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LeBron, Cavs End Wizards' Season Again

King James posts third career triple double

(Newser) - LeBron James compiled 27 points, 13 rebounds and 13 assists for his third career playoff triple-double, all the while helping slow Caron Butler at the defensive end, and the Cavaliers beat the Wizards 105-88 on Friday night to end their contentious series in six games. It was the third consecutive... More »

LeBron Makes Wizards Pay

James pours in 32 as Cleveland takes 1-0 series lead

(Newser) - Round one went to LeBron. Determined to make the Wizards swallow their words, LeBron James scored 32 points, making two tough shots in traffic down the stretch as the Cleveland Cavaliers opened the NBA playoffs with an intense 93-86 win over Washington today. Called "overrated" by Washington's DeShawn Stevenson,... More »

Haywood's 25 Lead Wizards

With Jamison still out, others pick up slack to beat Bulls

(Newser) - Brendan Haywood scored a career-high 25 points, Caron Butler added 18 and the short-handed Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 99-87 last night. Antawn Jamison missed his second straight game with a sprained right shoulder and Gilbert Arenas rested his surgically repaired left knee for precautionary reasons, but Haywood and... More »

Wizards Top Heat to Clinch Playoff Spot

Four straight postseasons for the first time since mid-80s

(Newser) - Caron Butler scored 29 points and the Washington Wizards beat the Miami Heat 109-95 on Friday night to clinch a playoff spot for the fourth straight season. It's the first time the team has qualified for the playoffs in four consecutive seasons since it made five straight appearances from 1983-88. More »

Jamison Casts Spell Over Pistons

Wizards prove themselves with win over Detroit

(Newser) - The Wizards aren’t among the best in the NBA but they sure know how to play among them. They beat the Pistons tonight, 95-83, reports the AP, adding that to the two games each they've won against Boston, Dallas, New Orleans and Cleveland this season – all top performers... More »

Hawks Continue Playoff Push With Solid Effort in Washington

Five hit double figures for victorious Atlanta

(Newser) - Atlanta edged into the eighth slot in the Eastern Conference playoff race with a 105-96 road victory against Washington, reports AP. Mike Bibby scored 23 points and Joe Johnson had 18 points, 10 assists for the Hawks, who shot 55% from the field as the perennial cellar dwellars try to... More »

Magic Trip Up Pacers, Clinch Playoff Berth

Miller leads 76ers past Spurs; Wizards get OT win over Clippers

(Newser) - Orlando clinched a postseason spot with a 122-111 victory over Indiana, despite 22 turnovers that led to 25 Pacers points. Hedo Turkoglu shot 13-for-23 for a game-high 27 points, with Rashard Lewis adding 22 and Mo Evans pitching in 19. The Magic now have their sights on keeping their 3-seed,... More »

Prince, Pistons Rebound by Beating Knicks

Washington defeats Bosh-less Toronto; Bobcats win 4th straight

(Newser) - The Pistons apparently didn't have too bad a hangover from their big matchup with Boston the other night, as they went into Madison Square Garden and defeated the Knicks 101-97. Tayshaun Prince led the Pistons with 28 points, bouncing back from a horrendous shooting performance during his last appearance in... More »

Stevenson Stings Hornets at the Buzzer

New Orleans' third straight loss drops them to third in West

(Newser) - The Wizards stormed back from an 11-point halftime deficit against one of the West's best teams, knocking off the Hornets 95-92 on DeShawn Stevenson's buzzer-beating fadeaway three-pointer. It was a fitting conclusion on a career 33-point evening for Stevenson. The shot concluded a chippy, foul-intensive final minute. More »

76ers Push Heat Losing Streak to 11

Jamison lifts Wizards by Bobcats, Jefferson's 36 boosts Nets to win

(Newser) - The Philadelphia 76ers scored the final 10 points of overtime to send the Miami Heat to their 11th straight loss, 101-96 last night, reports the Associated Press. Andre Iguodala and Andre Miller both scored 24 points for the 76ers. Dwayne Wade scored 33 points for Miami, which has dropped 26... More »

Wiz Top Raps in OT 108-104

Jamison, Blatche lead Butler-less Washington to quality win

(Newser) - When Gilbert Arenas went down early in the season Washington rallied around Caron Butler; now with Butler out with a strained hip flexor the Wizards got a lift from a relative unknown, Andray Blatche. The 21-year-old Blatche scored 19 points in Washington’s 108-104 overtime victory over the Toronto Raptors.... More »

Wiz Conjure Rare Season Sweep of Mavs

Jazz gang up on Clippers, Rockets edge SuperSonics

(Newser) - For the first time in eleven years, Washington swept their series with Dallas with a 102-84 win—the Mavericks' worst loss of the season. It was just one more in a litany of impressive wins for the Gilbert Arenas-free Wizards, who have also beaten the NBA-leading Celtics twice in their... More »

Butler, Wizards Beat Celts Again

Boston falls to 30-6 with first two-game losing streak of season

(Newser) - Nobody can call Washington's win over Boston on Saturday a fluke after the Wizards did it again tonight to the Celtics, winning at the Garden, 88-83. Washington closed out the last six-plus minutes of the game on a 25-6 run while overcoming a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit, reports AP. Caron Butler... More »

Wizards Stun Stumbling Celtics

Boston's Big 3 can't produce in 85-78 loss

(Newser) - While most of New England was busy cheering on the still-undefeated Patriots, the other Boston juggernaut faltered for the second time in three games, falling 85-78 to the Washington Wizards. The Celtics don't think they're invincible, but Paul Pierce knows his team "can play better basketball than we did"... More »

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