Washington Wizards


Positionally speaking, players receive labels such as power forward, point guard and so on. The modern game includes specific identifiers such as stretch-4 or hybrids like combo guards.


ORLANDO -- By taking a look at the overall numbers, the Wizards should be pleased with keeping their turnovers down to 14 in the regular-season opening loss at the Miami Heat.


The casual NBA fan had likely never heard of James Ennis prior to last night.


MIAMI -- When the Wizards started 2-7 a season ago -- and were pounded in the paint by the bruising bigs of the Detroit Pistons in the opener -- the problem was defense.


Marcin Gortat talks about the loss in the season-opener against the Miami Heat, and says he's 100 percent sure the Wizards will make adjustments.