NBA personnel - at least the players and coaches - try to ignore Thursday's 3p.m. trading deadline, so they say.
The Wizards opened up the second half of their season with the expectation of picking up where they left off; winning four of five games prior to the All-Star break.
A recap of the Washington Wizards 96-88 loss to the Toronto Raptors:
How it happened:
In Monday's post about second-half storylines and specifically this week's NBA