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Links: Washington Wizards look to keep playing spoiler against the Miami Heat


The Wizards play in Miami tonight, where the Heat are pushing for the top seed in the East. Can the Wiz continue their spoiler role? Links:

  • Preview of tonight's Wizards-Heat matchup. [Peninsula is Mightier]
  • Mike on the difference between drafting for "need" and "fit" and why the Wizards should not rule out Thomas Robinson as a potential draft choice just because Trevor Booker, Kevin Seraphin and Jan Vesely have flashed some promise this season.
  • This just in: Rashard Lewis is probably done as a Wizard. [Washington Post]
  • Here's some more on the NBPA executive committee asking Derek Fisher to resign as union president, including quotes from Maurice Evans, the union's VP. [Washington Examiner]
  • Fisher isn't exactly backing down. [Yahoo! Sports]
  • Eric in Madison has started a 29-part series breaking down each NBA team. First up? Hint: You're reading a list of Wizards-related links. [Canis Hoopus]
  • Mike Wilbon wrote a piece intended to criticize the Bulls. Care to guess which team he ended up grilling the most? [ESPN Chicago]
  • Kelly Dwyer has a (very) tongue-in-cheek take on Dwight Howard's season-ending back surgery. [Ball Don't Lie]
  • Now that Howard has had successful surgery, what's next for Superman, Stan Van Gundy and the Orlando Magic? [ESPN]
  • I guess all local reporters play 'homer' to some extent, so give the Denver media credit for making the hard sell on the Nene trade that sent JaVale McGee to the Nuggets. [Denver Post]
  • Edwin Ubiles had his cup of coffee with the Wizards and now has been named the D-League's rookie of the year. Congratulations Edwin, sort of. [Times Union]