Another Wizards-Celtics crossover podcast with Ben Standig and MassLive.com's Jay King. The guys discuss Avery Bradley's Game 5 dominance, Boston's reaction to Kelly Oubre and Game 6 keys. Plus Scott Brooks from Thursday's practice.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 198: Brutal In Beantown
Perhaps the Celtics heard enough about the Wizards being the better team following two blowout wins in Washington. There was no arguing about which side ruled Game 5. Ben Standig and Frank Hanrahan (WUSA-TV) on a 123-101 loss that puts the Wizards in ...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 197: Ot-to Por-ter; ...
One mega-sized podcast with two distinct parts and yet one clear connection. Ben Standig and Jerry Brewer (Washington Post) discuss all things Otto Porter (4:20) including how the forward developed his 3-point shot and what his future holds. Then the d...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 196: 'He's Our Enfor...
This Markieff Morris themed podcast includes the power forward on disrespect, advice from Kevin Garnett and bringing home a win Wednesday at Boston. Plus John Wall on Morris and Glenn Consor talks with Ben Standig.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 195: Old School Love...
John Wall's stellar play in the playoffs is gaining more attention, but former NBA standout Stephen Jackson began loving the point guard's game much earlier. One-on-one with the league's all-time tough guys, Wall's thoughts on their relationship and Be...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 194: Mike Wise
The latest "Podcast At Parkway" features Ben Standig and Mike Wise (ESPN's "The Undefeated") discussing numerous topics including Wizards-Celtics as the perfect series;John Wall's throwback attitude; Potential end of DC as "loserville."
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 193: Party All The Time
The Wizards couldn't top their Game 3 performance, right? Actually, they did that and then some with another devasting run. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas on the third quarter dominance, John Wall's flurry and Boston's "Gerald Johnson" problem.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 192: Wizards Potpour...
Bonus podcast with guests Mike Prada, Lang Whitaker and Brian Scalabrine... ! Ben Standig talks renewed local interest in the Wizards -- and that one-time James Harden trade rumor -- with SB Nation's Mike Prada; John Wall's league-wide reputation with...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 191: NBA KO's Kelly ...
The NBA handed down a 1-game suspension to Kelly Oubre Jr. following his ejection in Thursday's win over the Celtics. Reaction from Celtics star Isaiah Thomas plus Ben Standig on what no Oubre means for Game 4.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 190: Phil Chenier; K...
Big day for the podcast with the first appearance of legendary player and announcer Phil Chenier. Plus Ben Standig goes 1-on-1 with Tomas Satoransky about Game 3. Also the latest on the series including Scott Brooks on Kelly Oubre's ejection plus Ben's...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 189: Blood Rivals
The Wizards dominated Game 3 over the Celtics as the intensity went next level. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas recap the win, ponder why Isaiah Thomas never got going and express thanks for not getting hit with a technical foul.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 188: Home Sweet Home?
The Wizards are back in Chinatown, but they didn't bring any wins with them. Ben Standig and Jay King (Locked on Celtics/MassLive.com) continue the discussion about the epic Game 2, how the Wizards can slow down that "magical little man" and why the Ce...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 187: The IT Guy
John Wall was amazing and the Wizards held a lead late -- but they never could hold down Isaiah Thomas . Ben Standig (@benstandig) and BulletsForever's Jake Whitacre (@jakewhitacre) discuss all that happened in a fun, wild, physical Game 2 that ended w...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 186: Podcast At Parkway
Ben Standig and Howard Fendrich take a bite of the Wizards-Celtics with a discussion about narratives, Markieff Morris and lunch.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 185: Game 1 Slips Away
The Wizards drop Game 1 of their playoff series to the 3-point making Celtics Sunday -- and may have also lost Markieff Morris for Game 2. Ben Standig and ESPN 980's Kevin Sheehan on things turned sour after that sweet start.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 184: Celtics Preview
Who are the key players? How do they slow down Isaiah Thomas? What can anyone expect from Ian Mahinmi. Ben Standig and Adam Rubin talk Wizards-Celtics.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 183: Wall Star Soars...
