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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

Bradley Beal on Fatherhood, Wizards' Depth, Giving Back

9/23/2018
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All-Star guard Bradley Beal joins the podcast to discuss his busy summer balancing fatherhood and working out, his AAU teams, why this is the deepest Wizards team he's been a part of, mental health in the NBA, how he plans to continue to improve his game, serving as Principal for the Day at Ron Brown High School, and more.

Duration:00:13:00

John Wall on Summer of Separation, Rapping with Lil' Wayne, NBA Shoe Rule

9/21/2018
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Five-time NBA All-Star John Wall joins the podcast to discuss his Summer of Separation, working on his body, rapping with Lil' Wayne, Team USA mini-camp, the NBA's new shoe rule, mental health in the NBA, and more.

Duration:00:16:24

Kelly Oubre Jr. on Summer Workouts, Tsunami Papi, NBA Mental Health

9/20/2018
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Kelly Oubre Jr. joins Off The Bench to discuss his summer, the transition from Wave Papi to Tsunami Papi, the team's new acquisitions, the NBA being at the forefront of mental health, and more.

Duration:00:13:28

Special Guest: Otto Porter Jr.

9/19/2018
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Otto Porter Jr. joins the podcast to talk about his rehab, how he's feeling heading into his sixth season, the Wizards' new additions, how he wants to continue to evolve his game, the NBA's new shoe rule, and more.

Duration:00:10:56

2018-19 Schedule Release

8/10/2018
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The 2018-19 Washington Wizards schedule is here! The guys break down the calendar, with key games, trends, things to know, and more.

Duration:00:20:39

Capital City Go-Go GM Pops Mensah-Bonsu

8/7/2018
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New Capital City Go-Go general manager and former NBA/G League player Pops Mensah-Bonsu joins Off The Bench to discuss D.C.'s newest team, what kind of program he hopes to build for the organization, his excitement for the community, his experience playing around the world and for Great Britain in the 2012 Summer Olympics, and more.

Duration:00:30:36

Special Guest: Dwight Howard

7/23/2018
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Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard joins the podcast to discuss his fit in D.C., how John Wall recruited him to play for the Wizards, why the decision was an easy one, what he expects from this season, his favorite movies of the summer, acting and his relationship with Denzel Washington, and more.

Duration:00:17:03

NBA Free Agency, Dwight Howard Signing, Summer League Recap

7/18/2018
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The guys break down the Wizards' offseason moves; the Dwight Howard signing; Troy Brown Jr., Devin Robinson, and Thomas Bryant's impressive Summer League performances; Kawhi Leonard-DeMar DeRozan trade; LeBron James to the Lakers; and more.

Duration:00:36:32

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 with...

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