It wasn't until mid-January that the Wizards achieved what they considered their "statement" victory last season.
A transition dunk? Not today. Dion Waiters looked to slam on Kevin Seraphin, but he rejected him at the rim. Watch it here.
One-on-one battles and comparisons are inevitable, especially when so much has been said and debated between players on the Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers going into Friday's game at Verizon Cent
Drew Gooden can always find the metaphor to put the Wizards' successes or failures in perspective.
Paul Pierce has to be smiling like a proud Poppa. The rivalry between the Wizards and the Cleveland Cavaliers is taking on a fever pitch, and it only took one day of training camp to do it.