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Wizards Tipoff

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The Wizards Tipoff podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington's Wizards correspondent Chase Hughes and highlights all members of our Wizards coverage team including beat reporter Chris Miller. Hughes will also reach out to a host of outside influencers both in the D.C. media and the national landscape.

The Wizards Tipoff podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington's Wizards correspondent Chase Hughes and highlights all members of our Wizards coverage team including beat reporter Chris Miller. Hughes will also reach out to a host of outside influencers both in the D.C. media and the national landscape.
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The Wizards Tipoff podcast is anchored by NBC Sports Washington's Wizards correspondent Chase Hughes and highlights all members of our Wizards coverage team including beat reporter Chris Miller. Hughes will also reach out to a host of outside influencers both in the D.C. media and the national landscape.

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English


Episodes

Bradley Beal + Sneaker Talk

9/13/2018
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In Chris Miller's maiden voyage in the re-branded Wizards Talk Podcast he brings on what he says is the best 2 guard in the East, Bradley Beal for a wide ranging discussion not only about basketball, but also his opinion on the latest Nike ad campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick. Plus, Chris & Terrence Stroder talk about their love of sneakers, their very intense love of sneakers.

Duration:00:39:41

Heads up: We're rebranding!

9/7/2018
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Heads up, Wizards fans: starting Monday, September 10th, we will be rebranding this podcast as Wizards Talk. This will be the one place to be for every postgame Wizards podcast, breaking news, and everything in between, so keep it locked right here on this feed for a great new Wizards podcast experience from NBC Sports Washington!

Duration:00:00:32

Michael Lee of Yahoo! joins the show to talk Wizards and the NBA offseason

9/4/2018
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Chase was joined by Michael Lee, senior NBA writer for Yahoo! Sports. Chase and Michael discussed what it will take for Dwight Howard to thrive in D.C., Kelly Oubre, Jr.'s contract future, the Sixers' rough summer and which is the best player in the latest basketball Hall of Fame class between Jason Kidd, Steve Nash, Grant Hill and Ray Allen.

Duration:00:30:48

Wale and Josh Norman on Dwight Howard; best players in the East and old NBA jerseys

8/1/2018
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Chase caught up with rapper Wale, a big Wizards fan, and Redskins cornerback Josh Norman to get their take on the Dwight Howard signing. Plus, Chris and Chase rank the best players in the East now that Kawhi Leonard is in Toronto and LeBron James is in L.A. Also, which old NBA uniforms that should be brought back.

Duration:00:30:43

Ted Leonsis grades the offseason, talks Dwight Howard; more good fan questions

7/30/2018
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Chase caught up with Ted Leonsis at the press conference to name the Wizards' practice facility. He graded the Wizards' offseason and shared his thoughts on Dwight Howard and the criticism of his effect on team chemistry. Plus, Chase and Chris answer more fan questions, including on how much money Oubre and Morris could make next summer.

Duration:00:30:23

John Wall PictureGate, Team USA minicamp, fan questions, Kelly Oubre goes 1-on-1

7/27/2018
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Chase and Chris give their take on the John Wall photo that went viral. Chris shared his observations of how Wall actually looked at the Team USA minicamp and how Bradley Beal is doing as a new father. Plus, Kelly Oubre, Jr. goes 1-on-1 and some great questions from fans including about Oubre's future.

Duration:00:29:15

Dwight Howard goes 1-on-1; can this time end differently than Howard's previous stops?

7/25/2018
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Chase and Chris share their biggest takeaways from Dwight Howard's introductory press conference, including how and whether this can end differently than his previous stops. Chris also went 1-on-1 with Howard to discuss playing with John Wall and the Wizards' ceiling in the Eastern Conference.

Duration:00:29:57

Kawhi/DeRozan trade reaction; plus, fan questions on Kevin Love and the Wizards

7/19/2018
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Chase was joined by Nick Ashooh to break down the fallout from the trade involving Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan. They looked at what it means for the Wizards and the East, as well as the Lakers and LeBron. Plus, fan questions on Kevin Love.

Duration:00:29:46

John Wall goes 1-on-1 to talk Bryce Harper's future, celebrity softball and the Summer League

7/17/2018
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Chase caught up with John Wall at the MLB All-Star celebrity softball game. He talked about playing in the game, Devin Robinson's dunk, his viral dance video and also Bryce Harper's upcoming free agency. Wall has twice signed contract extensions to stay in D.C., so his answer on Harper was interesting. Plus, Chris returns from the Peach Jam.

