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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 02/ 7/2011

Jump ball: Who could save the day?

By Washington Post editors


The NBA has announced a collaboration with Marvel Entertainment to launch a collection of merchandise featuring team logos alongside Marvel super heroes. The line will include apparel and accessories, with artwork featuring a variety of characters, including Spider-Man, Iron Man and Captain America. The New York Knicks will be one of the first teams involved, and here's an example of how they teamed up with Spidey.

Wizards-Marvel merchandise has not been introduced yet, but possibilities are fun to contemplate.

If you could pick one Marvel super hero to pair with the Wizards, who would it be, and why?

By Washington Post editors  | February 7, 2011; 12:00 PM ET
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Nightcrawler! Because of the wizards adhesive hands and feet.

Posted by: chinatown | February 7, 2011 12:21 PM | Report abuse

Wow, what a stupid question.

Posted by: mugsybol | February 7, 2011 12:21 PM | Report abuse

knicks already got spiderman? I guess it would be the invisible woman of the fantastic four because players blow by us as if the wizards aren't even there on defense. If not how about captain america because we are in DC.

Posted by: jefferu | February 7, 2011 12:25 PM | Report abuse

The Wizards should get a DC Comics exemption. Some
brims and the ESPN NBA Preview team covers.

Posted by: djnnnou | February 7, 2011 12:34 PM | Report abuse

rogue... (for the fans) cuz holding on to the team is just sapping us of all our energy and hope.. ;p

Posted by: 3tripleiii | February 7, 2011 1:18 PM | Report abuse

Cupid because this teams needs a shot to the heart!

Posted by: cys868 | February 7, 2011 1:44 PM | Report abuse

So it's come to this? *Sigh*

Posted by: kalo_rama | February 7, 2011 2:18 PM | Report abuse

@the editors,
It's actually not necessary to dumb down a b-ball blog, or plant vacuous filler, we're fully capable of handling that end of things on our own. I suppose objecting to the resort to crass commercialism would be silly too. Oh, never mind.

Posted by: midlevex_ | February 7, 2011 3:16 PM | Report abuse

Call them looking for OZ. This bunch needs courage, a heart and sometimes a brain.

Posted by: ivyleague | February 7, 2011 3:17 PM | Report abuse

Call them looking for OZ. This bunch needs courage, a heart and sometimes a brain.

Posted by: ivyleague | February 7, 2011 3:17 PM | Report abuse

Captain Lazy Azz

Posted by: tischmid | February 7, 2011 5:09 PM | Report abuse

Oh wait, that Blatche.

Posted by: tischmid | February 7, 2011 5:10 PM | Report abuse

My suggestion is a brief member of the X-Men " LONGSHOT" check him out here

Posted by: briandeas2003 | February 7, 2011 7:05 PM | Report abuse

Longshot is a hero who can change luck by always making the right choice. We need to hire this guy as GM , LOL

Posted by: briandeas2003 | February 7, 2011 7:08 PM | Report abuse

Abilities Psychometry
Probability manipulation
Superhuman agility
Healing factor

Wizards could use all of these abilities!

Posted by: briandeas2003 | February 7, 2011 7:10 PM | Report abuse

They are the wizards -- there is only one choice: Dr. Strange.

Posted by: girish_joshi | February 8, 2011 9:39 AM | Report abuse

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