Wizards Today 12-3-13

Posted on December 03, 2013

The Wizards are now 9-9 and hold the third best record in the Eastern Conference. Washington defeated the Orlando Magic last night at Verizon Center 98-80 giving them their fifth straight victory at home.

Washington held Orlando to an opponent-low 80 points last night. Trevor Ariza tallied a game-high 24 points on 8-of-9 shooting including 4 of 4 from downtown. Ariza has now made nine of his last 10 three-point field goals and has tallied 20+ points four times this season. John Wall recorded his eighth double-double with 16 points and a game-high 13 assists in 30 minutes of action.

The Wizards will have a few days of practice before hosting the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday at Verizon Center. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. and the game can be seen on Comcast SportsNet and heard on WFED 1500 AM / WWFD 820 AM / 106.7 The Fan / Wizards Radio Network.

The Wizards have officially kicked off their #NBAGIVEBIG #WAS campaign with Martell Webster, our team Ambassador—please look for tweets and Instagram messages from Webster and teammates!! @MartellWebster and MARTELLWEBSTER.

Must Read/See/Watch Material:

Washington Post: Wizards thump Magic, get to .500 / Ariza catching fire / Wizards going for .500 / Booker frustrated with limited role / Marcin Gortat on his nickname, friendship with Nene

CSN Washington: Wake-up call: Porter could play this week / Instant analysis: Wizards 98, Magic 80 / Nene will 'sacrifice,' play through pain again / Pregame warmup: Wall admires 'dog' in Oladipo

Bullets Forever: Otto might play Friday / Nene will 'sacrifice' to suit up / Nene's foot is still bothering him

Truth About It: Wizards vs Magic: the Game 18 Story via Twitter (The Simple Joys of .500 Basketball) / Not Really an Otto Porter UPDATE: He Shoots Basketballs (Video) / D.C. Council Opening Statements: Wizards vs Magic, Game 18

Bleacher Report: Washington Wizards Reach .500 for First Time Since Nov. 3, 2009

NBA.com: Back And Forth With Bones: Magic-Wizards

CBSSports.com: Ariza, Wall lead Wizards past Magic 98-80

Monumental Network: Numbers Speak / Mission Accomplished / Wizards Use Magic: Tweets, Quotes, and More! / John Wall Postgame - 12/2/13 / Marcin Gortat Postgame - 12/2/13 / Trevor Ariza Postgame - 12/2/13 / Nene Postgame - 12/2/13 / Randy Wittman Postgame 12/2/13 / #WizMagic Highlights / Wizards vs. Magic 12/2/2013 / Wall Fadeaway Three #WizMagic / Singleton Slam #WizMagic / John making it look easy, when he doesn't have to- look that ... / #WizMagic Gameday Blog / Randy Wittman Pregame - 12/2/13

Bucks Clips

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: John Henson adjusts to role of starting center for the Bucks / Bucks' lengthy edge helps end losing skid

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December 02, 2013

The Wizards welcome the Orlando Magic to Verizon Center for a Southeast division battle. The Wizards are 6-2 in their last 8 games and have won 5 of 7 at home. Coverage of tonight's action can be seen on Comcast SportsNet and NBATV. The game can also be heard on WFED-AM 1500 and 106.7 The Fan! Tip off is at 7 p.m.


Wizards Schedule

Friday, May. 15 

Game 6: Hawks at Wizards, 7 p.m. 

Audio: WNEW 99.1, Richmond--910 AM, Salisbury---960 AM, Hopewell, VA---1340 AM, Lynchburg, Va.---94.1 FM and 104.5 FM and 580 and 1050 AM, Martinsburg---740 AM and 106.5 FM, Greenville North Carolina  1570 AM, New Bern North Carolina  1490 AM and 103.9 FM, Wizards Radio Network, Wizards mobile apps, WashingtonWizards.com



Upcoming Schedule

Saturday, May. 16 


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