Is it a question of motivation for the Wizards, who seem to have trouble with teams on the downturn?
Before the Wizards faced the Cavs on Friday night, John Wall was presented with his All-Star jersey.
The Wizards fell just short of coming back against the Cavaliers, but they did make it close. Their late push included a nice block and subsequent dunk by John Wall.
In beating two of the best teams in the Western Conference this week, the Wizards took two steps forward.
At the end of the first quarter John Wall poked the ball away for a steal and then finished a layup to be beat the buzzer.