Monday's win, which included the Wizards squandering a 23-point lead and battling back from seven-point deficit in each of two overtimes, is as draining as a back-to-back can get for a team.
The excuses are there for the Wizards to not be 11-5: Bradley Beal missed most of the preseason and the first nine regular-season games with a fractured left wrist; Kris Humphries missed all but o
As coach-speak goes every game is important, but the stretch the Wizards are entering for the next two weeks can help them create separation between themselves and the field in the East.
That the NBA is tinkering with the All-Star voting process shouldn't impact the most popular players from being selected by fans.
"You so called experts, how the hell are you going to pick an MVP before the season starts. You don't know who's going to have a great year, who's going to have an off year."