A three-game win streak, with the potential to grow it into something much bigger, could elevate the Wizards into the No. 4 seed.
With just two weeks left in the season, four teams are fighting for the eighth and final seed in the Eastern Conference.
Too much is being put on John Wall to carry the Wizards, but that's not something that he would dare say.
Quietly, Marcin Gortat has made his way back to playing like a $60 million center.
The truth is the Wizards never were quite as good as they thought they were when they began the season 31-15, an epiphany that emerged during a streak of losing 13 of 18 games going into Thursday