Early on against Denver it looked like the Wizards would carry over the momentum they picked up in the upset win over Oklahoma City, leading the Nuggets 37-27 after the first quarter Friday night.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in a moment of comfort or convenience but where he stands in times of challenge and controversy.
Washington -- A string of five straight missed free throws in the fourth quarter almost upset the Wizards upset bid.
John Walls outlet pass to JaVale McGee for a dunk in the third quarter was one of his eight assists, but not one of the Wizards' finer moments.
By Benjamin Standig