John Wall won't defend his dunk title at All-Star weekend, but the Wizards point guard will take part in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge at Barclays Center along with seven others.
Former Maryland head coach and Hall of Famer Gary Williams compared freshman guard Melo Trimble to an NBA lottery pick. Details here.
In leading the Wizards to a four-game winning streak, the longest active in the Eastern Conference, John Wall has been named NBA Player of the Week, the league announced.
Now that the Wizards are among the NBA's elite teams, they're going to have to get used to low-rung teams such as the Utah Jazz giving them their best shot.
Getting up for the Utah Jazz, after routing the Los Angeles Clippers two days ago, is difficult proposition for any team though no one in the locker room will admit it.