The unthinkable almost happened to the Wizards for the second game in a row, but losing to the Denver Nuggets on Sunday would've been far more devastating.
John Wall bounced a nifty pass between his legs to a waiting Marcin Gortat, who finished the play with an easy bucket. The Nuggets never knew what hit them.
After losing another lead in the second half, in a 103-96 loss at the Portland Trail Blazers, the Wizards fall to 14-9 in games when they lead or trail by five points in the last five minutes of g
For the second game in a row, the Wizards had a lead entering the fourth quarter against a marquee opponent.