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  • Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) looks to pass against Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (3) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, March 31, 2013, in Washington. The Wizards won 109-92. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Wizards down Raptors for 7th straight home win

    Bradley Beal scored 24 points in his return to the lineup as Washington moved into a tie with Toronto for 10th place in the Eastern Conference.


  • Toronto Raptors guard Alan Anderson, rear, defends against Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) during the first half of their NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

    Bradley Beal stars again as Wizards down Raptors

    The third overall pick in last June's draft, and the East rookie of the month in December and January, Beal scored 20 or more for the 11th time.


  • Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) takes a shot against Denver Nuggets guard Andre Iguodala during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 22, 2013, in Washington. The Wizards won 119-113. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Bradley Beal takes knocks but Wizards beat Nuggets

    A day after spending 2½ hours at the dentist to fix his two chipped front teeth — parts of which apparently became embedded in Cartier Martin's forehead — Beal landed hard on the court while his Washington Wizards were trying to hold on to a lead.


  • Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) passes the ball as he is guarded by Houston Rockets forward Greg Smith (4) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Washington. The Wizards won 105-103. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Wizards rally past Rockets for another home win

    Bradley Beal scored 21 points, and Emeka Okafor had 17 points, 11 rebounds and made the go-ahead free throw with 5.2 seconds remaining to help the Washington Wizards overcome the Houston Rockets' 3-point barrage for a 105-103 win on Saturday night.


  • Washington Wizards' Jan Vesely (24) defends as Philadelphia 76ers' Evan Turner shoots during the first half of the 76ers' 92-84 win on Jan. 30, 2013, in Philadelphia. (Associated Press)

    Holiday, Nick Young lead 76ers over Wizards

    Nick Young scored 18 points in his first game against his old team, Jrue Holiday had 21 and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Washington Wizards 92-84 Wednesday night.


  • Sacramento Kings guard Isaiah Thomas (22) shoots over the Washington Wizards frontcourt of Nene (left), Emeka Okafor (50) and Martell Webster (9) in the first half of the Kings' 96-94 win on Jan. 28, 2013, in Washington. (Associated Press)

    Thomas' shot ends Kings' skid, top Wizards 96-94

    Isaiah Thomas made a floater with a second to play, capping a seesaw finish as the Sacramento Kings broke a four-game losing streak with a 96-94 win over the Washington Wizards on Monday night.


  • Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, center, goes to the basket against Chicago Bulls forward Carlos Boozer (5) and center Joakim Noah (13) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Washington. The Wizards won 86-73. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

    Wizards trample Bulls 86-73

    Emeka Okafor bags 15 points and 16 rebounds to help surging Washington. John Wall and Nene each scored 16 points for Washington, which has won consecutive games for the second time this season.


  • Washington Wizards center Kevin Seraphin, of France, right, shoots over Chicago Bulls center Nazr Mohammed during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Kevin Seraphin gets some tough love from his 'big brothers'

    In the visitors' locker room at United Center, Nene sat, as usual, with his feet soaking in ice water. The Wizards had just lost to the Chicago Bulls, and Nene watched as two French-speaking reporters interviewed Kevin Seraphin in his native language, a common occurrence during Washington's road games.


  • Emeka Okafor was traded from the Hornets to the Wizards in June 2012. (Associated Press)

    Wizards' Emeka Okafor anxious to play, ready to lead

    Emeka Okafor knows what it's like to be on a young and struggling team. The second pick in the 2004 NBA draft, Okafor was the first selection by the expansion Charlotte Bobcats.


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