Pau Gasol


Deep into is second season with the Wizards, the happy-go-lucky vibe is gone from Marcin Gortat.


Barring injury or an unforeseen transition, there are five contenders in the Eastern Conference. That includes the John Wall-fueled Washington Wizards, their current two-game slide aside.


Paul Pierce raises an interesting point about Nene, the Wizards' oft-injured big man after his season-high 24 points in their last game and entering a four-game road trip that begins at the Portla


By now you know John Wall isn't just slated to make his second straight All-Star appearance, but will do so as a starter.


With their second win in a row vs. the Chicago Bulls, 105-99 on Wednesday, the Wizards (27-12) are on a nice run heading into a weekend back-to-back with the Brooklyn Nets.