Ed Oliver is a former College Basketball Player and a D.C sports Youtuber. He hosts a daily look inside the Washington Wizards and the NBA with the Locked on Wizards podcast, part of the Locked on Podcast Network #dcaboveall
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 12/9/16 -- Defense Downs D...
Wizards defense saves the day against the Nuggets. True story. Ben Standig (@benstandig) and the AP's Howard Fendrich (@howardfendrich) talk about the win, local media coverage and the empty seats. Plus Bradley Beal speaks.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 12/8/16 -- Grunfeld Era, P...
Jan Vesely, the No. 6 overall pick in 2011, didn't work out, obviously. The question is why. Ben Standig (@benstandig) and The Vertical's Michael Lee (@mrmichaellee) with another look at the Wizards in the Ernie Grunfeld era.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 12/7/16 -- Magic Mess: Eme...
More went on Tuesday than just a Wizards home loss to the Orlando Magic. Ben Standig tackles the scene with J. Michael and Chase Hughes from CSNmidatlantic.com.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 12/7/16 -- Grunfeld Era, P...
The latest examination of the #Wizards under Ernie Grunfeld centers on that wacky trio of Andray Blatche, JaVale McGee and Nick Young. Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Michael Lee (@mrmichaellee) lead the way.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 12/6/16 -- Ernie Grunfeld ...
Ben Standig (@benstandig) continues his recap series on the Ernie Grunfeld era with The Vertical's Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee). This time, the infamous trade for Mike Miller that cost Washington a shot at Stephen Curry. Plus Ben recaps Wizards-Nets.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 12/5/16 -- Stop Going Side...
The Wizards wrap up a road trip Monday at Brooklyn, but also start a pivotal 8-game stretch. Ben Standig (@benstandig) explains and talks some Trevor Booker.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 12/3/16 -- Spurs win in SA...
So close and yet so far away for the Wizards as they lose a 2nd straight heartbreaker on the road and the 17th straight in San Antonio. Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Kyle Weidie (@truth_about_it) discuss the latest.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 12/3/16 -- Grunfeld Era Pa...
Ben Standig (@benstandig) and The Vertical's Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee) continue their look at the Wizards under team President Ernie Grunfeld. Next up, all things Gilbert Arenas.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 12/2/16 -- The Ernie Grunf...
The good, the bad and the #SoWizards parts of the Ernie Grunfeld era discussed in depth by Ben Standig (@benstandig) and The Vertical's Michael Lee (@MrMichaelLee). Part 1 includes an overview of the last 13+ years and analysis of a notable deal.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 12/1/16 -- Daggered In Wes...
The Wizards nearly had their best win of the season. Instead, another loss in OKC and perhaps none more painful than this OT setback. Ben Standig (@benstandig) on Beal's buckets, another last possession miss and Russell "Triple-Double" Westbrook.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/30/16 -- Thunder Up; Po...
Ben Standig (@benstandig) drops some exciting news about an upcoming series -- think franchise overview -- on LOW before sharing some quick thoughts on the Wednesday matchup at OKC which kicks off a 3-game road trip.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/29/16 -- Beal Trumps Bo...
The Wizards win a nasty battle over the Kings despite a monster game from DeMarcus Cousins. Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Todd Dybas (@todd_dybas) talk Boogie, Beal, Mahinmi and a win!
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/26/16 -- Boogie and Tem...
The Wizards host the Kings Monday, which means the return of Garrett Temple and another round of "Trade for Boogie Cousins" talk. Ben Standig (@benstandig) discusses all that and goes 1-on-1 with Mount St. Mary's head coach/NBA junkie Jamion Christian ...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/27/16 -- Spurs go Spurs...
The Wizards fell to the mighty San Antonio Spurs Saturday night. What lessons can be learned? Why is there such a bench discrepancy? What's the plan now that Ian Mahinmi is back? Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Todd Dybas (@todd_dybas) discuss it all.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/26/16 -- Road trip, roa...
The podcast went on the road and watched the Wizards' first road win of the season. Ben Standig with what happened and locker room sound from Bradley Beal.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/23/16 -- Jared Dudley t...
Ben Standig (@benstandig) starts with a positive stat and why Scott Brooks deserves some credit for it. Then the always interesting ex-Wizard Jared Dudley on Washington's defense, why he left in free agency and how he views the John Wall-Bradley Beal r...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/22/16 -- Beal Eclipses ...
Bradley Beal sets a new career-high with 42 points as the Wizards rally for a 106-101 over the Suns. Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Todd Dybas (@todd_dybas) discuss the latest game, Kelly Oubre's work and another injury.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/21/16 -- Wizards vs. Na...
