The Wizards were expecting to take the Detroit Pistons' best shot Monday night, and they did.
The Wizards (13-14) not only have a chance to get the upper hand in the series with an Eastern Conference foe they are competing with for a playoff spot, but could go into 2014 with a .500 record.
The Wizards have a shot at closing the year with a .500 record after Saturday's blowout of the Detroit Pistons and also avenged a season-opening loss on the road.
Despite the bad fortune when it comes to injuries and lapses in defensive play, the Wizards have a chance to end the year with a .500 record by beating the Pistons twice in a row.
Milwaukee just missed out on the playoffs for the second straight season and now with veteran guard Brandon Jennings and high-scoring guard Monta Ellis in tow, the Bucks should be an explosive team