D.C.: Keep your head up

February 25, 2021
This Week from the Wizards, the Capitals, and UVA
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D.C.: Keep your head up
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🏀NBA: Although the Wizards’ five-game winning streak ended on Tuesday, the string of victories may be a sign that they’ve turned over a new leaf spellbook. The key to their most recent success? Continued contributions from players beyond the dynamic duo of Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook. Teamwork makes the dream work.

  • Next up, the Denver Nuggets — who the Wiz beat last week thanks to Davis Bertans’ huge game — tonight at 9 p.m. ET. Ready for a repeat.

College: Thank goodness for the surging Wizards, because Virginia men’s basketball is on a downward spiral. No. 15 UVA lost their third-straight game yesterday, falling to NC State 68–61. Yikes.

  • The ’Hoos slid down the rankings, dropping eight spots after last week’s loss to Duke. And with just two regular season games before the ACC conference championship tournament, the ’Hoos need to get their heads in the game.

🏒NHL: The Capitals would love nothing more than to defeat their rival, the Pittsburgh Penguins, tonight at 7 p.m. ET. And if center Nicklas Bäckström can grab two assists against them to reach the 700-assist mark for his career...chef’s kiss.