Otto Porter can get lost when playing with the second unit, but in his third start of the season he scored 12 points in the Wizards' win vs. the Lakers.
NBA players are used to a pattern, it's all very regimented. So could a disruption in the Suns routine help the Wizards? Maybe. The Suns were forced out of their usual practice location, and had to work from elsewhere.
We saw three playmakers go down this week due to long-term injuries. Where do their teams fall in the rankings?
Paul Pierce was out and Martell Webster went down vs. the Lakers, but John Wall's near triple-double led coach Randy Wittman to say: "That's why I love that kid."