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Ben Mehic covers the Washington Wizards for SB Nation's Bullets Forever. Anthony Cittadino is a former writer for FanSided's Empire Writes Back. Subscribe, follow, and tune in daily to Locked On Wizards for the latest news, interviews, and discussions with guests from around the NBA and team. Part of the Locked on Podcast Network.

LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 264: Let's Schedule
The NBA released the entire 2017-18 schedule Monday which gave Ben Standig and Todd Dybas another reason to talk Wizards. Most intriguing road trip? Must see players not named LeBron and KD? Litmus test game? Which East teams only make one appearance ...
51 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 263: Keef-o-rama
Ben Standig caught up with Wizards power forward Markieff Morris this weekend. Hear from Morris on topics including how he learned brother Marcus landed with the Celtics, that Boston series and how he's getting ready for the new campaign -- and a majo...
22 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 262: Xmas Presents
Ben Standig talks Wizards schedule now that we know who and where Washington plays on opening night -- and on Christmas. Then more with Todd Dybas on the timing of the Jodie Meeks contract, if the Wizards went max overload, the sneaky key player and mo...
42 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 261: Wall-apalooza
Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Todd Dybas (@todd_dybas) talked all things John Wall following Friday's press conference. Topics include the importance of the point guard's contract extension, why he signed so quickly, Roger Waters and The Roots, and wh...
43 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 260: Patrick Hruby R...
Ben Standig and journalist Patrick Hruby (@patrick_hruby) reunite for another megapod and the latest "Podcast at Parkway." John Wall, Otto Porter, 2016 offseason the new guys and how Strawberry Shortcake relates to the Wizards are among the various top...
67 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 259: Boogie and Bias
Ben Standig explains why there's actually a legitimate rationale for wondering if DeMarcus Cousins and John Wall might pair up next year. Plus NBA broadcasting legend/ voice of Pelicans Joel Meyers talks Tim Frazier joining the Wizards and the Cousins/...
50 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 258: Rose Joins LeBr...
Derrick Rose agreeing to sign with the Cavaliers means...? Ben Standig examines the latest NBA headline -- and gets the scoop on Elena Delle Donne and the Washington Mystics from coach/GM Mike Thibault.
19 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 257: Grunfeld speak...
Hear from #Wizards president Ernie Grunfeld on the direction of the team and offseason moves. Then Ben Standig and Adam Rubin ponder whether what led John Wall to staying in Washington is what has Kyrie Irving wanting out of Cleveland. #Cavaliers
45 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 256: Emergency podc...
Wizards owner Ted Leonsis predicted his point guard would stay long-term. He was right as John Wall agreed to sign his "supermax" extension that keeps him in Washington potentially through the 2022-23 season. Ben Standig shares some quick thoughts on t...
42 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 255: Max Money
The Wizards celebrated the re-signing of Otto Porter on Wednesday at Verizon Center and Ben Standig was there for the scene. Ben discusses the main headlines plus hear directly from Porter (What did you think of those Paul George comments?) and Wizard...
37 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 254: Just How Good A...
Ben Standig and Locked on Celtics host John Karalis banter about the status of these Eastern Conference rivals? How much will Boston miss Avery Bradley? Did the Wizards catch up some or at all with the Celtics bench?
41 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 253: 4-Point Play, S...
As the 2017 NBA Summer League concludes, Ben Standig wraps up his thoughts on the Wizards roster, Lonzo Ball and the G-League's future. Plus, Ben contrasts and compares the contract situations with Otto Porter and Redskins QB Kirk Cousins. #Wizards #...
32 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 252: USA Today's Je...
More from Ben Standig's adventures during NBA Summer League. USA Today NBA Insider Jeff Zillgitt makes his second appearance on the podcast and shares his thoughts on the offseason, John Wall's scenario, dining options in Las Vegas and where the Wizar...
27 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 251: Jodie Meeks Sp...
Former Kentucky guards for the win! Free agent addition Jodie Meeks spoke Thursday with the local media for the first time since officially joining the Wizards. Hear him explain why he picked Washington, status of his health and his relationship with ...
25 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 250: Summer League T...
Will three Summer Leaguers make the Wizards' regular season roster? Will Washington pick up Chris McCullough's option? Are folks sleeping on the Wizards? Ben Standig and Adam Rubin continue their Las Vegas oddessy with more summer hoops talk.
54 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 249: John Wall Speak...
Hear directly from Wizards All-Star John Wall as Ben Standig (@benstandig) asks the point guard about the status of his contract extension, Otto Porter and the offseason moves. Then ESPN NBA analyst Amin ElHassan (@aminespn) on the key for the Wizards ...
