Oct 12, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) and Wizards forward Paul Pierce (34) stand on the court against the Detroit Pistons in the second quarter at Verizon Center. The Wizards won 91-89. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports


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Ben Mehic, editor

I'm a basketball junkie & optimistic Washington Wizards fan. Glad to be a part of such a small, yet relatively loyal, Wizards fan base.

Greg Gottfried, Staff Writer

I love watching basketball even it means I get less sleep. Die-hard Wizards fan and can't wait to see John Wall hold up that Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy. Thanks for reading!

Osman Baig, Staff Writer

Bullets/Wizards fan since I did a book-report in elementary school on Moses Malone. To this day I wonder what would have happened had David Stern allowed Juwan to go to Miami and the Wizards built around Webber & Wallace. I will also go to my grave thinking Juwan Howard ruined Calbert Chaney's career. As you can tell, I'm not a Juwan fan.

Omar Ajmeri, Staff Writer

Analytics Guru. Basketball's very own Billy Beane. Follow me @omarajmeri30

Akbar Naqvi, Staff Writer

It all started when I saw Gilbert Arenas hit the game tying three in game 6 against the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2006. I have never looked back on the Wizards since and have lived through the ups and downs (mostly downs) of being a fan of this franchise. I'm also a huge Redskins fan, and occasionally watch some Georgetown Hoyas.

Nithin Kuchibhotla, Staff Writer

I'm a lifelong Northern Virginia resident and a DC sports fanatic. The NBA is my favorite league, therefore the Wizards are my favorite team. Been to the highest of highs and lowest of lows with this squad and love every minute of it. Each season brings new hope so we can never turn away. Also...Proud Hokie alum!!!

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