Wizards center Emeka Okafor played three years at the University of Connecticut, a state he still calls his “second home.”
If Monday’s post-practice jump shots were an example of John Wall ramping it up, it might be some time before the 22-year-old franchise point guard is back running the floor for the 3-18 Wizards.
Even with Nene, the Wizards were a long shot to beat the Heat.
As one of the two teams on the South Florida court, the Wizards technically had a chance for triumph in the rematch with the Miami Heat. The pregame bullet points suggested otherwise.