The Bucks are a much better team personnel-wise this season, but for the Wizards to win their home opener they'll look to John Wall to set the tone (CSN, 6:30 p.m. ET).
Kris Humphries played sparingly Thursday night, but it wasn't because of his recent hand surgery. The real mystery is wondering when the forward regains 100 percent feeling in that hand.
Playing at home last season was something of a horror show for the Wizards. Marcin Gortat and others realize the importance of scaring opponents at the Verizon Center this upcoming campaign.