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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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All-Star Recap and Stretch Run Preview

2/21/2019
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The guys break down Bradley Beal's All-Star appearance in Charlotte and the best moments from the weekend. Then, they talk about the road ahead for the Wizards as they look to go on a run and reach the playoffs.

Duration:00:31:47

Special Guest Bobby Portis, Newcomers' Impact, All-Star Weekend Ahead

2/12/2019
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Part 1 (start): Evaluating the Wizards since the trade deadline, the back-to-back wins over the weekend, Monday's loss to Detroit, playing without Satoransky, Wednesday's matchup against Toronto, and more. Part 2 (16:30): Bobby Portis joins the podcast from Toronto about acclimating to the Wizards, getting his jersey retired at his high school, and more. Part 3 (22:00): All-Star Weekend plans for Bradley Beal in Charlotte.

Duration:00:32:04

Wall Injury, 2019 Trade Deadline

2/7/2019
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Breaking down the devastating injury news to John Wall, how the injury changed the Wizards' decisions at the deadline, Otto Porter Jr. trade for Bobby Portis and Jabari Parker, Markieff Morris trade for Wesley Johnson, and other deals around the league during a crazy trade deadline

Duration:00:30:20

Special Guest: 2-Time All-Star Bradley Beal

2/4/2019
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The guys look ahead to the Wizards' schedule heading into the All-Star break, a pivotal week ahead, who they would pick in the All-Star Draft, and more. Then, Bradley Beal (19:00 mark) joins the podcast to talk about his second straight All-Star selection, what it means to him, plans for All-Star weekend, his thoughts on the All-Star Draft, and more.

Duration:00:24:02

Caron Butler On 'Seeing Is Believing'; Meghan McPeak On Beal ASG, Go-Go

1/31/2019
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Capital City Go-Go play-by-play voice Meghan McPeak joins the podcast to discuss Bradley Beal's second straight All-Star appearance, his leadership, the Go-Go's development and success, and more. Then, Caron Butler (27:00) joins Off The Bench to talk about Monumental Sports Network's new documentary on his life.

Duration:00:43:51

Current Stretch, All-Star Takes, League Buzz

1/28/2019
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The guys break down the Wizards' games against the Warriors, Magic, and Spurs and get ready for the Cavaliers and Pacers. Other topics include the East's starting lineup vs. the Warriors' starting five, Oladipo replacement in the East, Beal's solidified candidacy, and more buzz around the league.

Duration:00:26:38

London, Beal's Career Year, 2019 All-Star Picks

1/22/2019
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After returning from London, the guys discuss the last week around the Wizards, starting from the Raptors 2OT game. Topics include London stories, travel delays, Abbey Road background, the game against the Knicks, Bradley Beal's big month, the team's recent play of late, and more. Then, the guys then go through their All-Star picks for both conferences (32:00 mark).

Duration:00:54:08

Special Guest: Chasson Randle

1/11/2019
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Wizards guard Chasson Randle joins Off The Bench to discuss his contract being fully guaranteed for the rest of the season, the level of excitement around his hometown, family, and friends, the Wizards trip to London, and more.

Duration:00:17:10

Big Win in OKC, Home-and-Home vs. Sixers

1/8/2019
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The guys break down the Wizards' impressive road win over the Thunder, then talk about what needs to carry over as they head into a back-to-back against the Sixers and beyond.

Duration:00:19:43

Wall's Injury, New Year's Resolutions, Turning to 2019

1/2/2019
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John Wall's injury, how the Wizards will have to play differently without Wall for the rest of the season, Bradley Beal and Tomas Satoransky's opportunities, Otto Porter Jr. returning to the lineup, New Year's resolutions for the Wizards, and more.

Duration:00:22:09

Ariza Trade, Wall's 40 vs. Lakers

12/17/2018
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Breaking down the Trevor Ariza trade, what his veteran presence can bring to the Wizards, how the lineups will shake out now, the Wizards win over the Lakers, John Wall's masterful performance, Sam Dekker's impact, Bradley Beal's efforts, and more.

Duration:00:29:39

Special Guest: Sam Dekker

12/11/2018
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Acquired over the weekend and fresh off his first game on Monday, Sam Dekker joins the podcast to discuss the craziness of being traded, getting settled in a new city and with a new team, his time at Wisconsin, his fandom of Wisconsin sports, Monday's game against the Pacers, and looking ahead to Wednesday's matchup against the Celtics.

Duration:00:24:45

Turning the Calendar to December

12/3/2018
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Translating success at home to the road, Tomas Satoransky enters the starting lineup, playing without Dwight Howard, the four-game road trip, Wayne Rooney at Saturday's game, Kelly Oubre Jr. and Alvin Kamara story, Bradley Beal's house tour, and more.

Duration:00:26:52

Special Guest: Thomas Bryant

11/26/2018
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Thomas Bryant joins the podcast to discuss his new starting role, playing in the G League one night to starting days later, his journey to the NBA, his goofy and energetic personality, and more.

Duration:00:13:41

The Athletic DC's Fred Katz

11/15/2018
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The guys are joined by The Athletic DC's Fred Katz to discuss the Wizards season so far, his first season on the beat, what he's learned about this team, his favorite media dining rooms in the league, and more.

Duration:00:29:14

Back to Winning Ways

11/13/2018
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The Wizards have won two in a row after starting the season 2-9, and the guys break down the last two wins, the impact of newcomers Jeff Green, Austin Rivers, and Dwight Howard, fourth quarter success, and more.

Duration:00:29:20

First 9 Games, Upcoming Road Trip

11/5/2018
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Coming off a 108-95 win over the Knicks, the guys go through the Wizards season so far, Dwight Howard's impact on and off the court, the important road trip this week, and more.

Duration:00:19:24

Capital City Go-Go Media Day Marathon

10/25/2018
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From Capital City Go-Go Media Day, interviews with several players, GM Pops Mensah-Bonsu, and head coach Jarell Christian ahead of the team's inaugural season! G Chasson Randle (:20) GM Pops Mensah-Bonsu (5:45) G Noah Allen (15:00) G Isaiah Armwood (21:15) Coach Jarell Christian (28:20) F Lavoy Allen (36:45) G Tiwian Kendley (45:00) F Chris Wray (51:45) G Chris Chiozza (55:00) F Devin Robinson (1:02:45)

Duration:01:15:01

ESPN's Jackie MacMullan on 'Basketball: A Love Story' and Mental Health

10/24/2018
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The guys go through Monday's win against the Blazers and preview Wednesday's game against the Warriors. Then, ESPN's Jackie MacMullan (14:00) joins Off The Bench to talk about her new book "Basketball: A Love Story" and some of the best stories and revelations from the book, including anecdotes about Wes Unseld, David Stern, LeBron James, John Thompson, Shaquille O'Neal, racism in basketball, the 1972 Olympic Gold Medal game, and so much more. She also gives some background on her mental...

Duration:00:36:58

Washington Wizards 2018-19 Preview Extravaganza

10/17/2018
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The season begins Thursday! The guys go through expectations for the 2018-19 Wizards, including x-factors, predictions, Dwight Howard's health, Austin Rivers' impact, and more.

Duration:00:37:37