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.
Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts could live with John Wall's 22 points, five assists, five rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots.
As tough as it was for the Wizards to finally achieve their first winning record since Oct. 31, 2009, they can easily fall below it in a couple of days.