The Wizards (2-6) are banged up physically and are in a bit of turmoil as they try to end their second three-game losing streak of the season.
Randy Wittman can't wait for 10 games.
Before the season began Oct. 30, the Wizards' coach said he needed about that many games to make adjustments to his rotations.
Bradley Beal lost his touch, and multiple players for the Dallas Mavericks found theirs as they beat the Wizards for the sixth consecutive time Tuesday at American Airlines Center.
A dose of perspective, even after their first win of the season, can be a good thing.