21 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 248: Summer League P...
Former Wizards center Brendan Haywood joins the podcast to talk about Otto Porter's contract and Marcin Gortat's game. But mostly it's Ben Standig and Adam Rubin taking a spin around all things Summer League/Wizards including best celeb sightining, Mik...
42 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 247: Otto stays, Oub...
Ben Standig is in Las Vegas for the NBA Summer League, which is where he reacted to the news that the Wizards matched Otto Porter's offer sheet. Ben also chatted with Kelly Oubre. Jr about his game, knee. Then there's reaction from the first game with...
29 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 246: Wizards, You're...
Otto Porter officially signs a four-year, $168 million offer sheet with the Brooklyn Nets, meaning the Washington Wizards have 48 hours to match -- or not. Ben Standig and former Wizards beat writer turned Washington Post Nats InsiderJorge Castillo dis...
42 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 245: Summer League P...
Las Vegas Summer League stalwarts Ben Standig and Adam Rubin dive into the Wizards just announced roster, share their hopes and dreams for Sheldon Mac and Chris McCullough plus some names to watch. Also, Bojan Bogdanovic talk.
44 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 244: Game. Set. Match?
The second July 4 emergency podcast follows news that Otto Porter signed a $106 million offer sheet with the Brooklyn Nets. Ben Standig and Armon Lee discuss the Wizards' options and the impact of Boston adding Gordon Hayward.
35 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 243: Mike Scott Emer...
Happy July 4 -- or not depending on how you view the news that the Wizards are set to sign former Hawks forward Mike Scott. Ben Standig on the fit and Hawks.com writer K.L. Chouinard helps explain the player.
24 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 242: NBA Free Agenc...
Ben Standig and Armon Lee are back for more with Wizards thoughts and a broader look at the NBA. Will Celtics GM Danny Ainge ever make a trade? What's the connection with Otto Porter's contract and Joel Embiid's situation? Why is everyone going West?
37 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 241: King Otto; Mr....
Ben Standig and Armon Lee discuss the latest Wizards and NBA free agency news. In Part 1, we have storytime with Ben about his reporting on Otto Porter meeting with the Kings in D.C. plus the guys talk pros and cons of the Wizards signing Jodie Meeks. ...
49 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 240: Flipping the Fr...
For our third podcast primer ahead of the start of free agency, Ben Standig enlists friends of the podcast to state what they see as the most interesting aspects for the Wizards. ICYMI, check out the epic 2-part chat with Truth About It's Kyle Weidie o...
30 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 239: Free Agents Tar...
Part 2 of the conversation with Kyle Weidie includes specific free agent options for the Wizards, Ben Standig's *plan* once July 1 hits and why fit shouldn't always be overshadowed by talent.
36 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 238: It's The Final ...
We get in our final discussion before the July 1 NBA free agency period tips off. In Part 1, Ben Standig and Kyle Weidie talk Wizards' handling of Otto Porter's situation, John Wall's future, the truth about Paul George to DC -- and more!!
42 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 237: CP3 Blasts Off;...
Hear from Tim Frazier as the newest Wizards met with the local media Wednesday. Also Ben Standig examines a wild day in the NBA as Chris Paul lands with the Rockets and Phil Jackson gets shoved out.
21 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 236: Wall Wants Geor...
Ben Standig opens the pod potpourri style with thoughts on John Wall recruiting Paul George, Tim Frazier's arrival, NBA awards and the Summer League roster. Then he's joined by Andrew Geiger with Casual Hoya to discuss the overdue announcement of Patri...
45 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 235: ESPN's Kevin Pe...
Ben Standig goes 1-on-1 with ESPN NBA analyst and numbers guru Kevin Pelton as we near the start of free agency. Topics include Otto Porter's value, the potential trade market for Marcin Gortat, free agent targets and the big picture potential with Jo...
51 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 234: OK, is DC reall...
The latest "Podcast at Parkway" features Ben Standig and 106.7's Brian McNally. The two grew up in the area and discuss where basketball at all levels fits into the D.C. sports scene. Plus John Wall vs. Alex Ovechkin and expectations for Wizards vs. ...
56 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 233: NBA Draft
Fine, the Wizards didn't have a selection, but there's still plenty worth discussing. Ben Standig, Todd Dybas and Adam Rubin did just that from the Verizon Center with thoughts on Tim Frazier, Scott Brooks's comments and more. Plus Ben updates the init...
29 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 232: Here Comes Fra...
