Brooklyn Nets


Rajon Rondo isn't here anymore for the Boston Celtics but the last the the Wizards saw Marcus Smart, who has replaced him the starting lineup in the last two games, he had a career high 23 points,


Maybe it's because Paul Pierce has been here before -- though not in D.C. -- that makes it easier for him to acknowledge the obvious about Tuesday's game vs.


Paul Pierce quickly put Friday's win vs.


For Friday's showdown between the Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers, there are so many subplots in play: The preseason war of words between the backcourts; the rivalry between the teams during LeBro