Tag Archives | Washington Wizards

Bulls Finally Fall in ’14

Well kids, that’s why you shouldn’t believe in momentum. As noted in the game preview, Washington was just 2-5 since New Year’s, with their wins coming over two teams in a heap of trouble at the moment, while Chicago was the only team still unbeaten in 2014. Those things were irrelevant in tonight’s 102-88 loss […]

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Bulls vs Wizards Preview

In what qualifies as a showdown in this year’s Eastern Conference, the 17-18 Bulls, holders of the 5 seed and, along with Denver, the league’s best winning streak having won five in a row, host the 16-19 Wizards, currently the 6 seed. The defense-centric Bulls (second in defensive rating, second to last in offensive rating) […]

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Trade Rumor: Luol Deng to the Washington Wizards for the Number 3 Pick and Emeka Okafor

According to a report from ESPN’s Marc Stein earlier today, the Chicago Bulls are once again exploring Luol Deng’s trade value and have entered “exploratory discussions” with the Washington Wizards about a possible trade. As of now the outlined trade would send Luol Deng and his expiring contract to the Washington Wizards for the Emeka […]

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A crazy regular season ends with a win

In many ways — and perhaps fittingly — last night’s regular-season finale seemed to epitomize the roller coaster ride the Bulls have been on all season. With Derrick Rose’s season officially a wash  (even if no official announcement to that effect has been made), the Bulls had a chance to secure the fifth seed in […]

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Quick Reaction: Bulls 95, Wizards 92

The Bulls will open the playoffs on Saturday against the Nets. Chicago is 3-1 this season against Brooklyn, including 1-1 at the Barclays Center. MVP (Most Valuable Player): This one goes to Nazr Mohammed, because why not? He scored a season-high 17 points (7-12 FG), grabbed seven rebounds and threw down a solid dunk. He […]

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Wizards-Bulls Preview

Washington Wizards Status Check: Record: 29-52 Division: 5-11 Conference: 15-36 Road Record: 7-33 Last 10 Games: 3-7 Streak: Lost 5 Last game: 106-101 loss to Brooklyn PPG: 93.2 (28th) Opponents PPG: 95.8 (8th) Offensive Rating: 100.2 (30th) Defensive Rating: 102.9 (5th) Pace: 92.2  (14th) Effective Field Goal Percentage: .476 (25th) Turnover Percentage: .143 (26th) Defensive […]

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Dead Men Walking: Wizards 90, Bulls 86

Remember back in late January? Early February? Things were looking up for the Bulls. They weren’t just thinking about making the playoffs. They were taking aim at the second or third seed in the Eastern Conference. Luol Deng and Joakim Noah were named to the All-Star team. An early March return by Derrick Rose looked […]

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Game Recap: Bulls 87, Wizards 77

The Bulls must have been glad to get a win after back-to-back blowout losses to the Hawks and Rockets… …but they likely would have liked to have played better. The Wizards are a league-worst 4-24 this season. According to Basketball-Reference, they rank 30th in PPG (88.8), Field Goal Percentage (40.6), Effective Field Goal Percentage (44.3) […]

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