DC Sports Bog: Bullets


Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 04/23/2014

It’s been a really long time since the Wizards won the first two games of playoffs

Back then, two wins was enough to clinch a first round series.

By Scott Allen  |  09:31 AM ET, 04/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, Wizards

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 04/18/2014

The Bullets fought the Pistons’ ‘Bad Boys’ in a 1988 exhibition game

Wes Unseld played peacemaker at Baltimore Arena.

By Scott Allen  |  08:38 AM ET, 04/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 04/15/2014

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.

By Scott Allen  |  03:02 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, Wizards

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 10/08/2013

When Theismann said the Bullets were making D.C. a basketball town

More than three decades ago, Joe Theismann said Abe Pollin was turning D.C. into a basketball town. This is a fun read. So read it. Now.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:10 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Abe Pollin, Bullets, Joe Theismann, Redskins, Wizards

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 07/19/2013

Wizards now have third least successful NBA nickname

With the departure of the Bobcats, 'Wizards' sinks even further down the list of NBA misery.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:32 AM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, NBA, Wizards

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 06/17/2013

Wizards will 'probably not' return to Bullets

Most D.C. sports fans are against a Redskins name change. But the name change they do want is unlikely to happen.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:14 PM ET, 06/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, Gilbert Arenas, Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 06/07/2013

The Post, the day after the Bullets title

Thirty-five years ago from Saturday, The Post covered D.C.'s last NBA title.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:17 PM ET, 06/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, The Washington Post, Wizards

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Earl Monroe once did angel dust at Bubba Smith's house

It was all fun and games in the '70's.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:05 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, Earl Monroe, Wizards

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Wizards to hand out replica championship ring

It's not as good as an actual Wizards championship, but they're still cool.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:38 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, Giveaways, Wizards

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 02/11/2013

Ted Leonsis on 'Redskins,' 'Bullets' and 'Wizards'

Wizards owner talks about the name of the football team, the name of the basketball team, and people getting overly excited about names.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:12 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bullets, Dan Snyder, Redskins, Ted Leonsis, Wizards, WMAL