Move the ball and rely on different leading scorers every night. Don't let offensive troubles negatively impact effort on defense.
Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts could live with John Wall's 22 points, five assists, five rebounds, three steals and two blocked shots.
How the Wizards got over .500 in their seventh try is quite improbable but fitting considering how this season has gone. They did it at home Monday night, where they'd had problems winning.
The streak is over for the Oklahoma City Thunder, who lost for the first time in 11 games and were held to 25 points below their season average, as the Wizards made it back to .500 yet again at Ve