NEW YORK -- With great joy, Paul Pierce stood up from the bench late in the fourth quarter, turned to the crowd and Madison Square Garden and shouted, "Christmas is cancelled." His teammate, John
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