After 18 games and a full month being complete, here is where the Wizards (9-9) stand in key categories as they stand at .500 for the first time since 2009.
Trevor Ariza won't admit to to calling a players-only meeting after the Wizards lost seven of their first nine games to start the season -- though he did -- but he is the one that gives them that
Otto Porter still is non-committal if he will play this week, but he has to pass a crucial test for coach Randy Wittman to seriously consider giving him minutes vs. the Milwaukee Bucks.
On a hot streak having won seven of their last nine games, the Wizards have three days off before hosting one of the NBA's worst teams in the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday (CSN, 7 p.m. ET).