The Wizards started Game 6 strong and John Wall ended it like a superstar as they closed out the Hawks in the first round. Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Truth About It's Adam Rubin (@LedellsPlace) on Wall's spectacular performance, why they won and the...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 182: Dave Johnson
Ben Standig talks Wizards-Hawks, pronouncing Bojan Bogdanovic and Phil Chenier's legacy with the Dave Johnson, radio voice of the Washington Wizards. Plus Scott Brooks on Otto Porter's next level move.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 181: Home Soar Home
The Wizards rebounded from back-to-back road losses with a gritty 103-99 home win over the Hawks. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas on the defensive improvement, the scoring contribuitions and the keys in Game 6.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 180: Coach 'Em Up
Looking for a fresh perspective on the Wizards-Hawks series, Ben Standig chats with Mount St. Mary's head coach Jamion Christian on what he observed during Game 4. From keys to attack Atlanta's defense to understanding how refs call a certain game to w...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 179: Kept At Arm's L...
Ben Standig and Kyle Weidie discuss the Wizards' Game 4 loss and what it means that the Hawks have tied the series 2-2.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 178: Evolving East; ...
Just a few days ago the Celtics were done and the Raptors got buried by the Bucks. Now both of those series are tied 2-2. With Atlanta coming off a win, could the Wizards-Hawks series be next in line for a narrative change? Plus Ben Standig chats with...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 177: Hot 'Lanta, Col...
Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Rashad Mobley (@rashad20) breakdown a rather brick-y Wizards performance as the Hawks take Game 3 116-98. The guys dish on the Who, What, Where, When, Why of it all.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 176: Wall Talks; Gam...
Before John Wall and the Wizards headed to Atlanta for Game 3, they held court at Verizon Center with the media. Listen to Wall (15:48) on the series, his growth, those shrugs, Dennis Schroder and why he's mean on the court. Also, Ben Standig shares h...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 175: Playoff Marcin
Marcin Gortat is making play after play. Why? It's what he does in the postseason. Ben Standig and Scott Jackson on the Polish Machine's playoff magic and other Wizards-Hawks angles.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 174: Wizards And NBA...
What's wrong with the Celtics and why didn't Danny Ainge make a move at the NBA trade deadline? Is playoff Russell Westbrook great or ugh? Are the Wizards best in the East? Ben Standig and Bobby Bancroft talk NBA playoffs.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 173: Closing Time
John Wall and Bradley Beal dominated the fourth quarter as the Wizards jumped ahead 2-0 in the best-of-7 series over the Hawks. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas discuss the starry backcourt, Marcin Gortat winning in the middle and Brandon Jennings stepping up.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 172: Behind Enemy Lines
For the latest podcast, Ben Standig spent the final day before Wednesday's Game 2 with the Hawks, including a 1-on-1 with guard and X-factor Kent Bazemore (18:37). Plus Wizards game plan thoughts -- get Otto Porter more shots -- and injury updates fro...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 171: Killer Crossover
Ben Standig and Brad Rowland (Locked on Hawks) look back at the good (John Wall), bad (Tim Hardaway Jr.) and curious parts (No Thabo Sefolosha) of the Wizards' Game 1 win over the Hawks. They also spin the action forward toward Game 2 with suggestions ...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 170: Wizards Wrestle...
Ben Standig and Todd Dybas share their thoughts on John Wall and the Wizards taking their playoff opener.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 169: Wall To Wall Co...
Wizards All-Star John Wall on dealing with the Hawks defense, the MVP race and his return to the postseason. Plus Ben Standig's final keys to the opening round playoff series.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 168: Stats, Stats an...
We get smarter ahead of the Wizards-Hawks playoff series as Ben Standig chats with Basketball Reference researcher Mike Lynch. Plus the latest news and Scott Brooks praises Atlanta star Paul Millsap.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 167: Danny Rouhier
Ben Standig mixes it up with 106.7 The Fan host Danny Rouhier on the Wizards season, playoff expectations and the pulse of the fan base.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 166: Hawks Preview
Wizards nation seems happy about facing Atlanta in round one, but perhaps Atlanta feels the same? Is Dennis Schroder capable of another strong postseason against Washington? X-factors? Ben Standig and Hawks.com writer KL Chouinard talks Wizards-Hawks.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 165: The Replacements
The Wizards sat several starters in their regular season finale but were also without the injured Ian Mahinmi. Kyle Weidie (@truth_about_it) steps in with the recap and puts a cap on the 82 games.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 164: Jason Smith Mov...