Dan Feldman on Tim Frazier; Ernie Grunfeld talks; Todd Dybas on Wizards and Paul George...Ben Standig and NBC Sports's Dan Feldman react to the breaking news of the Wizards acquiring point guard Tim Frazier for the 52nd pick, per source. Then hear from...
50 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 231: NBA Draft Previ...
Ben Standig and NBC Sports College Basketball Insider Rob Dauster discuss potential options for the Wizards at 52 (20:39). Frank Mason or Monte Morris? Cam Oliver or Devin Robinson? Melo Trimble? Also, Todd Dybas stops by to state whether the Wizards a...
48 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 230: Jerry Brewer Me...
Ben Standig and the Washington Post's Jerry Brewer recap a wild few days in the NBA and preview what's to come. Topics include LeBron James and the Cavs Front Office changes (2:00), Paul George scenarios (11:45), Wizards after PG13 (16:30), John Wall’s...
60 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 229: Free Agent bigs...
On the latest edition of the Locked on Wizards podcast, Ben Standig compares the NBA's hierarchal status with the current state of the PGA Tour while tying in the Paul George trade market. Plus Ben and Jake Whitacre examine the power forward and center...
43 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 228: Could All-Time ...
What if you the time-traveling gods allowed for the formation of the best players from Bullets/Wizards history to join forces and play the 2017 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors. Is there enough firepower for a win? Silly topic and one Ben Standig (@...
52 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 227: Josh Norman; El...
The Friday Funday edition of the podcast includes Redskins cornerback talking NBA super teams and his own basketball skills with Ben Standig. Plus Elene Delle Donne grades the Mystics after 10 games and SBNation's Jake Whitacre on the Wizards' pre-dra...
21 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 226: Title Contender...
We've got a role reversal! Jamie Mottram from the Mr. Irrelevant blog/podcast (@mrirrelevantdc)stops by to ask Ben Standig questions about the Wizards' near future. and what it would take for a next level rise.
24 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 225: Adios, 2016-17 ...
Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Armon Lee (@armon_lee) put a bow on the season the day after Golden State finished off its incredible playoff run with an NBA title. Are the guys cool with Kevin Durant's decision now? Is LeBron James crazy saying he's ne...
65 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 224: 4-Point Play
Ben Standig takes a spin around Wizardsville including latest on pre-draft workouts, 2017-18 championship odds, update on the practice/D-League facility (picture via Events DC) and a 1-on-1 interview with Chris McCullough.
22 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 223: Exit Interview ...
What does Markieff Morris mean to you? Does the Wizards forward have another level? Would he win a WWE-style smack talk battle? Ben Standig and Abe Schwadron (NumberFire, Slam Magazine; @abe_squad) answer those questions and more.
38 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 222: Free Agent Poin...
Everyone knows the Wizards need a viable backup behind John Wall, but is finding one an easy task this offseason? Ben Standig and Adam Rubin discuss various vets (Ty Lawson) and kids potentially availble in free agency.
26 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 221: Backup Plan
Ben Standig and Adam Rubin ponder if Tomas Satoransky is the next backup point guard, what role Shelden Mac has with the Wizards next season and if there's any chance Trey Burke or Brandon Jennings return.
32 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 220: Draft Workouts;...
On the latest podcast, Ben Standig updates the Wizards' pre-draft workouts including thoughts on wing shooter Tyler Dorsey and Q&A with point guard and National Player of the Year Frank Mason III. Then Ben chats with Wizards PA voice Ralph Wesley (@ra...
32 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 219: Fancy Scott Bro...
Our Wizards season review continues as Ben Standig (@benstandig) and the Washington Post's Neil Greenberg (@ngreenberg) look at all things Scott Brooks. Plus the guys talk NBA Finals, potential impact if Marcin Gortat exits and stats, stats, stats.
51 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 218: Free Agent Wings
Whether Bojan Bogdanovic returns or not, the Wizards need more perimeter help. Ben Standig and Conor Dirks discuss the (realistic) free agent options including a wing guard getting run with the Golden State Warriors. Plus an interview with NBA Draft ho...
27 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 217: Exit Interview ...
The Locked on Wizards player reviews continue with a look at the mid-season acquisition of Bojan Bogdanovic. Ben Standig and Conor Dirks (@conorddirks) reflect on the trade, the impact and the future.
31 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 216: Kenny Anderson
The former NBA All-Star and prep legend goes 1-on-1 with Ben Standig about a new documentary focusing on his career and post-NBA struggles. They also discuss Anderson's new focus and the former point guard's thoughts on John Wall.
27 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 215: Stay, Melo?
