A 40-point second quarter proved to be too much for the Wizards to overcome as they dug themselves a 22-point deficit and could never recover in a 107-101 loss at Dallas.
Cartier Martin knows his role on the this current Wizards team. The veteran shooter needs to be ready to come off the bench because he could be called on by coach Randy Wittman at any time.
Wizards coach Randy Wittman has made it clear he intends on sticking with the "mix and match" approach over the final two preseason games rather than establishing a set lineup or rotation.
Just before the start of training camp, final decisions over the Wizards opening game roster composition appeared easy, like a 2-on-none fast break.
Back in town after a three-game road swing, the Wizards (1-4) hit the trail again for Saturday night's game on the Milwaukee Bucks (2-2) home court, Washington's next-to-last preseason game.