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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, 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
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