51 episodes

13-year NBA veteran Larry Hughes and Bullets Forever writer Matt Modderno give you in-depth insight into your Wizards every week with premium analysis, commentary, and guests!

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13-year NBA veteran Larry Hughes and Bullets Forever writer Matt Modderno give you in-depth insight into your Wizards every week with premium analysis, commentary, and guests!

    Are the Wizards suddenly a good defensive team?

    Are the Wizards suddenly a good defensive team?

    Former Wizard Larry Hughes and Bullets Forever writer Matt Modderno discuss the Wizards' transformation into a top 10 defensive team (over the last 10 games). How did this happen and can they keep it up? Larry also explains why he was so high on Rui Hachimura's defensive potential coming into the season and why we are finally seeing him make the jump on that end.

    • 51 min
    Wall vs the Wizards' front office, Westbrook vs Wall, Wizards vs Rockets

    Wall vs the Wizards' front office, Westbrook vs Wall, Wizards vs Rockets

    Larry Hughes and Matt Modderno recap the team's most recent games and preview their upcoming slate, including a matchup with John Wall and the Rockets.

    • 46 min
    Blame it on the video games!

    Blame it on the video games!

    Larry Hughes and Matt Modderno discuss why the Wizards keep making the same mistakes, their need for more leadership, playing video games instead of watching film, expecting to lose, and who should be held responsible for their issues. Larry also describes the signs that a team has tuned out a coach. Plus, some good stories about weird pregame rituals and rookie duties! 

    • 50 min
    Vintage Westbrook is back! But can the Wizards play enough defense for it to matter?

    Vintage Westbrook is back! But can the Wizards play enough defense for it to matter?

    The good news: Russell Westbrook looked like his old self in a miraculous comeback win against the Nets. The bad news: the Wizards still gave up 146 points. Former Wizard Larry Hughes explains what it takes to be a good defensive team in the NBA. We also discuss the latest rotations, Rui Hachimura's trouble focusing on basketball, Deni Avdija's learning curve, and Bradley Beal's body language. Plus, listen in for details on how to win an autographed picture of Bradley Beal! 

    • 36 min
    The Wizards are back but with a skeleton crew and a seemingly hobbled Russell Westbrook 

    The Wizards are back but with a skeleton crew and a seemingly hobbled Russell Westbrook 

    Former Wizard Larry Hughes and Bullets Forever's Matt Modderno break down the Wizards long awaited return to the court. Larry walks us through how tough it is to play after an extended layoff and what it's like for Russell Westbrook to try and play through a quad injury. We also discuss the additions of Alex Len and Jordan Bell, shutting Westbrook down, who should be in the Wizards' rotation, and if the team should consider "blowing it up" based on what we've seen so far. Plus, stories about guarding LeBron James and Kobe Bryant and going to the club with Steve Blake.

    • 47 min
    The Wizards are having an identity crisis. Who's to blame?

    The Wizards are having an identity crisis. Who's to blame?

    Former Wizard Larry Hughes and Bullets Forever's Matt Modderno break down the Wizards lack of an identity and resulting defensive struggles. This episode contains everything you need to know about the Wizards' issues on offense and defense so far. We address the thing fans want to know: who is really to blame? Plus, we talk about what the Wizards should do to replace Thomas Bryant's production

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

shawn wehland ,

Podcast for true wizards Fans

If you call yourself a wizards fan you have to have this podcast! It’s very insightful and they don’t hold back. I love this podcast!

wampers3 ,

DC Family

All love for Larry here in DC! Great stuff. Excited for more episodes.

Updated review - love the dynamic between Matt and Larry. Larry gives rare insight through the perspective of a pro, while Matt dissects the team from a analyst and sports fan perspective. 5 stars!

fjidos ,

Best Wizards pod out there

I love the dynamic between Larry and Matt. They analyze the games really well through the ex player lens and the journalist/fan lens. Must listen for any Wiz fan-Jishnu

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