The season opens Wednesday for two teams that are expected to be playoff contenders in the East after lengthy absences.
The outlook for the Wizards has shifted upward since they ended the 2012-13 season with 29 wins.
With four summer league games under their belt, what can be gleaned from rookies Otto Porter and Glen Rice thus far?
Not a whole lot. It’s merely a steppingstone.
Without Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder jumped out to a 26-point lead in Game 3 at the Houston Rockets.