On my eighth birthday, I got the best present any boy could ask for: A jersey of my favorite athlete, Chris Webber. The next day, Chris Webber was traded by my favorite team, the Washington Wizards, to Sacramento. At that moment I had two choices: Abandon my DC sports fanhood and its heart-breaking realities, or stick it out through thick and thin, good times or bad. I chose the latter. I'm still waiting for the good times to happen.
The stars were the showcase at Capital Punishment, but so was D.C. pride. Here's our take on Saturday's game.
The 2011-12 NBA season may be a lost cause, but the Washington Wizards went ahead and released their preseason schedule Thursday.