If the Wizards had been able to put forth this kind of effort in their previous 10 games, they'd have won more than two of them.
Three losses in a row isn't as big of a deal for the Wizards as is losing for the eight time in 10 games after Sunday's 106-89 letdown to the Detroit Pistons.
Playing well for two quarters -- two more than they played in a 38-point loss in the Wizards' previous game -- can be seen as something to build on but it's hardly enough even to beat the Detroit
Against another top team in the East, the Wizards again have lost their grip on a head-to-head matchup that could heavily impact the postseason seedings with Friday's 127-89 loss to the Cleveland
Sitting courtside with bulging icepacks on both knees, and with a big game looming vs.