This is a series to look at how the Wizards stack up against their opponents in the East, where they finished 44-38 last season for a No.
Once the shock of Paul George's unsightly leg fracture with Team USA wears off, reality will set in for the Indiana Pacers.
As always, there's room for argument when it comes to select teams such as the NBA's first and second All-Defense announced Monday.
The Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs essentially made the same starting lineup change for the exact same reason during their respective conference finals. The to-date results, also similar.
Before the Wizards moved up to the No.