With Bradley Beal's return to the starting lineup, certainly the Wizards would play better and avoid their first losing streak of the season.
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.