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The Washington Wizards prepare to face the New York Knicks tonight. Here are the rest of your links.
Today's Washington Wizards links:
- Televised Wizards basketball returns! It's Washington and New York at the Verizon Center tonight. [CSN Washington | Posting and Toasting]
- Emeka Okafor will probably be playing tonight, and he's anxious to get on the court. [Washington Times | CSN Washington]
- Nice video that goes behind the scenes with Bradley Beal during training camp. [NBA.com]
- A couple good pieces on Shelvin Mack from two of our beat reporters. [Washington Post | Washington Examiner]
- A bunch of mosquitoes invaded the Verizon Center last night. [Insert horrible pun]. [SB Nation D.C.]
- Nobody is quite sure about Nene's status, but Trevor Booker appears to be improving. He won't play tonight, though. [Wizards Insider]
- Here's Kevin Seraphin on what the Wizards need to improve defensively, and more. [Wizards.com]
- St. Louis native Bradley Beal is hoping the Cardinals beat the Nationals. If this was Bryce Harper, people would be freaking out. [CSN Washington]
- Martell Webster refers to himself as the Wizards' "young old head." I like that nickname. [CSN Washington]
- Thomas on how John Wall stacks up to other No. 1 picks. [Us]
- Breaking news: the Wizards need Nene to be healthy. [CSN Washington]
- Congrats to our own Amin Vafa, who will be doubling as the new co-editor of Hardwood Paroxysm.
- Headline in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel: "Heat shooters too open? They say it's a challenge."
- Stan Van Gundy alleges that David Stern nixed an arrangement that would have had Van Gundy on ESPN's studio show. [The Big Lead]
- Glen Davis has a new rap song that is as awful as you would think. [Orlando Pinstriped Post]
- Interesting read on the cost of going for offensive rebounds and why many teams opt to concede the glass in order to get back in transition. [HoopSpeak]