Paul Pierce quickly put Friday's win vs.
Preseason favorites to win the Eastern Conference, the Cleveland Cavaliers have a losing record 11 games into the season.
Yes, it's early in the season but the differences between the Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers are striking. One team relies on isolations while the other team shares the ball.
It wasn't until mid-January that the Wizards achieved what they considered their "statement" victory last season.
Washington Wizards. Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James. John Wall. Friday night in Chinatown. Eastern Conference contenders. Big game and, for this early into the season, big stakes.