Our1-on-1 with the Wizards big man includes details about team movie night, which superhero he'd be, a mea culpa from Ben Standig and more on Jason Smith's evolving season. Plus Ben's quick thoughts on a Wizards-Hawks playoff series.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 163: Air Beal; Micha...
Ben Standig recaps a busy Monday including the Wizards dumping Detroit without John Wall, Bradley Beal's explosive performance, a new injury concern and the ever-changing playoff picture. Then the rest of Ben's interview with Yahoo's Michael Lee (18:05...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 162: Michael Lee Ret...
Much has changed with the Wizards since Ben Standig and the Vertical's Michael Lee last spoke on the podcast. In part one (8:27) they examine what turned the season around and what this season means for John Wall's résumé and reputation. Plus Ben updat...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 161: Heat Checkmate
The Wizards remain cold against the Miami Heat and potentially put hopes of the 3-seed on ice. Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Todd Dybas (@todd_dybas) on Washington closing out its home slate with a loss, playoff implications and an intriguing decision ...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 160: Handing Out Awards
Ben Standig and Nich Ashooh debate NBA awards including Most Valuable Player and Coach of the Year. Also Ernie Grunfeld's best non-Scott Brooks move this season, best 1st round series and something involving Tony Romo.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 159: Phil Chenier Ou...
Part 2 of the conversation between Ben Standig and Armon Lee following Wizards-Knicks focuses on news that loooooongtime analyst Phil Chenier won't be on the broadcast next season.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 158: Just In The Kni...
Another un-pretty win, but a win all the same as the Wizards finish off their sweep of the Knicks. Part 1 of Ben Standig's (@ben_standig) talk with Armon Lee (@armon_lee) includes the end game action, Otto Porter vs. Kelly Oubre and the evolution of Br...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 157: Patrick Ewing S...
The NBA Hall of Famer was introduced Wednesday as Georgetown men's basketball coach. We hear from the legendary Hoya (20:04) plus other program notables and Wizards center Marcin Gortat, who was coached by Ewing in the NBA. Ben Standig and Bobby Bancro...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 156: Dishing On D-Le...
Ben Standig discusses the D-League's present and future with NBA coaches Fred Hoiberg (Bulls), David Fisdale (Grizzlies), Alvin Gentry (Pelicans) and Scott Brooks, who reveals the marching orders when sending the likes of Chris McCullough down a level.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 155: Spirit of 47
The Wizards improved to 47-31 -- most wins since the 1970's -- with a comeback win over the Hornets. However, did they answer Scott Brooks' wishes by getting their spirit back? Ben Standig and Todd Dyabs discuss the latest and setup the playoff picture.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 154: Hoyas Enlist Ewing
Big news on the Hilltop as Georgetown names former program legend and Basketball Hall of Famer Patrick Ewing as the next men's basketball coach. Ben Standig, Casual Hoya's Andrew Geiger and Bobby Bancroft on whether they view the hire as spot on or mer...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 153: Complaining Blo...
On the latest LOW podcast, Ben Standig on why the Wizards cannot overlook the surging Charlotte Hornets and how the basketball community reacted to their claims of disrespect from the Warriors.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 152: Cooking Curry
Thanks to the 3-point shooting Warriors, the Wizards ended their 5-game road trip all wet. Ben Standig on the 24-point loss, the playoff picture, John Wall and running up the score. Plus some brief thoughts on Patrick Ewing reportedly interviewing with...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 151: What's Taking S...
Ben Standig goes back into the college ranks with Andrew Geiger from CasualHoya.com more than a week since JT3's ouster. The guys ponder reasons for the lengthy search and discuss some obvious potential hires (Amaker, Smart, Hurley) while throwing a mu...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 150: Warriors, Come ...
Time for the rematch. Washington defeated Golden State in February, but now the Warriors are once again the NBA's best and hottest team. Ben Standig on Sunday's road trip finale, thoughts on the first meeting, The Splash Brothers and what's up with Mar...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 149: Jazz Win, Wall ...
