Being tired, and excuse or not the Wizards were certainly that Saturday, isn't going to cut it with playoff seeding on the line entering the final two weeks of the season.
Trevor Ariza is ill, though the team hasn't called it the flu.
Forgotten in the topsy-turvy end to the Wizards' season is that while they've fallen a spot to the No. 6 seed, they've gone 12-9 without Nene.
The Washington Wizards had no answer for the Chicago Bulls stifling defense.