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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
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.
28 min
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...
31 min
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...
31 min
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 ...
22 min
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.
36 min
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.
18 min
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...
47 min
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...
42 min
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.
18 min
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.
22 min
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...
52 min
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.
18 min
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...
33 min
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...
58 min
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...
13 min
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...
25 min
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...
21 min
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...
31 min
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,...
22 min
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.
72 min
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.
33 min
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.
21 min
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)
26 min
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...
83 min
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.
32 min
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.
36 min
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
37 min
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...
22 min
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.
52 min
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.
28 min
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.
28 min
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.
23 min
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.
20 min
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.
12 min
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.
36 min
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...
34 min
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).
31 min
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
20 min
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 ...
21 min
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.
21 min
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.
34 min
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
27 min
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.
20 min
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.
20 min
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.
20 min
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.
18 min
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.
23 min
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.
25 min
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.
25 min
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.
22 min
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.
29 min
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...
25 min
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.
29 min
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.
30 min
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.
32 min
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.
39 min
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.
11 min
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.
16 min
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...
40 min
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 ...
31 min
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.
26 min
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...
24 min
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.
23 min
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?
37 min
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...
29 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/15/17 -- ESPN's Cassidy ...
Time for some national perspective on the Wizards and NBA talk with the cooler than cool Cassidy Hubbarth (@CassidyHubbarth). Ben Standig (@benstandig) and the ESPN host discussed John Wall, the Michael Jordan era's, Kevin Durant and Friday's Celebrit...
32 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/15/17 -- Trade Talk With...
You sweet on Lou Williams or prefer another trade target? Ben Standig (@benstandig) and the Washington Post's Jerry Brewer (@jerrybrewer) discuss options for the surging Wizards.
32 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/14/17 -- Fuss With Russ
Russell Westbrook never sniffed a triple-double and the Wizards defense deserves credit. Washington is now and East best 17-5 since Jan. 1 and Scott Brooks deserves credit. Part 1 of Ben Standig's discussion with Jerry Brewer from the Washington Post.
19 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/12/17 -- Thunder Preview...
How will Russell Westbrook and OKC respond Monday in Chinatown after its emotional reunion with Kevin Durant? How do the Wizards handle MVP candidate? Plus Ben Standig asks Marcin Gortat to offer Valentine's Day advice for the Locked on Wizards listene...
19 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/11/17 -- Morris Sets The...
Maybe it's better to be lucky than good, but Markieff Morris and the Washington Wizards are both right now. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas on the 112-107 win over the Pacers, the latest rotation switches and trade concepts.
25 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/10/17 -- Biting Into Tra...
There's time for trade talk before the NBA's Feb. 23 deadline, but why wait. Ben Standig examines the Wizards' needs and specific ideas discussed during a mock trade deadline podcast via Dunc'd On Basketball.
24 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/9/17 -- Trap (Barely) Av...
No style points for the Wizards in Brooklyn, but they scored enough points to outlast the Nets in overtime. Ben Standig on the result, Washington's hustler and Ian Mahinmi's first game since November.
20 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/8/17 -- Instant Classic,...
Ben Standig (@benstandig) and ESPN 980's Kevin Sheehan (@kevins980) take a look back at Monday's unreal Cavs-Wizards battle and glance forward toward the season-long possibilities.
33 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/7/17 -- Respect And Pain
Game of the Year? No doubt. Tough loss? No doubt. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas can't believe what they just saw, but do their best to explain everything surrounding the Wizards' overtime loss against the Cavaliers.
20 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/6/17 -- Cavs Preview
Ben Standig and Kyle Weidie look at Monday's big game from matchups to key stats to who defends LeBron James.
39 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/5/17 -- 17 And LeBron
Let the hype begin! Ben Standig and Todd Dybas recap the Wizards' 17th straight home, a shutout finish against the Pelicans and start the talk for Monday's epic matchup against the Cavaliers.
27 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/4/17 -- Mailbag: What A...
From trade deadline talk to picking John Wall or Bradley Beal to the secret to the Wizards' surge, Ben Standig answers your questions.
24 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/3/17 -- Closing Time
The Wall-Star. The pro-Lakers crowd. The bench concerns. Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Todd Dybas (@todd_dybas) breakdown the Wizards' 16th straight home win, John Wall's heroics and more.
32 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/2/17 -- Where Are the 3'...
Remember how many complained the Wizards didn't take enough 3's under Randy Wittman? No they're attempting even fewer and no uproad. Ben Standig and Adam Rubin discuss perception vs. reality. Also, what happens when Ian Mahinmi returns?
27 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 2/1/17 -- Camaraderie Is King
Ben Standig and Todd Dybas recap the Wizards' 117-101 rout over the Knicks plus the good locker room vibes and how perceptions are not always reality.
24 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 1/31/17 -- USA Today's Jef...
Is this Wizards surge believable? Should they make a splashy move before the NBA trade deadline? Those questions plus plenty of John Wall and Scott Brooks talk with Ben Standig (@benstandig), Washington Times' Todd Dybas (@todd_dybas) and USAT's NBA In...
33 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 1/29/17 -- Streaking On Bo...
Marcin Gortat and the Wizards faced Anthony Davis and the Pelicans in their arena -- and owned the place. Ben Standig with the recap as Washington improved to 11-2 over its last 13 games.
19 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 1/28/17 -- Hawks, Shmawks....
The Wizards didn't just win again, but destroyed the Hawks in Atlanta. Ben Standig (@benstandig) and Kyle Weidie (@truth_about_it) discuss John Wall's maturity, big nights from the frontcourt and big picture in the East.
35 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 1/27/17 -- Wall Star
The NBA All-Star game reserves are out and Wizards guard John Wall is among them. Audio from the point guard and coach Scott Brooks plus Ben Standig's take following Thursday's practice and ahead of Friday's matchup at Atlanta.
17 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 1/26/17 -- John Wall Is Go...
Before the All-Star reserves are announced Thursday, the podcast offered up some praise of John Wall plus other thoughts on the Wizards.
19 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 1/25/17 -- Hit On Black
The Wizards lived up to the hype and then some with a dominant win over the Celtics. Ben Standig and Todd Dybas on another home triumph and Bradley Beal's scoring while trying their best to assess this massive turnaround.
32 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 1/24/17 -- Hornets Stung
That's how you finish a road trip. Thoughts on the Wizards' 109-99 win at Charlotte ahead of Tuesday's anticipated rematch with the Celtics.
15 min
LOCKED ON WIZARDS -- 1/23/17 -- D-League Team S...
The latest podcast includes a Wizards-Hornets preview ahead of Monday's meeting in Charlotte plus Ben Standig on rumblings that upcoming Developmental League expansion could occur by next season.
16 min