The Wizards couldn't overcome the Rudy Gobert-led Utah Jazz defense, but John Wall's postgame comments make it clear the point guard believed Washington faced two opponents Friday night. Ben Standig with the recap and what this game reveals about the u...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 148: Evolve Or Die
That's how Jason Smith explained his new 3-point shooting role That sentiment also applies to the Wizards' need for a defensive reboot. Ben Standig commented on these matters, talked to Smith about expectations upon signing with the Wizards and preview...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 147: Help Me Help You
The Wizards' four-game win streak gets Clipped on the back-end of their LA trip despite 41 points from John Wall. Here's the thing: Wall scoring lots isn't always best for Washington. As Ben Standig explains, it's also not Wall's fault. Plus more on Ou...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 146: Comeback Kids, ...
The Wizards once again fell way back during a game out west and once again rallied for a win. Sorry, not sorry, Lakers. This win clinched Washington's 1st division title in nearly 40 years. Guest host Kyle Weidie takes us through the game (Wall's rise,...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 145 -- V For Value
Mega Pod! Ben Standig and Vice Sports' Patrick Hruby (patrick_hruby) examine the bang-for-the-buck aspect of the Wizards roster, max contracts for Bradley Beal and Otto Porter and the playoff mindset for all involved.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 144- Playoff Preview...
Ben Standig takes on questions from listeners of LOW, including the key players not named John Wall in every potential playoff series.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 143 -- Wall To Wall Win
John Wall played like an MVP, the starters couldn't miss early and the Wizards finished off the Cavs late for a 127-115 win. Ben Standig on the revenge-filled victory and what's up next plus Markieff Morris on the improved bench.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 142 -- They're Back
Ben Standig and Todd Dybas focus less on the win over the Nets and more on the Wizards clinching a playoff berth, Saturday's game at the Cavs and John Wall's sincerity. (WARNING: Explicit language)
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 141 -- Georgetown Ou...
Ben Standig takes a break from Wizards talk for the breaking news that John Thompson III is no longer the head coach at Georgetown. Ben assisted Georgetown site Casual Hoya with the news and spoke with CH's Andrew Geiger and Bobby Bancroft about all t...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 140 -- Swagger, Engaged
The Wizards stumbled early and kept fumbling into the second half before finding their way with a 104-100 win over the Hawks. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas on the game, the vibe and the vision Scott Brooks has for the youngest Wizard.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 139: Wizards Bracket...
Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Jake Whitacre (@jakewhitacre) take us through the semifinal round of the best shooters in Bullets/Wizards history bracket and ponder the best way to use Kelly Oubre Jr. going forward.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/22/17 -- Grading Grunfel...
Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Joe Yasharoff (@jyash) discuss Ernie Grunfeld's chances for Executive of the Year; Reveal of best shooters in Bullets/Wizards history bracket in conjunction with Bullets Forever; Trimble and the Terps
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/21/17 -- No Rebound In B...
The Wizards arrived in Boston having lost 3 of 4 games. After getting demolished on the boards and lacking the physicality of their fellow East contenders, make it 4 of 5. Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Frank Hanrahan (@jfrankhanrahan) recap the 110-102...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/20/17 -- Mike Prada Talk...
Making the playoffs is the goal, but then you have to play the games. Ben Standig and SBNation's Mike Prada examine the best 1st round matchup for the Wizards and another meeting with the Celtics.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/19/17 -- Zeller'd in Cha...
The Wizards' offense went cold while Cody Zeller couldn't miss, all leading to Washington's third loss in four games. Ben Standig recaps plus talks March Madness memories with Bradley Beal and Trey Burke.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/18/17 -- Word To The Mutha!
Fueled by another tight finish and a postgame Bell Biv DeVoe concert, Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Todd Dybas (@todd_dybas) recap the Wizards' 112-107 win over the Bulls.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/17/17 -- Mark Cuban; Sco...
