In the last three games, seized by the Wizards with their defensive efforts in the fourth quarter, the answers have been the same about the reason for the surge: John Wall.
While the Wizards hold their breath pending an MRI of Nene's left knee on Monday, they have to start considering options.
In their last two meetings, lowly Cleveland has proved to be a problem for the Wizards. But on Sunday night, with a renewed commitment to defense, Washington got past the pesky Cavs.
Now that Jason Collins is officially back in the NBA and being billed as its first openly gay player of the major pro sports -- though when John Amaechi played for the Orlando Magic he didn't hide