizards did their part; now it’s time for owner Ted Leonsis to keep all the pieces in place
(The Washington Post, May 16, 2014; 7:47 AM)
Wizards’ NBA playoff loss to Pacers doesn’t diminish their gains this season
(The Washington Post, May 15, 2014; 11:47 PM)
Marcin Gortat gives Wizards shot in the arm in Game 5 rout, shaking off his earlier struggles
(The Washington Post, May 13, 2014; 11:35 PM)
Washington Wizards might be facing the end of a great ride in NBA playoffs
(The Washington Post, May 11, 2014; 11:39 PM)
John Wall has to pick up his game for Wizards to keep up with the Pacers
(The Washington Post, May 10, 2014; 6:33 PM)
Randy Wittman has made Washington Wizards true believers in themselves
(The Washington Post, May 6, 2014; 6:39 PM)
Pacers, suddenly confident again, like their chances against the Wizards in Round 2
(The Washington Post, May 4, 2014; 8:19 PM)
These Wizards are almost enough to put 35 years of ineptitude in the rear-view mirror
(The Washington Post, April 24, 2014; 3:47 PM)
2014 NBA playoffs, as previewed by the Couch Slouch
(The Washington Post, April 20, 2014; 2:25 PM)
John Wall, Washington Wizards have taken next step; now the climbing gets steep
(The Washington Post, April 18, 2014; 10:01 AM)
Playoff-bound Washington Wizards are worthy of your attention
(The Washington Post, April 13, 2014; 5:27 PM)
Nene returning to the court couldn’t be happening at a better time for Washington Wizards
(The Washington Post, April 8, 2014; 5:51 PM)
John Wall has lifted Wizards to NBA playoffs, and now will have to raise his game again
(The Washington Post, April 6, 2014; 3:08 PM)
Washington Wizards have the experience to weather any experience
(The Washington Post, March 24, 2014; 4:45 PM)
Trevor Ariza has been key to Washington Wizards’ recent success, but he might be gone next season
(The Washington Post, March 17, 2014; 1:44 PM)