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  • Wizards avoid slip-up against Hawks

    EditorsNote: Subbing Ariza comment about floor in place of Wall Wizards avoid slip-up against Hawks WASHINGTON -- The Washington Wizards slipped up literally and figuratively against the short-handed and skidding Atlanta Hawks. They did not start...
  • Hawks lose sixth game in a row

    WASHINGTON The woes continue. The Atlanta Hawks dropped their sixth straight game as the Wizards used a second-half rally to post a 101-97 victory Saturday night at the Verizon Center. The Wizards built a 10-point lead in the fourth quarter after the...
  • Iginla, Bruins Keep On Rolling

    WASHINGTON — Earlier in the week, Jarome Iginla passed Boston Bruins legend Johnny Bucyk in goals scores. On Saturday, he tied Montreal Canadiens icon Guy Lafleur. Life is good the 36-year-old right winger and the Boston Bruins these days....
  • Jeff Carter scores in his return to Philadelphia in Kings' 3-2 win

    Jeff Carter scores in his return to Philadelphia in Kings' 3-2 win
    PHILADELPHIA — If Flyers fans booed every time Jeff Carter touched the puck Monday, it must have sounded like music to his ears. With extra zip in his step if not revenge in his heart for the acrimonious end to his tenure with the Flyers, Carter...
  • Jeff Carter scores in Philadelphia return as Kings beat Flyers, 3-2

    Jeff Carter scores in Philadelphia return as Kings beat Flyers, 3-2
    PHILADELPHIA — Flyers fans booed every time Kings forward Jeff Carter touched the puck Monday, but it was music to his ears. Carter, traded by Philadephia to Columbus and later dealt by the Blue Jackets to the Kings, scored the Kings’...
  • Kings notes: Dustin Brown likely to play Monday against Flyers

    Kings notes: Dustin Brown likely to play Monday against Flyers
    PHILADELPHIA — Greetings from the city of brotherly love, where there isn’t much love left for the harsh weather the region has experienced this winter. More snow is forecast for Tuesday, but by then the Kings will have left town for...
  • Nik Vucevic's ankle injury looked much worse than it is

    Nik Vucevic's ankle injury looked much worse than it is
    Fortunately for the Orlando Magic, the left-ankle injury Nik Vucevic suffered Friday night against the Washington Wizards wasn't as severe as it looked. Early in the third quarter, Vucevic set a screen above the arc for Jameer Nelson. But Vucevic wasn't...
  • Magic lose their 16th in a row on the road, falling to the Wizards 115-106

    Magic lose their 16th in a row on the road, falling to the Wizards 115-106
    WASHINGTON — The Orlando Magic cannot explain with certainty why they play so much worse on the road than at home. But they know the discrepancy has reached embarrassing proportions. The Magic tied a single-season franchise record Tuesday...
  • Magic's 10-day signees Dewayne Dedmon and Adonis Thomas face steep learning curve

    Magic's 10-day signees Dewayne Dedmon and Adonis Thomas face steep learning curve
    WASHINGTON — Dewayne Dedmon and Adonis Thomas are experiencing the NBA equivalent of a whirlwind right now. This morning, the Orlando Magic formally signed them to 10-day contracts. A short while later, Dedmon and Thomas joined their new team at...
  • Magic's E'Twaun Moore is making the most of his opportunities

    Magic's E'Twaun Moore is making the most of his opportunities
    WASHINGTON — The final 24 games of the Orlando Magic's season will serve as an extended audition for almost everyone on the team. Team officials will use the time to evaluate each player further, and the appraisals will factor into roster...
  • Victor Oladipo finally steps onto the Wizards' practice court

    Victor Oladipo finally steps onto the Wizards' practice court
    WASHINGTON — Last June, the Washington Wizards asked Victor Oladipo to work out for them at their practice facility at Verizon Center. The Wizards held the third overall pick in the draft. But Oladipo declined. Instead, his camp informed Wizards...
  • Storm clutches Northeast in a snowy, icy grip; D.C. shut down

    WASHINGTON -- A full-blown nor’easter huffed and puffed its way through the mid-Atlantic region Thursday, shutting airports and government offices a day after the storm battered much of the Old South, leaving hundreds of thousands without...