Wizards Make Hospital VisitPosted on January 14, 2013 by FantasticWiz
Jeremy Hyman - WashingtonWizards.com
On Thursday, Bradley Beal, Chris Singleton, & Earl Barron joined the Wizard Girls and G-Wiz at Georgetown University Hospital to visit the pediatric wing and spread holiday cheer for the children.
motorcycle behind a police escort.
They then paraded through the hospital until they reached the atrium which had games, activities, crafts, music, and entertainment all setup for the children to enjoy.
The players spent this time taking pictures, signing autographs, and interacting with all of the patients and their families. They seemed to take joy in both assisting the kids with their crafts and making their own holiday toys.
Barron even sat down to get his hand painted as some of the younger patients looked on.
All three then had a nice photo op with Santa himself.
It was then time to see goodbye and they left their holiday spirit with all of those they touched on this December day.
It will be an occasion. The lone visit of the Los Angeles Lakers to Verizon Center each season always is. The Wizards will try to rise to that occasion and earn their second win in a row at home in as many seasons season against the Lakers. Last March the Wizards stunned the Lakers by rallying from 15-points down at halftime to secure a 106-101 victory. The winning combination was different for the Wizards. John Wall had an off night and scored only had 4 points. Instead Kevin Seraphin was in the beginning stages of a late season surge and provided 14 points and 9 rebounds. When the Lakers lost to the Wizards in March their record dropped to 23-16. This season the Lakers would love to be only seven games above .500. Last night the Lakers lost to the Knicks in New York 116-107 and fell to 9-14. It was the Lakers fourth straight loss in a season that has already caused Mike Brown to be replaced by Mike D’Antoni as head coach. Here is today’s Wizards Report: