In losing three of their last four games, the Wizards have reverted to a familiar pattern of fraying down the stretch.
Sometimes statistics can be misleading, but not Wednesday.
The Wizards appeared in control, except for a season-high 24 turnovers, and they were outscored 22-9 in the last 8:30 in an 87-82 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday at Target Center.
Wizards vs. Timberwolves
at Target Center
TV: CSN, 8 p.m. ET
Season series: Wizards lead 1-0.
Bradley Beal did not practice Tuesday, but the rookie shooting guard for the Wizards wasn't wearing a protective brace on his left ankle.