NEW YORK -- At this time last season, Bradley Beal was participating in the Rising Stars Challenge and Three-Point Shootout at All-Star Weekend.
The season series already is lost with the Toronto Raptors, but the Wizards' star player John Wall believes winning tonight's game before the All-Star break is a must and it has nothing to do with
For all the Wizards' size and strength in the low post, that advantage isn't always on display unless the opponent is perceived as a threat.
Barring injury or an unforeseen transition, there are five contenders in the Eastern Conference. That includes the John Wall-fueled Washington Wizards, their current two-game slide aside.
Most of the NBA season is complete and the playoff landscape looks favorable some but not others.