Al Jefferson


The assumption is that the Wizards are going for Kevin Durant and no one else in free agency, which isn't true. Every summer there's a pecking order.


With a nine-point lead early in the fourth quarter, the Wizards went cold as they were outscored 25-2 by the Charlotte Hornets who pulled away for their seventh consecutive win 101-87 at Time Warn


Matchup: Washington Wizards (6-5) at Charlotte Hornets (8-6)

When: Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. (TV: CSN+, via NBC Sports Live Extra) 


With the intense NBA offseason cooling down, there is time for reflection on what the Washington Wizards accomplished and a chance to look at the road ahead.


The type of game the Wizards won Friday night, 110-107 vs. the Charlotte Hornets, is exactly the kind of game they've been losing more often than not.