Injuries are simply a fact of life over an 82-game regular season.
It's the first crisis of the season for the Wizards after taking their most lopsided loss by 26 points at the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday.
With Bradley Beal's return to the starting lineup, certainly the Wizards would play better and avoid their first losing streak of the season.
As coach-speak goes every game is important, but the stretch the Wizards are entering for the next two weeks can help them create separation between themselves and the field in the East.
The next step for Bradley Beal, coming off playing 32 minutes in Friday's win vs.