Ben Standig went 1-on-1 with Dallas Mavericks owner and NBA headliner Mark Cuban on the league's future, innovation and the media. Plus Wizards coach Scott Brooks on the practice drill he hopes will turn Washington's defense and frown upside down.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/16/17 -- They Did It Again
The title could refer to another poor defensive effort by the Wizards or another loss to the sub-.500 Mavericks. Both angles work so Ben Standig and Todd Dybas discussed what didn't work in the 112-107 home loss.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/15/17 -- Welcome Home; M...
The Wizards are back in Chinatown for a two-game homestand starting Wednesday against Dallas. Quick thoughts from Ben Standig on the matchup and missing the routine.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/14/17 -- Gored By Wolves
Ben Standig and Todd Dybas reunite for the finale of the Wizards' 5-game road trip. They discussed Monday's loss in Minneapolis, the (mostly good) 4-1 road trip, practice vs. playing and the playoff chase.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- NCAA Tournament Preview --...
With the NCAA Tournament starting this week, Ben Standig goes 1-on-1 with Duke legend and ex-Wizard Christian Laettner (6:30); Mount St. Mary's head coach Jamion Christian on the Mountaineers wild ride to Selection Sunday (20:10); Villanova coach Jay W...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/13/17 -- Minutes, Shooti...
Should Scott Brooks consider giving John Wall a game off? Just how good is Bradley Beal's shooting? Is the bench improvement truly impactful? Ben Standig talks such things solo and with ESPN 980's Scott Jackson (20:50).
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/12/17 -- Blazing Another...
No. Way. The Wizards did it again. Another rally, another overtime, another thrilling win, another back-to-back sweep. Ben Standig on the 125-124 victory at Portland
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/11/16 -- Win Over Kings,...
The Wizards stage a remarkable rally behind Bradley Beal's 38 points and Jason Smith's magic for a 130-122 overtime win at Sacramento. Problem: The needed a comeback because they once again couldn't stop the opponent from scoring. Ben Standig with the ...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/10/17 -- Road Tripping W...
Ben Standig goes 1-on-1 with Tomas Satoransky as the Wizards rookie talks difference in road trips between NBA and Europe, favorite arenas and how many pants he packed. Plus Ben examines the bench rotation going forward.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/9/17 -- Kicking The Nuggets
Two games into the road trip, two wins for the Wizards. Ben Standig and Joe Glorioso recap Washington downing Denver thanks to a frontcourt revival and a its backcourt dynamos.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/8/17 -- Eclipsing The Suns
Wow. ... Wow. The Wizards and Suns played an unreal game with Washington's bench and starting backcourt eventually outlasting Phoenix's kids. Ben Standig tried his best at sorting out all the madness from the opener of the 5-game road swing
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/7/17 -- March Madness Be...
We take a break from talking all things Wizards for some college basketball thoughts as "Championship Week" is upon us. Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Patrick Stevens (@d1scource) on ACC, Big East, Cinderella's and names to watch.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/7/17 -- Brandon Jennings...
We're on point with the latest podcast. The newest member of the Wizards, Brandon Jennings, gives Ben Standig a scouting report on the opposing point guards on deck including Eric Bledsoe and Ricky Rubio. Plus Todd Dybas' thoughts on the 5-game trip.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/6/17 -- Hot Hand
Booyah for Bojan Bogdanovich, who sank 8 of 10 3-pointers including two in the final 66 seconds of the Wizards' comeback win over the Magic. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas recap the final game before a 5-game road trip.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/5/17 -- Road Trip Previe...
With the Wizards set for the first of two 5-game road trips, Ben Standig and Jazz radio voice David Locke preview the upcoming trip. Plus they discuss the rise and fall of Trey Burke.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/4/17 -- Bench Mobbed
The Wizards went from rolling in Toronto to fall pray to the Raptors bench at home. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas on Washington's loss and Brandon Jennings' return.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/3/17 -- Brooks vs. Wittman
The Wizards are rolling under Scott Brooks so Ben Standig and the Associated Press' Howard Fendrich compared this coach to the previous version, Randy Wittman.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/1/17 -- Here Comes Jenni...
Ben Standig and Todd Dybas examine the expected addition of point guard Brandon Jennings from the on-court fit with the Wizards to the potential locker room issues to who becomes the odd man out.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 3/1/17 -- Big Win, Big Ouc...
