Chris Bosh


MIAMI -- When the Wizards started 2-7 a season ago -- and were pounded in the paint by the bruising bigs of the Detroit Pistons in the opener -- the problem was defense.


MIAMI -- Despite having five players in double figures and shooting on even terms with the Heat at American Airlines Arena, the Wizards had no answers on the defensive end for Chris Bosh and Norri


The Wizards certainly won't be at full strength for Wednesday's season opener against the Heat. Regardless, coach Randy Wittman will have as many options as realistically possible.


MIAMI -- Leave it to Chris Bosh to add a dose of perspective to what's ahead for the 2014-15 season, when it tips off for him and the Miami Heat on Wednesday vs. the Wizards (CSN, 7:30 p.m.


The latest step in our early Southeast Division preview: a breakdown of each team by position.