Kendrick Perkins


As usual, Kendrick Perkins' face had a scowl, but instead of it being voluntary in hopes of intimidating opponents, this one was from the beating he took -- physically, and later verbally -- from


Oklahoma City isn't just on a 10-game winning streak -- the longest in the NBA -- they've won three sets of back-to-backs in the process. Saturday's game will represent their fourth. 


For the Wizards, there's only one potential positive about the Oklahoma City Thunder, who own the longest active win streak in the NBA at nine games, coming to Verizon Center on Saturday. 


An unsung player in the Wizards' three-game winning streak is Marcin Gortat, who has yet to regain his groove on the offensive end.