The unthinkable almost happened to the Wizards for the second game in a row, but losing to the Denver Nuggets on Sunday would've been far more devastating.
John Wall bounced a nifty pass between his legs to a waiting Marcin Gortat, who finished the play with an easy bucket. The Nuggets never knew what hit them.
For the second game in a row, the Wizards had a lead entering the fourth quarter against a marquee opponent.
A bad start tonight at the Portland Trail Blazers and the Wizards could be in danger of having a losing month for the first time this season.
Paul Pierce raises an interesting point about Nene, the Wizards' oft-injured big man after his season-high 24 points in their last game and entering a four-game road trip that begins at the Portla