INDIANAPOLIS -- Bradley Beal dealt with some adversity in Game 1, though his stat line of a game-high 25 points, seven rebounds, seven assists and five steals doesn't show it.
Illness and injury opens the door for Otto Porter, and he ran through it to produce his best game as a pro.
Trevor Ariza barely has a voice left after struggling with the flu for the last week. In his last three games, he has been a non-factor on the offensive end.
After yet another disappointing loss at home for the Wizards, Trevor Booker proved to be one of the few bright spots.