Spencer Hawes


For whatever reason, whether at full strength or not, the Cleveland Cavaliers have given the Washington Wizards trouble.


Although the Wizards blew a chance to get above .500, they have two very winnable games at home starting with Philadelphia, which has lost six of its last seven. 


The last time the Wizards played against a frontline comparable to the size of the Brooklyn Nets, they were bullied in the paint.


PHILADELPHIA -- Nene returned to the court for the Wizards, and his presence in the starting lineup with Marcin Gortat made a world of difference. 


After reaching the second round of the playoffs last season, the Philadelphia 76ers have had a very busy off-season, letting key contributors go and bringing on new players who they hope can take t