clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Wizards vs. Mavericks postgame links and roll call

New, comments

Let's review an emotional Saturday.

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

The Wizards were blowing out the Mavericks late. They had it in the bag. But Dallas went on a very late 13-0 run and made this a one possession game:

Ah, you don't care. Washington won, 114-111. For now, that's all that matters. With the win, you get 50 percent off your pizza at Papa John's today with an online order and that snazzy #WIZ50 code. Let's get to some links, roll call, and more.

Links

Here are some links around the web about the game:

That said the big story was about Bradley Beal's fourth stress reaction in his right fibula in four seasons.

Jorge Castillo of The Washington Post spoke with Beal shortly after the announcement. Here is a portion of the article:

"I try to stay as positive as possible and I still am," Beal said. "It was disappointing to hear officially, but it’s a piece of mind at the same time, not always wondering, ‘Okay, is this really back again?’ And it is."

Beal explained that he first felt soreness in his right leg return "a week or two ago." He thought it was simply "general calf tightness" and received various treatments in an attempt to alleviate the discomfort, but nothing worked.

"The results weren’t showing, so automatically we just put our heads together and said, ‘Okay, let’s check it out to make sure,’" Beal said.  "And sure enough it was what we thought it was."

The good news, if any about this development is that Beal did not have a stress fracture in his right fibula.

Roll Call

As of 11:20 p.m. ET on December 12, 2015, 51 users commented 1,002 times in our first half, second half, and postgame threads. Here's how you did.

# Commenter # Comments
1 Wall_Hopeful 104
2 JW2BB3 97
3 WhyKnotUs 76
4 NatP 75
5 abala 70
6 Durant 57
7 Big Spoon 54
8 Bobby Marley 52
9 novadada 47
10 BEALiever 44
11 TheBackCourt 40
12 Hands11 30
13 Hector12 30
14 cheergirl 26
15 elliotlevy2 24
16 kyle.russell.1401 19
17 qthaballa 15
18 12AaronJones21 15
19 willbull 10
20 .hambonejackson 10
21 KB5 9
22 oneiroi 9
23 ATrueNigerian 8
24 mdd1970 7
25 LRJ 7
26 sublime1983 7
27 ChillVillain 6
28 wiz20 6
29 rvWizPH 6
30 John Wall Stan 5
31 rpk4life 4
32 hscer 3
33 Albert Lee 3
34 DCPerspective 2
35 ThePGPhenomenon 2
36 richkam14 2
37 Izzy.Bae 2
38 goodtimes1999 2
39 Nolan Howell 2
40 ThatOneGuyCpr 2
41 WizardsFan 2
42 SmileyAllMighty 2
43 notoriousreg 1
44 yop32 1
45 melody1951 1
46 DCallday 1
47 MisterWu 1
48 Rook6980 1
49 MarTrey 1
50 djnnnou 1
51 DCKRS 1

I may update this again since the celebrations could drive up the number considerably considering that I pulled the data early.

Notable Comments

I like words of encouragement:

wallbrook

Perspective on how big the win is:

rook

and pics of Otto leading the empire after a career-high performance.

otto man

Finally, here's some perspective on the close win that shouldn't have been.

closewin

Pancake Spotlight: The Lahoh (a/k/a Lahooh)

If you're looking for a new pancake to try, here's the lahoh.

It's a spongy pancake from the Middle East and Africa, where it's popular in Somalia, Yemen, and Israel as a breakfast dish. Here's a video on how to make them:

Thank God the Wizards won, but there is still a lot of work to do.