DC Sports Bog: NBA

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 03/10/2014

Marcin Gortat wants fighting in the NBA

Wizards center would like players to be able to throw fists at each other during games.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:38 PM ET, 03/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat, NBA, Wizards

Posted at 08:29 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Kevin Durant’s Maryland blue crab shoes

Maryland’s most famous active basketball star pays homage to his seafood roots. All that’s missing is Old Bay.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:29 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA, Nike

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 10/09/2013

Why the Wizards were blacked out

The Wizards were blacked out Tuesday night. They won't be on Saturday, though. Here's all the boring details.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:30 PM ET, 10/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Comcast SportsNet, NBA, 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 04:22 PM ET, 07/18/2013

Ray Allen on the Heat and bandwagon fans

Ray Allen saw plenty of Miami Heat fans this season who have never been to Miami. I asked him whether that was good or bad.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:22 PM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Heat, NBA, Ray Allen, Wizards

Posted at 08:19 AM ET, 07/08/2013

Kevin Durant and Monica Wright, 2006 All-Mets, are engaged

Seven years ago, Kevin Durant and Monica Wright were the best high school basketball players in the D.C. area. Now, they're getting married.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:19 AM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  high schools, Kevin Durant, Monica Wright, NBA, WNBA

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 05/31/2013

Elgin Baylor auction filled with D.C. sports treasures

Basketball great is auctioning off most of his sports collectibles; many reflect his Washington roots.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:44 PM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Elgin Baylor, NBA, Spingarn

Posted at 08:22 AM ET, 05/31/2013

Georgetown greats go to Miami to support Roy Hibbert

Otto Porter, Jeff Green and Greg Monroe travel south to watch another Hoya in the Eastern Conference finals.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:22 AM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Falk, Georgetown, Morning pixels, NBA, Otto Porter, Roy Hibbert

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Kevin Durant at DeMatha, in images

This is what it looks like when one of the best basketball players in the world visits a local high school for some pick-up action. (Hint: it looks like basketball.)

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:51 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeMatha, Kevin Durant, NBA

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 05/22/2013

Kevin Durant's back tattoo has a misspelling (Updated)

Always bring an editor along when you get back tattoos.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:26 PM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Adrian Dantley talks to CNN about being a crossing guard

NBA great explains why he is dressing in bright yellow to help little Silver Springers get across the street.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:48 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Dantley, NBA

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Dan Snyder and Mike Shanahan at the Suns-Lakers game

Redskins owner and Redskins coach nab primo Lakers-Suns seats during a trip to Phoenix for the NFL owners meetings.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:44 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dan Snyder, Mike Shanahan, NBA, Redskins

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Morning Pixels: Adrian Dantley as a crossing guard

Here's a video of Adrian Dantley acting as a crossing guard in Silver Spring, which is all kind of weird.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adrian Dantley, Morning pixels, NBA

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Washington Kastles link themselves with Miami Heat

Sure, the Miami Heat have won many games in a row, but as ESPN pointed out, they aren't in Kastles territory yet.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:13 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kastles, Miami Heat, NBA

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 12/12/2012

Kevin Durant's new shoe inspired by Mumbo Sauce

D.C.'s finest NBA star has a new shoe coming out, and it apparently has a unique inspiration

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:05 AM ET, 12/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, NBA, Nike

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 11/06/2012

Wolf Blitzer explains his love of the Wizards

The CNN newsman talks to NBA TV about his enduring love of the Washington Wizards, despite it all.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:34 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, Media, NBA TV, Wizards, Wolf Blitzer

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 05/22/2012

Shaquille O’Neal responds to Michael Lee tweet on air

A brief discussion of NBA nicknames, courtesy of Shaq and Michael Lee.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:12 AM ET, 05/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NBA | Tags:  NBA, Michael Lee