The Wizards (13-14) not only have a chance to get the upper hand in the series with an Eastern Conference foe they are competing with for a playoff spot, but could go into 2014 with a .500 record.
Just as Otto Porter's chances of finally scoring at home in 2013 appeared to be over, in the last two minutes he hit consecutive baskets to end the blowout vs. the Detroit Pistons.
If nothing else, Jan Vesely is efficient. The forward, who once was disqualified from a Las Vegas summer league game with 10 fouls, drew six fouls in eight minutes of Saturday's 106-82 win vs.
Bradley Beal missed his first two shots, but playing through a left knee bruise he scored 10 of his 15 points in the last 3:35 of the second quarter in the Wizards' 106-82 blowout of the Detroit P
As the Detroit Pistons took a beating at Verizon Center, coach Maurice Cheeks made a curious decision to start the second half down 62-41.