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.
"You so called experts, how the hell are you going to pick an MVP before the season starts. You don't know who's going to have a great year, who's going to have an off year."
Again, winning isn't the priority for exhibition games. The defending champion San Antonio Spurs even have a losing record.
Bradley Beal is in his third year, and for the third season in a row, he is going to miss time because of injury.
Nene made his only two free throws for the Wizards in Wednesday's victory vs. the New Orleans Pelicans, which is a good sign.