The Wizards practiced Thursday and are heading to Miami where they'll play the Heat on Friday, but from this point forward the schedule gets significantly tougher.
Deferring is in the DNA of every true point guard. This year, when it comes to whether or not he's among the NBA's best, John Wall takes it in another direction.
Monday's win, which included the Wizards squandering a 23-point lead and battling back from seven-point deficit in each of two overtimes, is as draining as a back-to-back can get for a team.
Almost every team in the NBA is dealing with injuries. Rajon Rondo just had a procedure on his hand for the Boston Celtics. The Minnesota Timberwolves have lost Ricky Rubio to a bad knee sprain.
Two games into the season and the Oklahoma City Thunder surely want a do-over.