The Wizards committed too many turnovers, 16 more than the Mavericks, in losing to them for the 10th consecutive time in the 2014 finale for both teams.
Rajon Rondo is getting acclimated in his sixth game with his new team, but Bradley Beal could be turning the corner for the Wizards going into tonight (CSN, CSNwashington.com and NBC Sports Live Extra, 8 p.m. ET).
Monday night DeJuan Blair went from not playing to not dressing. Nobody guessed this when he signed on this summer. We asked the Wizards head coach when Blair's time will come.
Bradley Beal and John Wall played solid defense, but the calm showed by Paul Pierce in key moments handling the ball down the stretch contributed to the Wizards' win in Houston.