Marcin Gortat lifted off with Gerald Henderson and then immediately regretted that decision. Watch the posterization here.
Another loss to the Charlotte Hornets tonight would extend the Wizards' already season-long losing streak to five (CSN, CSNwashington.com and NBC Sports Live Extra, 6:30 p.m. ET).
The Wizards made significant improvements but that's not enough to be better than the Hawks, who are 10 games ahead and running away with the Southeast Division.
John Wall and Bradley Beal combined for 47 points but it wasn't enough as the Atlanta Hawks handed the Wizards a season-high fourth straight loss.
The Wizards had 20 turnovers in each loss to the Hawks, who are vulnerable if their three-point shots aren't falling (CSN, CSNwashington.com and NBC Sports Live Extra, 7 p.m. ET).