John Wall and Paul Pierce are set to face the Phoenix Suns in the finale of a four-game road trip, but the Washington Wizards won't have another starter available.
In the starting lineup, Otto Porter has no choice but to show the aggressive streak that the Wizards believe he has been lacking most of the season.
The toughest part of the NBA -- unseen by most -- is what players have to go through on a routine basis to get game ready.
This game at the Los Angeles Lakers shouldn't have been this difficult even without Paul Pierce and John Wall ailing, but it was every bit a struggle as they won their second game in a row and hav
Ideally, this is the kind of game that the Wizards can rest starters and put away the Los Angeles Lakers early in this first game of a second back-to-back.