1. 5 Biggest Takeaways from Washington Wizards' 1st Half of the Season

    If you just take a cursory look at things, 2014-15 has gone about as planned for the Washington Wizards . The Wizards are 31-16, good for third in the Eastern Conference. Washington's defense has been terrific...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 4 months ago 330 reads 1 comments

  2. Biggest Issues Washington Wizards Must Address at the 2015 Trade Deadline

    The 2015 NBA trade deadline is still nearly a month away. And yet, there's already been a flurry of trades and near-trades —the result of title hopefuls trying to beef up their rosters...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 4 months ago 6,215 reads 23 comments

  3. Developing Otto Porter Is of Paramount Importance to Washington Wizards' Future

    The 2014-15 season is going very well for the Washington Wizards . At 27-12, the Wizards sit in second place in the Eastern Conference despite a slew of injuries to start the season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 5 months ago 11,245 reads 16 comments

  4. 5 Things the Washington Wizards Must Achieve During 2015

    At 24-11, the Washington Wizards currently sit fourth in the Eastern Conference . But if their recent road trip is any indication (they went just 2-3 and lost to the Dallas Mavericks in a 114-87 blowout), they still have plenty of improving to do.

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 5 months ago 2,871 reads 12 comments

  5. Washington Wizards Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for January 2015

    Each game means a little bit more now that the NBA season has hit the new year. Teams are jockeying for playoff position every night, and the league's best squads are starting to round into form...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 5 months ago 2,485 reads 4 comments

  6. Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Washington Wizards

    The 2014 part of the 2014-15 season has gone about as well as the Washington Wizards could have hoped for. The Wizards are 20-8, good for third in the Eastern Conference...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 5 months ago 4,182 reads 6 comments

  7. 5 Surprising Statistics That Are Defining the Washington Wizards' Season

    Heading into the season, most assumed that the Washington Wizards —by virtue of their stingy defense—would be one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference. Thus far, that assumption has proved to be dead on...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 5 months ago 4,209 reads 9 comments

  8. Best and Worst-Case Scenarios for Washington Wizards in the Month of December

    The Washington Wizards have had an exciting December, to say the least. Thanks to a terrific out-of-bounds play and a heroic John Wall performance , Washington is 5-1 on the month and looking to build up a serious winning streak...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 6 months ago 2,282 reads 1 comments

  9. Washington Wizards Player Power Rankings: Stacking Up the Roster in December

    Roughly a quarter of the way through the 2014-15 NBA season, the Washington Wizards ' rotation is finally beginning to take shape. We entered the season with an idea of who the major contributors would be on this Wizards squad...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 6 months ago 3,024 reads 8 comments

  10. Washington Wizards' Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

    Roughly one month into the regular season, it's safe to say the Washington Wizards are a good team. Just how good they are, though, is a lot tougher to pin down. The Wizards are 9-5, good for second in the Eastern Conference...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 6 months ago 3,305 reads 12 comments

  11. Portland Trail Blazers vs. Boston Celtics: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The Portland Trail Blazers beat the Boston Celtics 94-88 to extend their league-high winning streak to seven games. The Celtics held the Blazers to just 35 percent shooting in the first half, and entered the third quarter up 49-44...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 6 months ago 3,196 reads 8 comments

  12. Most Startling Statistics of Washington Wizards' Season so Far

    As the Washington Wizards can attest to, the early portion of the NBA season is rife with wacky data. When a handful of games is the only sample size available, you'll sometimes see things like Rasual Butler shooting 56...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 6 months ago 3,724 reads 1 comments

  13. Denver Nuggets vs. New York Knicks: Live Score, Highlights and Reaction

    The New York Knicks (3-8) beat the Denver Nuggets (2-7) 109-93 to snap a seven-game losing streak. The game was knotted up at after the first quarter, but the Nuggets weren't able ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 7 months ago 5,080 reads 34 comments

  14. 5 Players Washington Wizards Are Most Likely to Target in a Potential Trade

    It's shaping up to be a fun season for the Washington Wizards . Despite the absence of two rotation staples in Bradley Beal and Martell Webster, the Wizards are 6-2 and sit just a half-game outside of first in the Eastern Conference ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 7 months ago 10,959 reads 21 comments

  15. The Good, Bad and Ugly from New Orleans Pelicans' Early Season

    It's typically not possible to form any conclusions about an NBA team early in the year. The New Orleans Pelicans , however, are an exception. Because after just four games, it's obvious New Orleans is in for a roller coaster season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 7 months ago 2,268 reads 9 comments

  16. Grading Washington Wizards' Final 15-Man Roster

    The Washington Wizards ' season may have started in a less-than-ideal fashion, but it would be wise not to get down on the team just yet. To say the Wizards were shorthanded when they fell 107-95 to the Miami Heat would be an understatement...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 7 months ago 4,278 reads 6 comments

  17. New Orleans Pelicans 2014-15 Season Preview: Roster Check, Record Prediction

    It's a fun time to be a New Orleans Pelicans fan. Not only did Anthony Davis spend his summer tearing through international competition, but New Orleans also made one of the year's bigger acquisitions when it traded for Omer Asik ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 7 months ago 3,700 reads 11 comments

  18. Win-Loss Predictions for Denver Nuggets in 2014-15 Season

    The 2014-15 Denver Nuggets look like a legitimate playoff team. Unfortunately, that's something that can be said about all but a handful of franchises in the Western Conference...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 8 months ago 3,222 reads 13 comments

  19. Which NY Knicks Do and Don't Fit the Triangle Offense?

    It will take time for the New York Knicks to adjust to the triangle offense. The constant flow and whirring movement of the triangle bears little resemblance to the Knicks' old, ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 8 months ago 17,648 reads 25 comments

  20. Why Anderson Varejao Is the Cleveland Cavaliers' Biggest X-Factor

    It's easy to overlook Anderson Varejao on a team boasting LeBron James, Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving . It's also a mistake...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 8 months ago 4,834 reads 6 comments

  21. Bold Predictions for James Harden's 2014-15 Season

    The 2014-15 NBA season will be James Harden 's biggest test yet. Thanks to a borderline disastrous summer that saw Chandler Parsons, Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik all skip town, the ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 9 months ago 2,004 reads 9 comments

  22. Team USA vs Dominican Republic: Game Grades, Analysis for FIBA World Cup Matchup

    The Dominican Republic pushed Team USA for much of the first half, but ultimately, the United States was too talented, busting the game open in the final 20 minutes en route to a 106-71 victory...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 9 months ago 26,627 reads 12 comments

  23. Senegal vs. Argentina: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014

    Summary To be honest, there's not all that much to say about this one. Argentina (3-1) controlled the game from the tip and cruised to an easy 81-46 victory over Senegal (2-2)...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 9 months ago 4,370 reads 0 comments

  24. Mexico vs. Australia: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014

    Summary Mexico (1-3) put up a real fight at the end, but Australia (3-1) walked away with the win, 70-62...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 9 months ago 3,668 reads 2 comments

  25. USA Basketball vs New Zealand: Game Grades, Analysis for FIBA World Cup Matchup

    After an up-and-down performance against Turkey on Sunday, it was important that Team USA came away with a convincing win against the New Zealand Tall Blacks. Mission accomplished...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about 9 months ago 7,284 reads 16 comments