WAKING UP with the Wizards on Thursday, after a 113-102 season-opening loss at the Detroit Pistons. ....
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- There's no need for Marcin Gortat to manufacture motivation for tonight's season opener at The Palace (CSN, 7:30 p.m. ET).
For a player who was heralded for his offseason workouts with the Wizards and the opportunity to start, Kevin Seraphin still will find himself as a reserve.
The season opens Wednesday for two teams that are expected to be playoff contenders in the East after lengthy absences.