ATLANTA (AP) — In a year when the geezers are coming up big in the NBA playoffs, add another one to the list.
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The gloomy faces on the Washington Wizards’ sideline told the story.
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Through the first three quarters of Game 2 of the Washington Wizards’ opening playoff series, Bradley Beal made only 6 of 18 shots. And that came after shooting just 9 for 21 in Game 1.
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LeBron James yanked off the tinted googles protecting his injured eye and flung them away.
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Washington entered Wednesday night’s game against the Nuggets having won 22 of its last 28 games, surging toward the top of the Eastern Conference behind the electric backcourt of John Wall and Bradley Beal.
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The 6-foot-4 John Wall always seems to land just outside the conversation as one of the best point guards in the NBA. Yet, in a season where James Harden and Russell Westbrook have dominated the MVP discussion, Wall also may deserve consideration.
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The Washington Wizards added scoring punch to their bench on the eve of the trade deadline, acquiring swingman Bojan Bogdanovic from the Brooklyn Nets.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — There’s always something with LeBron James, and Monday night was no different, from the gimme layup he somehow missed after admittedly traveling … to the turnaround, step-back, fadeaway 3-pointer he banked in with 0.3 seconds left to force overtime … to the indignant postgame comments about a report that he’d be OK with trading Kevin Love to acquire Carmelo Anthony.
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Washington walked out with a 92-85 victory in a game that went the way you though it might between the two. Both teams mixed moments of good with moments of sloppy.
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The Chronicle’s Jonathan Feigen discusses the Rockets’ tough loss to the Wizards at Toyota Center on Saturday night.
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Rockets interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff said all he could to make his case that Dwight Howard is routinely treated unfairly, citing “dirty” play by opponents and officials that officiate him differently than other players. He also said it is far from the first time the Rockets have made their position clear to the NBA.
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The Rockets had finally gotten the stop and the chance they needed. In a game in which neither team could stop the other enough to pull away, the Rockets had 8.4 seconds and the ball.
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Rockets center Clint Capela left Chesapeake Energy Arena limping badly on Friday with a bruised thigh after trying to draw a charge on Thunder forward Kevin Durant. He had been listed as questionable to play on Saturday, but was cleared before the game.
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