Two big men, Kris Humphries and Kevin Seraphin, aren't having the impact in the early going that the Wizards anticipated.
The strength of the Wizards should be their bench, but through three games that has yet to come to fruition this season.
Paul Pierce may have only played in the first half before getting ejected, but that was apparently enough to earn a game ball from Randy Wittman.
Figuratively, the Wizards gave the game ball after Saturday's home-opening win to Paul Pierce.
ORLANDO -- The difference with the Wizards in losing to the Miami Heat but beating the Orlando Magic in back-to-back games? John Wall's defense.