DMV: Wiz Win Their NBA Championship

DMV is a daily roundup of District-Maryland-Virginia (mostly) sporting links.


In the 77th game of a historically bad season, the Wizards put their four best players on the floor for the first time and beat their biggest rival and the NBA’s best team. Gilbert and Brendan posted double-doubles, Caron and Antawn do with they do and the young fellas contributed too. And it was on TNT to boot. I’d be fine if they didn’t win another game all season. [WaPo]

Leonsis introduces LeBron and Ovechkin after the game. [D.C. Sports Bog]

Darius Songalia is the unsung hero in the Wiz’ big win. [Truth About It]

According to our polling data, 61 to 77 percent of Redskins fans agree with Maj on Danny & Vinny’s pursuit of Cuttles. [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

And a lot feel like Steinz does about Campbell too. [D.C. Sports Bog]

The Examiner whiffs: “Cutler to Skins Imminent.” [DC Pro Sports Report]

Jason Campbell: “You’re going to play with a little more of a chip on your shoulder. My mindset will be to play extremely hard. I would have done that regardless. I want to do everything I can to help us win. That will be my motivation even though I know that I was shopped around a little bit. I’m getting ready for the season and want to prepare myself for the best year I’ve had.” [The Washington Times]

Rich Tandler: “Sometimes the best deals are the ones you don’t make. We’ll have to follow the careers of Cutler, Campbell, and whoever the Redskins take in the first round this year and next to figure out if this trade wasn’t one of those.” [Real Redskins]

Portis discusses his pockets as well as his alias. [Redskins Blog]

Mike Green is being compared to Paul Coffey and Bobby Orr. [TWT]

O’s spring training awards. [Connolly’s Corner]

Chris and I will be drinking at the Red Porch April 19. [D.C. Sports Bog]

Nats Park unveils Big Train, Josh Gibson and Hondo Howard statues. [WaPo]

The long-in-the-making Len Bias doc will be out June 19. [Deadspin]

Vote D.C. for the next “Real World” location. [Gawker]

Seriously, fear the turtle. [Kissing Suzy Kolber]

Tonight: Sabers at Caps (7 p.m.)

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