Pau Gasol


More proof that John Wall's star is on the rise came Christmas morning courtesy of the NBA.


Despite losing 99-91 to the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday, the Wizards can take solace in knowing they at least belong in the conversation though they didn't play their best:


In the first of four regular-season meetings between the Wizards and Chicago Bulls, nothing is truly settled after Tuesday's game at Verizon Center.


The Wizards aren't just aiming to go a step beyond last season's playoff success, which would mean the Eastern Conference finals.


Despite the hard foul on Jimmy Butler -- in a preseason game -- the subsequent exchange of bad words and fines and suspensions that ensued, Paul Pierce believes the shooting guard is worthy of bei