All season, the emphasis to Marcin Gortat has been to not drift on defense because of his lack of engagement on offense.
Move the ball and rely on different leading scorers every night. Don't let offensive troubles negatively impact effort on defense.
The Wizards, currently fifth in the Eastern Conference, have finally, finally climb over Mt. .500 and into winning record territory.
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.
According to Google maps, the distance between Oklahoma City, home of the NBA' s Thunder, and Tulsa, location of the Thunder's D-League franchise, is 109 miles.