The State of the Wizards

By Joe Civiello (@Jello2222) Every year it seems the price tag on the best NBA players goes up. This year has been no different. Stephen Curry reached a five-year, $201 million extension with the Golden State Warriors last month, and Kyle Lowry re-signed with the Toronto Raptors on a three-year, $100 million deal. We've even …

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Why Melo Trimble Is A Fit With Hometown Wizards

As this predicable NBA season wraps up, every NBA team is using this time period to work out NBA prospects for the upcoming NBA Draft on June 22. For players like Melo Trimble, this is the most important time of their basketball careers. Unlike top 3 projected pick Lonzo Ball, Melo doesn't have the luxury …

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Shipping out of Nats Park: A Hit Song By Daniel “Drop Kick” Murphy

By Mike Civiello (@MikeyCiv) Full disclosure I don't believe in jinxes (See Wilson Ramos post). Mr. Daniel Murphy...wow. Thought he was going to cool down, but he is still hitting around .350 with 20+ dingers. Never will it get old. That hold the bat out in front of him trot, after he just knows he crushed one. The man …

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Wizards’ Offseason: The Book of Ernie

Written by Joe Civiello (@Joe_Civ) Quick Summer league notes: Summer league is wrapped up. The Wizards had partially guaranteed contracts given to Daniel Ochefu and Sheldon McCllelan after the draft, two players we were excited to see. It turns out 28 year old center Michael Eric, and swingman Danuel House balled out. House earned himself …

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Wilson Ramos Appreciation: The Buffalo is Stampeding Through 2016 and the Nats are Reaping the Benefits

By Mike Civiello (@MikeyCiv) This is our first Nationals blog post. For some time I wanted to do something Nats related. An easy one was to recognize Daniel Murphy's hotter than the sun start (still has a pretty solid .358 average as I am typing this). I think I missed my window for that. But …

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