Each time it looked like John Wall had a stiff test ahead of him, it didn't come to fruition.
GETTING READY FOR TIP-OFF ... The Wizards will have their hands full when they play the Miami Heat, winners of the last two NBA championships, later tonight (CSN, 7 p.m. ET).
With the return of Chauncey Billups and the additions of Josh Smith and Brandon Jennings expectations in the motor city are high.
For all promises of a new and improved Jan Vesely, the third-year post player hasn't fully blossomed.
WAKING UP with the Wizards, as they have a shoot around Tuesday morning before their game vs. the Miami Heat at Verizon Center (CSN, 7 p.m. ET).