The Wizards have plenty to look forward to this weekend: the first place Toronto Raptors, and Marcin Gortat's action figure.
Marcin Gortat is disappointed he didn't get named to the All-Star team, but understands the decision. He does question the 'politics' behind it, however.
NBA players are used to a pattern; shootarounds, practice, games, it's all very regimented for the best basketball players in the world. So could a disruption in that routine help the Wizards?
LaMarcus Aldridge's rule of thumb? Play through pain if possible.
John Wall and the Wizards beat the Bulls for the fourth time in five meetings. Here is Wall's postgame interview with CSN.