Derrick Rose


"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." 


An instant analysis of the Wizards' 85-81 victory in their preseason opener at the Chicago Bulls on Monday at United Center, where they won three times in last season's playoffs to eliminate them


Bradley Beal's work ethic has helped earn the respect of his teammates and other NBA stars. 


Part of being taken seriously as a contender, not just a playoff team, is the approach when the lights aren't the brightest such as practices and exhibition games.