Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts could live with John Wall's 22 points, five assists, five rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots.
How the Wizards got over .500 in their seventh try is quite improbable but fitting considering how this season has gone. They did it at home Monday night, where they'd had problems winning.
This will be another chance for the Wizards to go over .500 overall and get back to a winning record at home. They haven't won back-to-back games since Jan. 17.
As usual, Kendrick Perkins' face had a scowl, but instead of it being voluntary in hopes of intimidating opponents, this one was from the beating he took -- physically, and later verbally -- from
Nene took Oklahoma City rookie Steven Adams off the dribble and showed him what the NBA is all about with a dunk dunk over top of him Saturday night.