John Wall blew past Jameer Nelson to attack the paint, and the Orlando Magic pulled out all the stops to prevent the basket.
While John Wall contends he believes in his teammates, he has made no secret that the Wizards aren't good enough to come from behind even when playing teams with losing records.
Finally, John Wall had his shooters back on the floor.
When he needed them most in the fourth quarter, however, they couldn't produce.
Three players returned from injury and illness for the Wizards (26-46) but it wasn't enough as the Orlando Magic (19-54) snapped their eight-game losing streak at Amway Arena on Friday night.