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Links: The Wizards are finally getting healthy

John Wall might not be the only Wizard to return from (less serious) injury Saturday night.


Welcome back links:

  • With John Wall expecting to play tomorrow against the Hawks, and Nene, Jordan Crawford and Trevor Booker all potential go's as well, it seems the Wizards are getting healthy all at the same time. [Wizards Insider]
  • The Wizards have done a decent job attempting and making corner threes this season. Jordan breaks down why they should do even better with Wall back.
  • The Wizards' shooters won't be the only ones to benefit from Wall's return. [Washington Examiner]
  • Just to get you revved up for Saturday night, here's some video of Wall practicing at full speed. []
  • We know what you're thinking: What if Wall and Bradley Beal rapped about the former's on-court return? [Wizards Extreme]
  • How good has Nene been this season? His stats suggest he's been one of the best big men in the NBA (when healthy, of course). [SB Nation DC]
  • Crawford is having his best season as a pro, and while he's polished up his offensive game some, it's on the defensive end where the improvement is most stark. [Wiz of Awes]
  • Gotta say, with the recent play of Bradley Beal and Emeka Okafor, and if Nene isn't sidelined for long with knee tendinitis, the Wizards' starting five with Wall back doesn't look that awful. [Rant Sports]
  • Here's a rather lengthy interview with Randy Wittman, in which the coach talks about, among other things, Wall's return and Beal's development. []
  • This depressing fan post points out that the Wizards, statistically speaking, have gotten below-average contributions from every position this season, which isn't that surprising considering they have the worst record in the NBA.
  • Even more depressing is Michael Lee's reminder that the Wizards' 2011 draft class has been a bit of a disaster thus far. [Washington Post]
  • Booker is pretty excited to get back on the court [Washington Examiner | CSN Washington]
  • Could the Wizards make a play for Rudy Gay? Should they? [Blog So Hard Sports]
  • The Caps are officially back. [Ted's Take]
  • More on Andray Blatche's non-involvement in the alleged sexual assault in his Philadelphia hotel suite. Blatche may not have been "personally involved," but the victim says he knew full well what was going on. [Ball Don't Lie | Star-Ledger | ESPN New York]
  • Have you noticed that anytime a bizarre list of NBA players is put together, both JaVale McGee and Nick Young make it without fail? The standard applies with this short list of the NBA's Schrodinger's Cats. [SB Nation]
  • Remembering Eddie Jordan. [Wizards Extreme]
  • Your recap of Thursday's three NBA contests, including an upset of the Heat. [SB Nation]
  • The DeMarcus Cousins saga continues with an ejection for his psuedo-elbow/punch of Vince Carter. [Ball Don't Lie]