Trevor Ariza


For the second year in a row, the Wizards are taking over a series in which they weren't supposed to have much of a chance to advance out of the first round.


TORONTO -- Add Paul Pierce to the long list of veterans -- Andre Miller, Al Harrington, Drew Gooden and Trevor Ariza -- who trumpet the game-plan preparation of coach Randy Wittman especially come


The lack of awareness is spreading to the Wizards' offense, and it happened in the most crucial situations of Sunday's 99-91 loss to the Houston Rockets at Verizon Center. 


The goal of 50 wins is officially over as the Wizards lost for the 33rd time this season to the Houston Rockets, 99-91, in front of their 13th announced sellout at Verizon Center.


The squabbles that the Wizards have had when it comes to perimeter defense can be attributed in large part to the loss of Trevor Ariza, who they had to let walk in free agency to the today's oppon