The Wizards are third and could easily move up to second, but catching the No. 1 Hawks based on their remaining schedule will prove difficult if not impossible.
The Wizards may or may not make a notable deal for help this season. There are several intriguing draft prospects who could help their needs starting next season.
The Wizards didn't get another All-Star among coaches selections on Thursday but there will be plenty of controversy over the picks in the Western Conference.
With Kevin Durant in New York Wednesday night, buzz about the Thunder star joining the Knicks in 2016 gained attention.