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All things Washington Wizards from the squad's digital media team

All things Washington Wizards from the squad's digital media team
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All things Washington Wizards from the squad's digital media team

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English


Episodes

Special Guest: Jeff Green

7/11/2018
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Jeff Green, the Wizards' latest free agency addition, joins Off The Bench to talk about playing back home again, his already-established relationships with multiple players in the locker room, how he'll fit in with the Wizards on the court, his relationship with Scott Brooks, what he learned from playing with Kevin Garnett and LeBron James, and more.

Duration:00:19:36

Special Guest: Austin Rivers

7/2/2018
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The newest Washington Wizard, Austin Rivers, joins the podcast to talk about building off his career season, playing with John Wall and Bradley Beal and the rest of the team, working out with Wall this summer, and more.

Duration:00:17:44

Rivers-Gortat Trade

6/27/2018
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The guys break down the Austin Rivers for Marcin Gortat trade, look back at Gortat's impact, what Rivers can bring to the team, how the Wizards may be changing the way they play next season, and more.

Duration:00:16:09

Special Guest: Troy Brown Jr., NBA Draft Recap

6/25/2018
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The Off The Bench guys go through the Wizards' draft picks and give insight about both picks. Then, first-round pick Troy Brown Jr. (14:00) joins the podcast to talk about his first day in D.C., his draft night experience, how he sees himself fitting with the current roster, and more.

Duration:00:26:51

2018 NBA Mock Draft

6/20/2018
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The 2018 NBA Draft is on Thursday, and the guys go through their own mock draft, including potential picks for the Wizards at No. 15 and No. 44.

Duration:00:45:53

#WizDraft Workouts: Texas A&M's Robert Williams

6/18/2018
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Only days before the 2018 NBA Draft, Texas A&M center Robert Williams stops by the podcast to go through his fit with the Wizards, his thought process heading into the draft, and more.

Duration:00:15:15

#WizDraft Workouts: Keita Bates-Diop and Brandon McCoy

6/14/2018
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With only a week to go before the 2018 NBA Draft, the guys interview reigning Big Ten Player of the Year and former Ohio State forward Keita Bates-Diop and former UNLV center and McDonald's All-American Brandon McCoy.

Duration:00:15:12

#WizDraft Workouts: Zhaire Smith, Angel Delgado, and Troy Brown Jr.

6/11/2018
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The guys celebrate the Capitals' Stanley Cup victory and what it means for D.C., followed by post workout interviews with Texas Tech's Zhaire Smith (8:00), Seton Hall's Angel Delgado (15:00), and Oregon's Troy Brown Jr. (24:00).

Duration:00:35:55

#WizDraft Workouts: UCLA's Aaron Holiday, Michigan's Moritz Wagner, and Kansas's Svi Mykhailiuk

5/24/2018
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UCLA's Aaron Holiday (0:00), a projected first-round pick, joins the podcast after his pre-draft workout to discuss the advice and mentoring he's received from his family, his experience at UCLA, and what he'll bring to a team. Then, Michigan's Moritz Wagner (5:30) on his decision to leave for the NBA Draft, his time at Michigan, his body transformation over the last few years, and his electric attitude. Finally, Kansas's Svi Mykhailiuk (13:00) goes through his workout, his relationship...

Duration:00:19:04

#WizDraft Workouts: Kentucky's Hamidou Diallo, UMBC's Jairus Lyles

5/22/2018
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With pre-draft workouts beginning on Tuesday, the guys talk about the draft process and countdown to the 2018 Draft on June 21. Kentucky's Hamidou Diallo (10:30) joins the podcast to talk about his workout with the Wizards, why he stayed at Kentucky, playing for John Calipari his relationship with John Wall, and more. Then, UMBC's Jairus Lyles (17:00) on his workout Tuesday, being apart of history with UMBC, focusing on his career now after March, playing at DeMatha, and more.

Duration:00:26:49

Special Guest: Mystics Head Coach Mike Thibault

5/18/2018
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The guys catch up with Mystics Head Coach Mike Thibault as the Mystics get ready to pick up where they left off in 2017 with a trip to the WNBA league semifinals. Coach talks about new incoming players, the veteran leadership on the squad and more.

Duration:00:28:49

2017-18 Exit Interviews

5/4/2018
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Exit interviews from the 2017-18 season: Scott Brooks (0:00), Kelly Oubre Jr. (24:00), Marcin Gortat (31:00), Markieff Morris (43:30), Bradley Beal (55:00), Mike Scott (1:10:00), Devin Robinson (1:19:00), Ian Mahinmi (1:26:00), Tomas Satoransky (1:42:00), and John Wall (1:50:00).

Duration:02:05:47

End of 2017-18 Season

4/30/2018
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A few days after the Wizards were eliminated in Game 6 against the Raptors, the guys reflect on the season, where the team goes from here, important summer dates to keep in mind, how the Wizards can learn from the Raptors, other NBA playoff matchups, and more.

Duration:00:44:08

Home Court Protected in Games 3 and 4

4/23/2018
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After the Wizards won Games 3 and 4 at home over the weekend, the guys go through the best moments from Game 4, how the Wizards have adjusted defensively, the team's play in the final five minutes without Bradley Beal, Game 5 expectations, and more.

Duration:00:32:00

Special Guest Ty Lawson, Game 3 Adjustments

4/19/2018
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Breaking down Game 2 in Toronto, how the Wizards will adjust for Game 3, playing at home, and more. Ty Lawson (25:00) joins Off The Bench to talk about his crazy schedule in the past week, being inserted into Game 2, what defensive adjustments the Wizards need to make, and more.

Duration:00:35:22

Breaking Down Wizards-Raptors Game 1, Previewing Game 2

4/16/2018
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The guys break down what went right for the Wizards in Game 1 and what needs to improve to even the series in Game 2. Then, they talk about the rest of the games in an exciting first weekend of NBA Playoff action.

Duration:00:29:16

Wizards-Raptors Preview, Ty Lawson Signing, NBA Playoffs

4/12/2018
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Breaking down #WizRaptors, the key matchups to watch, the health of Otto Porter Jr. and Mike Scott, Ty Lawson signing and his possible impact, the 2015 series between the Wizards and Raptors, #WizRaptors predictions, the other NBA Playoffs matchups, and more.

Duration:00:47:45

Special Guest John Wall, Playoff Scenarios

4/11/2018
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Going through the Wizards' playoff scenarios heading into Wednesday night and how the team matches up with possible opponents. John Wall (11:35) joins Off The Bench to talk about how he feels heading into the playoffs, playing on the road in the first round, the team's x-factor in the postseason, and more.

Duration:00:27:44

Dave Johnson of the #RadioParty Live from Crimson at PodDC

4/10/2018
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From Crimson at PodDC, Wizards play-by-play radio voice Dave Johnson on the state of the Wizards entering the playoffs, the team's intense film session on Sunday, the #RadioParty, his crazy schedule doing the radio, TV, Wizards, and D.C. United, and more.

Duration:00:42:25

John Wall Returns, Playoff Berth Clinched

4/2/2018
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The return of John Wall, how his presence impacts the offense, the current playoff picture and tiebreaker situations, the Wizards' final five games of the regular season, picking winners for Villanova vs. Michigan, and more. On April 9 at 6:00pm, Off The Bench will be recorded LIVE at Crimson DC with radio play-by-play voice of the Wizards Dave Johnson! RSVP ahead of time to receive a special offer.

Duration:00:26:39