Earlier in the season, this is the kind of the game the Wizards would let their guard down and lose. That doesn't appear to be the case anymore.
It's impossible to not look at the big picture with 22 games left in the season for the Wizards. They're in the tenuous No. 5 spot in the East with the Chicago Bulls (33-27) slightly ahead at No.
This must feel like Groundhog Day for the Wizards, but at least this time when they squandered a chance to get over .500 it happened on the road.
This could be the one for the Wizards to get over the hump. They're playing their second of four road games, albeit the second of a back-to-back, against a losing team.
Later this month the Washington Wizards will take part in the 2012 NBA draft. Currently the owner of picks 3, 32 and 46, the franchise could go in almost any direction with those selections.