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Knicks clinch 1st division title since 1994

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The New York Knicks romped to their first Atlantic Division title since 1994, getting 36 points from Carmelo Anthony and beating the Washington Wizards 120-99 on Tuesday night for their 13th straight victory.


Wizards break winless spell after blowing late 15-point lead

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The Washington Wizards earned their first victory after starting the season with 12 consecutive losses, getting 19 points from Jordan Crawford in an 84-82 victory against the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.


Wizards vs. Bobcats: Washington loses in double OT to fall to 0-11

Washington Wizards big man Nene cleanly stripped the ball from Charlotte Bobcats center DeSagana Diop, took a few dribbles up the floor, then spotted Emeka Okafor streaking from the corner of his eye. Displaying a little flash to wake up an apathetic crowd at Verizon Center, Nene whipped the ball behind his back and hit Okafor in stride before Okafor jackhammered a one-handed dunk over Diop.


Wizards vs. Jazz: Washington becomes second team in NBA history with consecutive 0-8 starts

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The losing play and overall lack of production left Coach Randy Wittman with little choice but to make a change. Somehow, that meant Jan Vesely would get his first start of the season for the Washington Wizards.


Blake Griffin leaps car, wins slam dunk contest over JaVale McGee

With a gospel choir at midcourt encouraging him to fly, Blake Griffin soared over a car and threw down a two-handed dunk. The rookie's remarkable leap won the slam dunk contest, and it also drove home the clear point of All-Star Saturday: The Clippers' rising star is just at the beginning of one thrilling ride.


Magic acquire Arenas, Turkoglu, Richardson

Magic acquire Arenas, Turkoglu, Richardson

The Orlando Magic acquired troubled guard Gilbert Arenas from the Washington Wizards and Hedo Turkoglu and Jason Richardson from the Phoenix Suns in a major roster shakeup Saturday....


Arenas injures groin after returning from fake injury

Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas left his first home game since being suspended for bringing guns to the Verizon Center last season with a strained right groin.


Enter Wall, exit Arenas?

Enter Wall, exit Arenas?

After a preseason win over the Mavericks, Wizards Gilbert Arenas talks of John Wall's entrance and his own exit.


Wizards select Kentucky's Wall with No. 1 pick

Wizards select Kentucky's Wall with No. 1 pick

John Wall is heading to Washington, and a record number of Kentucky teammates are following him to the NBA. Wall went to the Wizards with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft Thursday and four more Wildcats were among the top 30 selections, making them the first school ever to put five players in the first round.


NBA board unanimously approves Wizards' sale to Leonsis

The NBA Board of Governors has unanimously approved the sale of the Washington Wizards to Ted Leonsis.


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