There are two obvious differences between the Wizards' current and previous season: Washington is a playoff team now and wasn't a playoff team then.
The Wizards season preparations began with training camp back in September. Then came 78 games over seven months, tons of travel and umpteen practices in between.
The morning after a game like this is loaded with questions about the Wizards, who blew a chance to virtually lock up a No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.
Something is amiss with the Wizards, losers of three of their last five games with just four left in the season.