It is perplexing that the Wizards lack focus vs. losing teams that they've shown vs. elite ones, but John Wall, Marcin Gortat and others insist their lackluster play isn't coach Randy Wittman's fault.
Kyrie Irving and the Cavaliers player spoiler on a special night for John Wall.
The Wizards fell just short of coming back against the Cavaliers, but they did make it close. Their late push included a nice block and subsequent dunk by John Wall.
The Wizards have lost by more points, but they played down to the competition yet again and lost for the second time at home to the Cavaliers, allowing a season-high 67 points in the first half.
At the end of the first quarter John Wall poked the ball away for a steal and then finished a layup to be beat the buzzer.