A victory meant more to the Miami Heat than it did the Wizards, who stuck with reserves in a close game down the stretch Wednesday.
Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is now a two-time NBA All-Star. He's also the only member of the Wizards to receive such a nod in that span.
So what teams in the Eastern Conference did the most to improve for the 2015-16 season?
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.
In one deal the Miami Heat locked up the franchise's signature player for next season and kept themselves in the Kevin Durant 2016 chase.