X-Washington Wizards 50-32 (2) Three of the last four NBA seasons have seen the Washington Wizards reach the playoffs, but they have been unable to advance past the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Last season the Wizards won 49 games for their highest win total since the 1979 which was their last trip to the NBA Finals. [...]
Will the Washington Wizards be able to build off of their strong season?
Let's get it on.
Heading into the 2016-2017 NBA season, it was tough to get a fix on the Washington Wizards. Scott Brooks was set to begin his first season as the Wizards head coach, while Washington's two best players in point guard John Wall and shooting guard Bradley Beal were not on the same page. John Wall, [...]
There's no love lost between the Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics.
X-Atlanta Hawks 46-36 (6) Believe it or not, the Atlanta Hawks will enter the 2016-2017 NBA season with the second longest active playoff streak in the league. The Hawks have made the playoffs in each of the last nine seasons and they've done it under the guidance of three different head coaches. Mike Budenholzer is [...]
A career year by John Wall wasn't enough to get the Washington Wizards to the playoffs.
Will the emergence of center Andre Drummond be enough for the Detroit Pistons to make the NBA Playoffs for the first time since 2009?
Y-Miami Heat 51-31 (3) We all expected the Miami Heat to take a step back last season, but it was worse than expected for them. After making four straight trips to the NBA Finals, the Heat struggled last season; especially since small forward LeBron James decided to rejoin the Cleveland Cavaliers. Injuries also derailed the [...]
For 17 years, Washington Wizards small forward Paul Pierce has navigated up and down basketball courts in the NBA with precision. Pierce is in his first season with the Wizards, and at the age of 37, he might not be the focal point of their offense, but when the chips are on the table he [...]