One Southeast division team sits atop the 2012-13 NBA championship odds while the local one does not.
Constant optimistic affirmation keep Wizards second-year guard Shelvin Mack upbeat. Playing decisively early in training camp should as well.
Randy Wittman wants aggressive play out of his young forwards Jan Vesely and Chris Singleton - just without the constant fouls.
Make the playoffs and that means no lottery, something the Wizards would love to do this season.