Garrett Temple


The Wizards have been through lows before, but in the last two seasons it hasn't been this much of a lull -- at least not so obvious to the naked eye.


Playing well for two quarters -- two more than they played in a 38-point loss in the Wizards' previous game -- can be seen as something to build on but it's hardly enough even to beat the Detroit


Can the Wizards make it three in a row? After Monday's 96-80 rout of the Orlando Magic, who lost the season series 4-0, the Wizards (33-20) have one more game before the All-Star break.


Now with their second win in a row, the Wizards are heading in the right direction with one more game before the All-Star break.


When the Wizards made moves around last year's trade deadline to bolster the bench, adding Andre Miller in a deal and Drew Gooden in free agency, it led to them going from 25-27 at the All-Star br