Ben Standig and CSNmidatlantic.com's Chase Hughes compare covering the Wizards and Nationals, John Wall vs. Bryce Harper and other behind the scenes angles.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/19/16 -- Defense Cold A...
Miami's offense looked like its glory days with LeBron James largely because Washington's defense looked lost. Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Todd Dybas (@todd_dybas) discuss the latest in Wizards land including why the defense south and Markieff Morris...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/18/16 -- Otto Porter; R...
Three main topics in the latest podcast with Ben Standig (@benstandig): The rise of Otto Porter; 1-on-1 with Redskins CB and DC native Greg Toler; previewing Saturday's game with the Miami Heat
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/17/16 -- Wizards Zing K...
The Washington Wizards needed a win and they one thanks to 3-point shooting and impressive defense against New York forward's Kristaps Porzingis and Carmelo Anthony. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas recap win No. 3 from the Verizon Center.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/16/16 -- Wizards are ba...
76ers 109 Wizards 102. Ouch. Ben Standig recorded the podcast throughout parts of the game with his postgame thoughts starting around the 16:20 mark. Listen, but be careful.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/11/16 -- Wall talks kne...
Ben Standig recaps Tuesday's practice, catches up with John Wall and looks at Wednesday's Wizards-76ers matchup.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/14/16 -- Trey Burke, Br...
Ben Standig dropped by Wizards practice to go 1-on-1 with Trey Burke about his start and catch up with Bradley Beal.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/12/16 -- Sheldon McClellan
Before Sheldon McClellan made his first NBA start Saturday against the Bulls, Ben Standig went 1-on-1 with the rookie guard. Todd Dybas weighs in on the Wizards backcourt.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 11/11/16 -- Cavs King Wizards
Facing LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love isn't easy. No Bradley Beal makes it worse. The Wizards started strong, but wore down against championship-quality defense. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas break down all aspects of the 105-94 loss.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS --11/11/16 -- Nate Duncan
The Wizards face LeBron James and the NBA champion Cavaliers Friday night. Before then, listen to NBA thinker Nate Duncan's take on Washington.
POSTCAST: Porter's Points Beat Celtics
Neither John Wall nor Bradley Beal were around late, but no worries because a stat-stuffing Otto Porter carried the Wizards past the Celtics. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas recap Washington's second win and the latest on those starting guards.
POSTCAST: Rockets Blast Wizards
Wash, rinse, repeat describes the latest loss for the Wizards as defensive woes and another fourth quarter fade. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas talk Scott Brooks, John Wall's ejection and bench woes in the latest recap.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS: Magic Spell Broken
The John Wall-less Wizards watched a fourth quarter lead and 12-game winning streak against the Magic disappear Friday night. Ben Standig talks another late fade, starting Satoransky and paying Beal.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS: First Win Overshadowed By Wa...
Bradley Beal's attacking style and a team defense carried the Wizards past the Hawks. For a victory Saturday at Orlando, it must happen without John Wall. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas explain it all
LOCKED ON WIZARDS: Trading John Wall/Local Radi...
Ben Standig and ESPN 980's Nick Ashooh discuss the state of the 0-3 Wizards, whether there is any merit in dealing John Wall and how all this ties into the way local sports radio deals with Washington's NBA franchise.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS: Raptors Rage
John Wall's 33 points and the freeing of Tomas Satoransky were overshadowed by turnovers, DeMar DeRozan's scoring and most of all, a third straight loss. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas breakdown the big and small picture.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS: Marcin Gortat
The Washington Wizards are set for their first home game of the season Wednesday and we help set the scene by going one-on-one with center Marcin Gortat. 0-2 start, tough guy Markieff Morris and dealing with the Toronto Raptors. Plus Ben Standig recaps...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS: The story behind the Wall-Be...
The national media ran wild with comments about the backcourt tandem "tendency to dislike each other on the court," but did they grasp the meaning? Ben Standig and Todd Dybas discuss the John Wall and Bradley Beal relationship.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS: 0-2 Panic or...?
Ben Standig and Todd Dybas recap Washington's OT loss at Memphis and ponder what's scaring them most with the 0-2 start.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS: HAWKS SOAR LATE
The start of the 2016-17, rough for the Wizards, but don't panic. Ben Standig tries talking any would-be jumpers off the ledge with a Game 1 reality check.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS
Podcast debut! Ben Standig talks 2016-17 storylines ahead of the 2016-17 season opener for the Washington Wizards.