The Wizards may have just pulled some luck in the race for sixth in the Eastern Conference.
Trevor Ariza barely has a voice left after struggling with the flu for the last week. In his last three games, he has been a non-factor on the offensive end.
After yet another disappointing loss at home for the Wizards, Trevor Booker proved to be one of the few bright spots.
There are two obvious differences between the Wizards' current and previous season: Washington is a playoff team now and wasn't a playoff team then.
The Wizards season preparations began with training camp back in September. Then came 78 games over seven months, tons of travel and umpteen practices in between.