MORNING TIP: Waking up with the Wizards, who are in Rio de Janeiro preparing for their second preseason game with the Chicago Bulls on Saturday (NBATV, 5 p.m.
MORNING TIP: Waking up Wednesday, after the Wizards dropped their preseason opener at Verizon Center. ....
Emeka Okafor led the Wizards in rebounding last season with just under nine boards per game. Right now, the veteran center isn't pounding the paint but rehabbing a herniated disk in his neck.
Coach Randy Wittman has worked mostly on defense with his team leading into Tuesday's preseason opener vs. the Brooklyn Nets.