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D.C. Sports Bog Archive: NBA

Steve Francis still says he's D.C.'s best since Bias

(1998 photo by Joel Richardson - TWP) After a small Internet furor developed over his claim to be D.C.'s best basketball product since Len Bias, Steve Francis was offered a chance to back off last week. He declined. "That's a true statement," Francis said on ESPN 980's John Thompson...

By Dan Steinberg  |  August 9, 2010; 1:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  NBA , Terps  
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Scottie Reynolds at Summer League

When he was still a supposedly undersized, supposedly un-athletic guard at Herndon High, Scottie Reynolds began assembling his wall of disrespect. When someone said he was a Division I talent in a Division III body, that went on the wall of his Northern Virginia bedroom. When he was called...

By Dan Steinberg  |  July 15, 2010; 1:01 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  NBA  
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John Wall on LeBron's decision

John Wall is friends with LeBron James and has previously marveled at the hype James's free agency choice has generated. Friday, he was asked about the more pressing concern: James and his Miami Thrice superteam are now in the Wizards' division. Good for ticket sales, possibly not for division titles....

By Dan Steinberg  |  July 9, 2010; 1:54 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  NBA , Wizards  
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A vuvuzela at the NBA draft

A reader kindly points out that I actually asked this kid to pose for this photo. And that he was not, in fact, blowing his horn constantly, but was only doing so during fan cheers. And that it's particularly scummy to take advantage of a kid like this, a...

By Dan Steinberg  |  June 24, 2010; 10:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  NBA  
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Caron Butler: "This is still home"

Thomas Petri, the Crown Prince of Denmark, Caron Butler. Caron Butler rode his bicycle down Pennsylvania Avenue with two Congressmen and the Crown Prince of Denmark on Monday morning, and then for a longer tour around the monuments and National Mall. Before that happened, they all stopped to talk...

By Dan Steinberg  |  June 7, 2010; 12:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Media , NBA , Wizards  
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NBA player says Gilbert's "freaking out"

Now that the crush of Gilbert Arenas legal updates has temporarily faded, we haven't heard much of anything from the man himself for weeks. During a recent interview with 106.7 The Fan, Andray Blatche said Gilbert texts him after every game to offer advice and encouragement, but Blatche didn't say...

By Dan Steinberg  |  March 2, 2010; 11:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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USA Beats Greece, 92-69, Dan Steinberg , August 14, 2008
USA 74-54 After Three Quarters, Dan Steinberg , August 14, 2008
USA 51-32 at Halftime, Dan Steinberg , August 14, 2008
USA 20-16 After One Quarter Against Greece, Dan Steinberg , August 14, 2008
Lucky Mustaches, Lucky Hair, Dan Steinberg , August 12, 2008
Searching for the Redeem Team at Block 8, Dan Steinberg , August 12, 2008
The Objective German Media, Dan Steinberg , August 12, 2008
Carmelo Met Some Archers, Dan Steinberg , August 12, 2008
Tix Scam and Coach K on Treadmill, Dan Steinberg , August 12, 2008
Chris Kaman is Germany's Barber, Dan Steinberg , August 10, 2008
Olympic Basketball vs. NBA Basketball, Dan Steinberg , August 10, 2008
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USA 74-48 After Three, Dan Steinberg , August 10, 2008
USA 49-37 at Halftime, Dan Steinberg , August 10, 2008
USA 20-16 After One Quarter, Dan Steinberg , August 10, 2008
The Loudest Cheer?, Dan Steinberg , August 10, 2008
USA-China Approaches, Dan Steinberg , August 10, 2008
Lithuania's Fans Are Balling, Dan Steinberg , August 10, 2008
Kids Protect Kobe With Human Wall, Dan Steinberg , August 8, 2008
Chinese Kids Stalk Dream Teamers, Dan Steinberg , August 8, 2008
Donald Brashear's NBA Contest, Dan Steinberg , April 18, 2008
The Many Jackets of Gilbert, Dan Steinberg , March 24, 2008
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Athletes and the Primaries, Dan Steinberg , January 9, 2008
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Jeff Green to Green Room, Dan Steinberg , June 25, 2007
Adam Morrison Doesn't Read Your Blog, Dan Steinberg , June 19, 2007
Who is Jeff Green?, Dan Steinberg , June 6, 2007
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Style Advice for the Warriors, Dan Steinberg , May 4, 2007
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Monty Singh Harika and the Pursuit of Free Pub, Dan Steinberg , April 19, 2007
GW Kid Declares for Draft, Dan Steinberg , April 13, 2007
Kiki Willis vs. LeBron, Dan Steinberg , April 11, 2007
The Heat Visit the White House, Dan Steinberg , February 27, 2007
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