Desperation is abound in the East as there are just a few days left in 2013 and time running out to turn around the season.
Otto Porter still isn't playing as many minutes as some expect from a No. 3 overall draft pick, but at least he's in coach Randy Wittman's rotation.
Tuck this one away for a later date, but if John Wall isn't sure how games are being called on the final shot all he has to do is look at what happened this past week.
NEW YORK -- There's a pattern to how the Wizards play, win or lose, and it is an unsettling one. They're always blowing double-digit leads.