If the Wizards can get past Bradley Beal's six-week absence, they could come out better like last season when they lost Nene in the heat of a playoff push.
Bradley Beal has had health issues in each of his first three seasons in D.C. as the Wizards are faced with picking up his fourth-year option and looking into the future.
The roles of supporting players with the Wizards are starting to come into focus, and they'll have three more exhibition games to fine-tune.
A sluggish started was averted when coach Randy Wittman called a quick timeout to get the Wizards back on track in Sunday's win vs. the Pistons.
John Wall says the Wizards will need to rely on Glen Rice, Jr. and Otto Porter, Jr. while Bradley Beal recovers from wrist surgery.