The Wizards can make plays, which is how they shot out to a 15-point lead against the Cleveland Cavaliers. But it seems everything goes wrong when they have a chance to close out the game.
The Wizards (2-6) are banged up physically and are in a bit of turmoil as they try to end their second three-game losing streak of the season.
Signs of progress: Last season only three Wizards were on the NBA All-Star ballot.
Charles Barkley and the Wizards. When the commentator references some aspect of the team, historically that means a barb with comedic and cringe worth elements - though not always.