The Wizards held their first formal pre-draft workout Tuesday. Former Maryland point guard Melo Trimble attended. So did we. Hear what Trimble said, what Ben Standig said about the potential John Wall backup and other NBA Draft thoughts from Troy Machir.
32 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 214: Wall's contract...
Ben Standig and NBC Sports' Dan Feldman take on all kinds of topics including long layoff before start of NBA Finals (3:14); Warriors viewed as big faves despite presence of LeBron James (5:05); X-Factor Kevin Love (10:05); X-Factor JaVale McGee (12:49...
34 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 213: Exit Interview ...
The first of our Wizards player reviews focuses on Washington's starting small forward. Ben Standig and Bobby Bancroft on the most important person in Porter's world this summer, his social media struggles and max contract talk.
35 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 212: Bonus Big Pictu...
Happy Memorial Weekend! Ben Standig and Kyle Weidie conclude their epic discussion with a look at how long the Wizards' path is blocked by LeBron James and the Cavaliers.
24 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 211: Mystical LeBron...
Mike Thibault (top row, far right) once coached for the Lakers during Magic Johnson's early career and the same for the Chicago Bulls when Michael Jordan arrived. The Mystics head coach also spoke with Ben Standig about Magic, Jordan and LeBron James c...
22 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 210: Carol Maloney
On the latest "Podcast at Parkway," Ben Standig and NBC4's Carol Maloney discuss her interview with projected No. 1 overall pick Markelle Fultz (DeMatha/Washington), John Wall's contract situaiton with the Wizards and Clint Eastwood's tipping.
44 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 209: Um, What's the ...
Ben Standig and Kyle Weidie spin the conversation forward with a look at what's up next for the Wizards including an important Summer League, roster decisions and why Washington is one of four teams without a D-League franchise.
43 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 208: Who's In The B...
Ben Standig and Kyle Weidie are back for Part 2 of their all-things Wizards talk with a look back on the 2016-17 season. Topics include highlight of the year, Al Horford's decision, Washington's true position in the East and who constitutes a Big 3.
40 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 207: Truth or Truthi...
Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Kyle Weidie (@truth_about_it) take a deep dive into all things Wizards starting with another look at the postseason including the biggest reason why Washington lost to Boston.
34 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 206: Dan Steinberg
The latest "Podcast at Parkway" has Ben Standig and Washington Post columnist Dan Steinberg talking about the Wizards' place in the D.C. sports scene, Marcin Gortat's possible exit, Ernie Grunfeld and pickling things.
62 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 205: Bench This
The offseason's first 3-point play edition examines whether the Wizards' bench is the true cause of the series loss to Boston and whether 2016-17 was a successful season.
26 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 204: Exit Interviews
On Tuesday the 2016-17 Washington Wizards arrived at Verizon Center, met with Scott Brooks, spoke with the media and said their goodbyes. Ben Standig (@benstandig), Todd Dybas (@todd_dybas) and Ava Wallace (@avarwallace) put a bow on the ECSF loss and...
30 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 203: Knocked Out
The dream for this season is no more as the Wizards lose Game 7 at Boston 115-105. Ben Standig and Rashad Mobley discuss what happened and what's next.
29 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 202: Best Two Words...
Ben Standig and Adam Rubin with one last look back at the thrilling Game 6 and thoughts on Wizards-Celtics ahead of Game 7. Plus details on the Locked on Wizards watch party.
26 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 201: Dudley Takes Hi...
Ben Standig goes 1-on-1 with the outspoken ex-Wizard Jared Dudley on John Wall's heroics, Colin Cowherd and what the Wizards should wear to Boston for Game 7. Plus a special podcast announcement.
24 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 200: Hero Ball
John Wall saves the season and buries the Celtics with a game-winning 3-pointer in the final seconds. On the 200th episode of the podcast, Ben Standig and Todd Dybas recap the shot, the wild fourth quarter and Monday's decisive Game 7.
26 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS, Episode 199: On The Brink?
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.
34 min
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 ...
26 min
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...
68 min
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.
21 min
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...
13 min
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."
45 min
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.
30 min
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...
23 min
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.
14 min
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...
35 min
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.
27 min
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...
30 min
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...
39 min
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.
30 min
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.
37 min
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.
28 min
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...
29 min
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.
25 min
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.
33 min
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...
31 min
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.
40 min
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...
19 min
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.
33 min
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...
23 min
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.
32 min
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.
39 min
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.
28 min
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...
29 min
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 ...
32 min
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.
24 min
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.
22 min
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.
30 min
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.
21 min
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.
25 min
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.
31 min