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ORLANDO -- Now that the Wizards are closer to full strength with Nene back in the fold, a better assessment can be given as to what this team will look like until Bradley Beal's return in about a


MIAMI -- When the Wizards started 2-7 a season ago -- and were pounded in the paint by the bruising bigs of the Detroit Pistons in the opener -- the problem was defense.


MIAMI -- Despite having five players in double figures and shooting on even terms with the Heat at American Airlines Arena, the Wizards had no answers on the defensive end for Chris Bosh and Norri


This is a series to look at how the Wizards stack up against their opponents in the East, where they finished 44-38 last season for a No.


John Wall and Bradley Beal make their playoff debuts Sunday in Chicago.