►Kyle Weidie | Apr 3, 2014
Some people contemplate the meaning of life. I contemplate the meaning of the Washington Wizards securing a postseason berth after six long, measly years with seven regular season games left. If...
►Kyle Weidie | Mar 14, 2014
Welp, we’re here now. Talking Wizards playoffs seeding. Magic No. 9. — “Nine means the rebirth. It’s the last number before you start something else, so it’s the rebirth.” At least...
Al Jefferson Q&A — On Age Limits, Never Making All-Star, Jordan & The Best Athlete from Prentiss, MS
►Kyle Weidie | Mar 13, 2014
Al Jefferson: fellow Mississippian (although I more claim D.C. since I moved to the District-proper at the age of 10). Jefferson, a native of Prentiss, MS, breezed into Washington yesterday evening...
►Kyle Weidie | Feb 27, 2014
Lo and behold, I made it to 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans … and lived to blog about it. So did my fiancée. It wasn’t our first rodeo together...
Goodbye #VeselyAlert, Goodbye #MaynorTime, Wizards Make Move of Necessity to Band-Aid Self-Inflicted Wounds
►Kyle Weidie | Feb 20, 2014
The current trade report, per various tweets, including David Aldridge‘s: The Washington Wizards will receive Andre Miller; the Denver Nuggets will receive Jan Vesely; the Philadelphia 76ers will receive Eric Maynor...
►Kyle Weidie | Feb 19, 2014
NBA trade season is upon us, breathing down our necks like Puff the Magic Dragon, unintentionally but deceptively singeing hairs (but also cleaning up that neck) at the same time. Randy...
►Kyle Weidie | Feb 17, 2014
Not a bad NBA All-Star debut by Johnathan Hildred Wall at all. With 12 points in 15 minutes off the bench (5-7 FGs, 0-1 3Ps, 2-2 FTs) to go with five...
►Kyle Weidie | Feb 13, 2014
Getting hosed on a bad call is nothing new. The Wizards aren’t special. But a flopping call? The league is supposed to be looking out for flops. James Harden? He was...
►Kyle Weidie | Feb 7, 2014
John Wall, NBA All-Star? Why, yes, clearly. John Wall, All-Star dunker? Hmmm….. Well, he can dunk. There are several Vines from this season in this post that will support...
Wittman: ‘You Cannot Screw With The Basketball Gods Like That.’ (Also: ‘Brandon Bass has been to the Conference Finals’)
►Kyle Weidie | Jan 23, 2014
Randy Wittman might not give a damn about this .500 talk, but he wanted to win against the Celtics more than anyone else. And after that game… Well, portions of that...
►Kyle Weidie | Jan 20, 2014
Paul George displayed for the world an amazing dunk on Saturday night. One that completely overshadowed John Wall’s great dunk on Greg Monroe, and one that overshadows all in-game dunks that...
►Dan Diamond | Jan 17, 2014
Is John Wall the best* point guard in the NBA? *Healthy Allow me to reintroduce myself: I’m TAI’s resident pessimist. Which means there’s been much less to write about these days,...
►Kyle Weidie | Jan 16, 2014
Nene Hilario, hallowed by thy name. He might assign responsibility to the ‘Spirit’ for his ability to leap through the air against a self-proclaimed king. But let’s not do a disservice...
►Arish Narayen | Oct 29, 2013
“Yo, this is a public announcement. Man, I’m so sick of seeing trash on the damn street, man. I’m sick of y’all folks coming up out of the store, taking your...
►Kyle Weidie | Oct 12, 2013
ESPN Chicago's Nick Friedell drops by TAI to drop some knowledge on the Bulls.