Best of BF 2013

Our favorite pieces from last year.

Beal knew what was coming

117

What the heck happened on that Bradley Beal game-winner? The Wizards players take you through the play.

Gortat's pick and roll brilliance

163

The Wizards are beginning to see their trade for Marcin Gortat pay off. How much has his presence been felt in this offense led by John Wall? We break it down here.

This is The Leap

297

John Wall added a jump shot to his repertoire last year and began to look unguardable. Is this the year that he finally realizes his potential as a pure point guard?

The search for balance

Finding an equilibrium between being aggressive while also making defenses pay for not respecting his perimeter shot has been difficult for John Wall in the four-year career. Was Tuesday's win over...

Nene and Gortat: A fun duo

19

Nene and Marcin Gortat were both enthused by the trade that sent the latter to Washington days before the 2013-14 season began, and the frontcourt duo has proven formidable since the former's...

Is this a panic move?

644

The Wizards are a better team today after acquiring Marcin Gortat from the Phoenix Suns in a deal for Emeka Okafor and a top-12 first-round pick, but are they improved enough to justify dealing...

Imagining John Wall's 'Playoff' shoes

John Wall won't have any problems trying to remember his goal for the season when he takes a look at his shoes.

Okafor injury clouds picture at media day

30

At Verizon Center for media day, the Wizards indicated health would be the only thing to hold them back.

Can Beal be a star?

174

The Wizards don't have a sure thing in their shooting guard, but a shot at greatness may be enough.

What if ... Gil never got hurt

173

Each SB Nation NBA blog is looking at what might have been if not for one key moment in each franchise's history. The Bullets Forever contribution? A look at how the Wizards fortunes could have...

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