About this time last year, Rasual Butler found himself in a similar situation with the Indiana Pacers, who had the best record in the East all season but struggled to close out the season.
Relative to the Charlotte Hornets, the Wizards' recent lapses in play aren't all that bad.
That the NBA is tinkering with the All-Star voting process shouldn't impact the most popular players from being selected by fans.
The early returns of Charlotte’s investment in Lance Stephenson have been porous at best.
The Wizards' toughest matchup for the last two seasons, and Southeast Division foe, already is facing adversity three games into the season.