The Wizards allowed another opponent to shoot better than 50 percent, but they kept their turnovers down and relied on Paul Pierce when they needed a basket most.
John Wall hit a buzzer-beating three pointer to end the first half against the Magic in Orlando
Randy Wittman's label for Garrett Temple's role is more about situation than position. With Bradley Beal out, that label is starter.
The Wizards only had 14 turnovers in the opener which was a significant improvement over how they played in that area during the preseason.