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The recent success of the Wizards has to do with a lot of different improvements -- from defense to Nene to Marcin Gortat to three-point shooting -- but the max player, John Wall, gets credited.
Playing in a milestone game like No. 200 of his NBA career provides an opportunity to compare John Wall's stats against the NBA's best.
The Wizards have lost seven of nine games, but the starting backcourt of John Wall and Bradley Beal shouldered the blame for the slow start and insisted coach Randy Wittman isn't the problem.
Leonsis doesn't believe he's getting it done, at least not where it counts the most. The NHL and NBA owner graded himself Tuesday, and the marks reflect the mixed results and shifting expectations regarding both franchises since he took over the Capitals in 1999 and the Wizards in 2010.
The owner of the Washington Capitals and Wizards says he doesn't ask for much from the D.C. government, but that better traffic control and increased police presence around Verizon Center would be nice.
Four days after it happened, it is still sickening to watch the beatdown that Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Ray Emery gave Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby Friday night in the midst of the Capitals 7-0 beatdown of the Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.
The rebuilding, supposed-to-be-really-bad Philadelphia 76ers are 2-0, having followed their stunner over the Miami Heat with a win that left the Washington Wizards' fans booing and their coach already questioning the players' commitment.
Nationals Park, RFK Stadium and FedEx Field are the candidates to host the Winter Classic when the NHL's annual New Year's Day outdoor game comes to the nation's capital in 2015.
The D.C. area has several potential sites to host the game, including Nationals Park, RFK Stadium and FedEx Field.