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Denver Stiffs Jun 24, 2016

The Pickaxe Podcast: Jamal Murray, the Denver Nuggets, and the NBA Draft

The Pickaxe Podcast returns with in-depth discussions on the newest members of the Denver Nuggets. As the dust settles on an action packed NBA Draft night, we take a closer look at the results of the NBA Draft and what this draft means for the Denver Nuggets going forward.  Jamal Murray has superstar potential and will be joining Emmanuel Mudiay and Gary Harris in what was already one of the most promising young back courts in the NBA. We also discussed Juancho Hernangomez, Malik Beasley, and the direction of the team after last night's draft. Lots of fun and interesting discussion in this...
Bullets Forever Jun 22, 2016

Ramon Sessions proved his value as John Wall's backup this season

There was one Wizards player last season that played in all 82 games. That player was Ramon Sessions. Sessions relieved John Wall to the tune of 9.9 points per game and shot 47.3 percent from the field; his best field goal shooting percentage in a season where he played in more than 40 games. Sessions was durable, created his own shot, and was very valuable as this team's backup point guard this season. The Good When Sessions would enter for John Wall, the pace of the Wizards offense didn't slow down much. Sessions would often catch the ball near the 28-foot line and would bolt out in...
Bullets Forever Jun 10, 2016

Podcast: Reviewing the highs and lows of John Wall's season, and what comes next

In this week's episode, Jake Whitacre talks with Umair Khan (who is working hard Wall's Player Evaluation piece for BF) about John Wall's performance this season in light of his recent interview with Michael Lee about the knee issues he played through most of the year. They also break down where he improved, where he regressed, and what the team can do to help him grow next season with a new coach and a new supporting cast. If you enjoy the podcast, make sure to subscribe on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher or wherever else you get your podcast fix.

John Wall on All-NBA voting: ‘I got snaked twice’

James Harden said he doesnt know why he didnt make an All-NBA team this year. John Wall who has never made an All-NBA team was more direct about his exclusion. J. Michael of CSN Mid-Atlantic: Im pissed the last two years about that, Wall told CSNmidatlantic.com on Thursday, when asked if the recognition []

Sen’Derrick Marks does first individual drills of offseason

The Jaguars held their final OTA session of the offseason on Friday, but it was a first for one member of the defensive line. Defensive tackle SenDerrick Marks took part in individual drills with the team to mark his clearance to resume football activities after a torn triceps. Marks suffered the injury in November while

Jimmy Garoppolo looking more comfortable in work with first offense

Since theres nothing certain about Tom Bradys legal future as it pertains to the first four games of this season, the Patriots have to make sure theyre ready in case their quarterbacks suspension stands. According to Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald, backupJimmy Garoppolo split the first-team reps with Brady during minicamp this week, and

Chargers file 110,786 signatures supporting stadium ballot initiative

The Chargers push for a new stadium in San Diego moved forward Friday with the delivery of 110,786 signatures in support of a ballot initiative for this November to San Diego City Clerk Elizabeth Maland. The team started the process in April and needed to get 66,447 signatures from registered San Diego voters to get

Kevin Love goes through shootaround, Game 4 status to be determined tonight

Kevin Love is reportedly likely to come off the bench for the Cavaliers in Game 4 of the NBA Finals tonight. But the Cavs still havent declared him cleared after he suffered a potential concussion in Game 3. Will he actually play tonight? Jason Lloyd of the Akron Beacon Journal: Kevin Love went through full []

NHL mourns loss of ‘the incomparable Gordie Howe’

Gordies greatness travels far beyond mere statistics; it echoes in the words of veneration spoken by countless players who joined him in the Hockey Hall of Fame and considered him their hero.

Ducks basketball to be more exciting than football come November-December?

Theres a lot of uncertainty with the football team as the basketball team looks poised for another Final Four run.

Ducks poised for another Final Four run with Brooks, Dorsey return

The Oregon Ducks will be more experienced and more talented next season following an Elite 8 run.

Jim Bob Cooter: Theo Riddick can be “a really successful runner”

The Lions expect running back Ameer Abdullah to be ready for the start of training camp after he had shoulder surgery earlier this offseason, something that should keep him in line to be the starter in their regular season opener. Abdullah was the teams leading rusher last season, although thats something of a hollow milestone

‘The greatest Red Wing of all time’

An emotional tribute to Gordie Howe from the clubs current GM, Ken Holland.
Bullets Forever Jun 6, 2016

John Wall hosting online consignment sale on The Real Real for charity

Let's get the #JohnWall #NBACommunityAssist thing started again. John Wall won the NBA's Community Assist Award last week. It is a well-deserved honor for a player who does many things to support the D.C. community. But Wall is not resting on his laurels after winning the honor. In fact, he is doubling down on his efforts by partnering with The Real Real, a luxury consignment retailer. Wall is selling a number of his items, from Louis Vuitton shirts, pants, and belts to Givenchy shirts.He's also selling some Gucci and Versace gear as well. He's also selling a bunch of shoes which include...
Bullets Forever Jun 4, 2016

John Wall optimistic about career 'relaunch' after knee surgery, meeting with Scott Brooks

John Wall made some positive improvements to his game last season. He earned his first Player of the Month award, he shot a career-best 35.1 percent from beyond the arc, and he averaged a career-high 10.2 assists per game despite playing with a revolving cast of players this season. Still, despite those improvements, most would agree it wasn't a great year for Wall. He had more turnovers this season, didn't shoot as well inside the arc, and took a big step back defensively. Recently, Michael Lee of The Vertical caught up with John Wall, and as part of their discussion, he talked about how...

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