Thus far the second half of the NBA season has been defined by injuries.
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.
Playing well for two quarters -- two more than they played in a 38-point loss in the Wizards' previous game -- can be seen as something to build on but it's hardly enough even to beat the Detroit
We're still deciding which part of this play was more impressive -- the John Wall no-look pass or the Rasual Butler posterization. You decide.