The Wizards have been through lows before, but in the last two seasons it hasn't been this much of a lull -- at least not so obvious to the naked eye.
Bradley Beal is having to learn how to run all over again, and that is as hard to grasp as his third stress reaction to his same leg in his third NBA season.
Three losses in a row isn't as big of a deal for the Wizards as is losing for the eight time in 10 games after Sunday's 106-89 letdown to the Detroit Pistons.
Things got so bad on Sunday in Detroit that Randy Wittman invented a new word to describe how poorly his team played. Sometimes things get that way.
For the third game in a row, the Wizards are facing a team that's riding a second-half-of-the-season hot streak in the Detroit Pistons.