Duration:00:25:17

Have Wizards had best offseason in the East? Plus, Kawhi to the Raptors?!

7/16/2018
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Chase was joined by Travis Thomas to compare the Wizards' offseason so far to the rest of the Eastern Conference. They also went into how Troy Brown, Jr. is changing the opinions of many critics. Also, the Raptors are the favorite to trade for Kawhi Leonard and Isaiah Thomas is now with the Nuggets.

Duration:00:26:01

Jeff Green goes 1-on-1; Steve Buckhantz on Dwight Howard and the busy offseason

7/11/2018
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Chase was joined by special guest co-host Steve Buckhantz to break down all the Wizards' offseason moves and how Troy Brown and Devin Robinson have played in the Summer League. Plus, a fun one-on-one interview with new Wizards forward Jeff Green.

Duration:00:22:55

John Wall goes 1-on-1 to talk Wizards' offseason; plus, Troy Brown is turning heads

7/9/2018
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Chris caught up with John Wall in Vegas to talk Dwight Howard, Jeff Green and what LeBron James leaving the East means for the Wizards. Plus, Chase and Chris break down the early returns of the Summer League and how impressive Troy Brown, Jr. and Devin Robinson have been. Also, why Chris is sick of Las Vegas already.

Duration:00:30:37

Is Dwight Howard still in his prime? Summer League starts; Dave Johnson joins the show

7/7/2018
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Chase was joined by Wizards radio play-by-play voice Dave Johnson to break down the Wizards offseason. Plus, Chase offers thoughts on the start of Summer League and how Troy Brown, Jr. has looked so far. Also, a numbers breakdown looking at whether Dwight Howard is still in his prime.

Duration:00:29:53

Instant reaction to Wizards agreeing to sign Dwight Howard

7/3/2018
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Chase and Chris hopped right back into the studio to record an emergency podcast on the Wizards agreeing to a deal with eight-time All-Star Dwight Howard. Chris confirmed the news and has some interesting information on what is motivating Howard to join the Wizards.

Duration:00:20:57

Wizards sign Jeff Green; Boogie signed for WHAT?!; Brendan Haywood joins the show

7/3/2018
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Chase and Chris were joined by former Wizards player Brendan Haywood to break down the Jeff Green signing and DeMarcus Cousins going to the Warriors. Plus, who is the best player in the East now that LeBron is gone? And Mike Scott will be missed by the Wizards.

Duration:00:29:46

Wizards' quiet start to free agency; LeBron to L.A.; Austin Rivers goes 1-on-1

7/2/2018
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Chase and Chris broke down the shrinking market of big men for the Wizards and what they can still do. Plus, they react to LeBron James signing with the Lakers. And Austin Rivers goes 1-on-1 with Chris after his introductory press conference.

Duration:00:30:18

NBA free agency preview: LeBron, Kawhi, PG-13 predictions; best-case for Wizards

6/29/2018
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Chase and Travis break down everything you need to know about free agency for the NBA and the Wizards. They make predictions for where the big names will go: LeBron James, Paul George, Kawhi Leonard and DeMarcus Cousins. Plus, they give their ideas for the best-case scenario for the Wizards' offseason.

Duration:00:28:10

Best free agent PF/C options for Wizards; what are they getting in Rivers?

6/28/2018
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Chase and Chris went through the best bargain big men free agent options for the Wizards including Nerlens Noel, Alex Len, Greg Monroe and more. Plus, Broderick Turner of the L.A. Times fills us in on what the Wizards are getting in Austin Rivers. Also, is it good the Wizards didn't trade for Paul George?

Duration:00:31:28

Marcin Gortat/Austin Rivers trade instant reaction, analysis of what's next

6/26/2018
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Marcin Gortat has been traded to the Clippers for Austin Rivers. Chase and Chris drove back into the office to record an emergency podcast to break down all the ramifications.

Duration:00:28:11

First round pick Troy Brown, Jr. goes 1-on-1; Wizards' biggest free agent needs

6/26/2018
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Troy Brown, Jr. joined Chris for a 1-on-1 interview after his introductory press conference. Chase and Chris then outlined the Wizards' biggest free agent needs with the moratorium set to begin this weekend. They also went through some of the biggest wild cards in this year's class.

Duration:00:31:31