The principles of man-to-man defense are very simple. As a defender you put yourself in position to see the ball and the person you're defending.
The Wizards are back to where they began, before ending their six-game losing streak over the weekend.
Maybe the Wizards, particularly Nene, were too keyed up for the Chicago Bulls.
Already battling recurring soreness in his big left toe, Paul Pierce isn't getting any healthier in his 17th NBA season.
The Philadelphia 76ers tanking efforts are in plain sight.