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5 hrs ago | Bullets Forever

The Consequences of Kevin Seraphin's Qualifying Offer

Kevin Seraphin will make $3,898,692 in 2014-2015. That's not that much in NBA dollars, and it doesn't usually make a difference for teams that are over the cap but under the luxury tax, the situation the Wizards currently find themselves in, because these teams often have no way of adding salary other than signing free agents for the veteran's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Kevin Seraphin, NBA Players, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics, Kris Humphries

9 hrs ago | Wiz of Awes

NBA Rumors: Washington Wizards To Host New York Knicks On Christmas Day

Well, after making a run in this year's NBA Playoffs before getting bounced out by the Indiana Pacers in the semi-finals, the Washington Wizards have given themselves some much needed exposure.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, Bradley Beal, NBA Players, Paul Pierce

Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Washington Post

Beal focused on getting better

Bradley Beal celebrated his 21st birthday with a lavish party in his hometown of St. Louis that included women wearing body paint of his Wizards jersey and doing circus tricks from the ceiling.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Bradley Beal, NBA Players, John Wall, Kevin Seraphin, Paul Pierce

Wed Jul 30, 2014

CBS Local

Kevin Durant Deletes Twitter on Phone Due to Constant Wizards Questions

John Wall of the Washington Wizards talks with Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder during the game at the Verizon Center on February 2, 2014 in Washington.

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The Washington Post

John Walla s goal for next season: a The Finalsa

The Wizards' season ended with a disappointing loss to the Indiana Pacers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, but to John Wall, the team has been winning ever since.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, Paul Pierce, Kris Humphries, Boston Celtics, Bradley Beal, Andre Miller

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sports Media 101

Do the Wizards Have Enough Frontcourt Minutes to Go Around?

Wizards 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Washington Wizards as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Kevin Seraphin, Al Harrington, NBA Players, Drew Gooden, Kris Humphries, Boston Celtics

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bullets Forever

What are the Wizards' chances of running on the "Treadmill of Mediocrity" in the future?

The Wizards had a very good free agency period during this offseason. But because other NBA teams had good offseasons themselves, we also need to look at their risk of being perennially mediocre.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Garrett Temple, NBA Players, Paul Pierce, Drew Gooden, Kris Humphries, Boston Celtics

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Sports Media 101

Should the Wizards Leave a Roster Spot Open for Al Harrington?

Wizards 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the Washington Wizards as a part of Sports Media 101 .

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Al Harrington, NBA Players, Paul Pierce, Kevin Seraphin, Andre Miller

Wiz of Awes

NBA Free Agency Rumors: Al Harrington Could Still Return To Wizards Next Season

Nov 3, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Washington Wizards power forward Al Harrington is pressured by Miami Heat power forward Chris Andersen during the first period at American Airlines Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Al Harrington, NBA Players, Kris Humphries, Boston Celtics, Paul Pierce, Miami Heat

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bullets Forever

No, John Wall doesn't need to shoot less often

One piece argues that John Wall needs to shoot less for the Wizards to be better.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, John Wall, NBA Players, Bradley Beal, Paul Pierce, Drew Gooden

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Wiz of Awes

Washington Wizards: Summer In Review

Mar 15, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards players celebrate on the bench against the Brooklyn Nets in the fourth quarter at Verizon Center.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

BleacherReport

5 NBA Teams That Vaulted into Contention During the 2014 Offseason

It's not often that a free-agent crop is capable of completely shifting the NBA landscape - of turning pretenders into contenders and contenders into also-rans.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets, NBA Players

BleacherReport

Can Paul Pierce Provide Washington Wizards with What They Need?

In a move that lends significant credibility to their upward trajectory, free agent Paul Pierce opted to sign a two-year, $10 million contract with the Washington Wizards .

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bullets Forever

The Wizards may have too many big men

It's a weird thing to say, but have the Wizards loaded up on their frontcourt too much at the expense of other positions? I agree with common opinion that the Wizards had a great offseason, though mostly for big-picture reasons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Washington Wizards, NBA Basketball, Kevin Seraphin, Al Harrington, NBA Players, Drew Gooden, New Jersey Nets

Sun Jul 20, 2014

NBA.com

Hang Time: Only The Beginning

That flash we saw from the John Wall and Bradley Beal -led Wizards in the Eastern Conference semifinals is still going strong into both free agency and here in the Samsung NBA Summer League, where youngsters like Glen Rice Jr .

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Milwaukee Bucks awarded contract of guard Kendall Marshall, 2 days after Lakers waive him

The Milwaukee Bucks have been awarded the contract of Kendall Marshall, the second-year guard who was waived last week by the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

BleacherReport

Washington Wizards Gearing Up for Run at Eastern Conference Supremacy

What's keeping the Washington Wizards from rising near the very top of the Eastern Conference standings in 2014-15? The Cleveland Cavaliers are expected to be quite competitive after receiving a commitment and signed contract from LeBron James, but they're still a youthful and inexperienced bunch without much hope on the defensive end.

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SLAM! Sports

Wizards acquire Kris Humphries from Boston Celtics

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade shoots the ball as Boston Celtics forward/centre Kris Humphries defends during the first quarter at TD Garden.

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Wiz of Awes

NBA Free Agency: The Wizardry of Ernie Grunfeld

I haven't seen the Wizards manage their finances this well since Gringotts Wizarding Bank.

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MSNBC

Report: Wizards to bring back Kevin Seraphin on $3.8 million qualifying offer

With all the moves the Wizards had made to bring depth to the front line in the past week - Kris Humphries , DeJuan Blair , not to mention re-signing Marcin Gortat - it had looked like Kevin Seraphin 's time in the nation's Capital is done.

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