The Washington Wizards beat the Golden State Warriors. True story and one Ben Standig and Todd Dybas recap with thoughts on wild finish and Kevin Durant's injury. Plus Markieff Morris with the quote of the year and news on Brandon Jennings.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/27/17 -- Jennings Watch;...
Ben Standig updates Monday's headlines -- Wizards pursuing Brandon Jennings? Raptors' Kyle Lowry out until the playoffs? -- and previews Tuesday's matchup against Steph Curry, Kevin Durant and the Warriors with Todd Dybas.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/27/17 -- Fouled Up
Credit Rudy Gobert and the Jazz defense, blame the refs for the wide free throw margin, knock the Wizards for an uneven performance. Whatever the reason, Washington is now dealing with a losing streak and here comes Golden State. Ben Standig and Todd D...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/26/17 -- 'We need a bett...
Nerd alert: Ben Standig reveals a minute-by-minute plan for the Wizards to maximize their new wing depth and protect their spotty bench. Also candid post-practice comments from Wizards coach Scott Brooks on Kelly Oubre Jr. and Otto Porter.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/25/17 -- Slip Up; Schedu...
The #Wizards opened the postgame All-Star break with a thud in Philadelphia. Thoughts from Ben Standig on the 120-112 loss to thee 76ers plus an assessment of the challenging schedule going forward.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/24/17 -- Trade Deadline ...
The Wizards stood pat after the acquisition of Bojan Bogdanovic while other NBA teams made their moves. Ben Standig (@benstandig) wraps up the trade deadline with a little mailbag action.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/23/17 -- Booyah With Boj...
Ben Standig and Todd Dybas examine all aspects of the Wizards' trade deadline deal, from adding Bojan Bogdanovic to parting with Andrew Nicholson and 1st round pick to the new-look 2nd unit to what's next.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/23/17 -- Emergency Bojan...
The Wizards made a trade with Bojan Bogdanovic and Chirs McCullough coming in and Andrew Nicholson, Marcus Thornton and the 2017 1st rounder going out. Quick thoughts from Ben Standig before a deeper dive after Washington's practice.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/21/17 -- No Lou So What ...
The first of perhaps several emergency podcasts this week as Thursday's NBA trading deadline nears. Lou Williams, now traded to Houston, is no longer a target. Is Shabazz Muhammad? Ben Standig shares what he's learned.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/21/17 -- This Isn't the ...
Ben Standig and @bballbreakdown's Coach Nick talk X's and O's, including massive changes with Wizards coach Scott Brooks compared to his highly-scrutinized Thunder run. Also the guys discuss the good (Otto Porter!) and ugh (backup point guard) with the...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/20/17 -- It's All About ...
We can talk about potential trade targets or Otto Porter's contract all we want, but so much comes down to the salary cap. Pro Basketball Talk's Dan Feldman (@danfeldmannba) joins Ben Standig (@benstandig) for some Salary Cap 101. Plus what the Boogie ...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS: Marcin Gortat (Part 2); Main...
We finish up our 1-on-1 with the Wizards' center as Gortat talks more about Markieff Morris and an interesting reason for team chemistry. Plus Ben Standig (@benstandig) gives his No. 1 reason why Washington is rolling.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/19/17 -- Elena Delle Don...
Late night podcasting can be dangerous, but the risk was worth the reward because The Vertical's #NBA Insider Adrian Wojnarowski discussed the trade deadline with specific options and cost for the #Wizards. Plus Ben Standig's 1-on-1 with new #Mystics...
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/18/17 -- When Did You St...
Ben Standig catches up with ESPN 980's Scott Jackson on all things Wizards including pre-All Star break highlights and upcoming challenges.
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/17/17 -- Cavs, Raps, Wiz...
Ben Standig and Todd Dybas reunite for some Eastern Conference race talk. With Kevin Love sidelined and Serge Ibaka in Toronto, what's the plan for the Wizards?
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/16/17 -- Exclusive With ...
For our 100th LOW podcast, we go 1-on-1 with Marcin Gortat, who wanted Ben Standig to dig up tweets from 2015. Why? Because it was time to stand up for his teammate and wingman, Markieff Morris. Following part 1 of our interview with the Wizards' star...