Kenneth Faried


The unthinkable almost happened to the Wizards for the second game in a row, but losing to the Denver Nuggets on Sunday would've been far more devastating.


John Wall is fast. When he changes speeds, it's even tougher for defenses to keep pace. Watch him freeze Kenneth Faried here before a pretty dime to Kevin Seraphin.


Of all the players on this roster, Marcin Gortat is the one who put everything on this four-game home-stand for the Wizards (12-5).


Recap: Another day, another blowout victory for Team USA at the FIBA World Cup, though the 95-71 victory over Ukraine may have been costly.


The World Cup of Basketball finally tips off on Saturday in Spain and concludes with the championship game on September 14.