Now owners of the NBA's longest win streak of five games, the Wizards are off to the kind of start they were looking for with Wednesday's 88-84 victory at the Utah Jazz.
The last time the Wizards had back-to-back games, Bradley Beal sat out the second one.
Nene is missing his second game in a row with the Wizards for a personal matter, but the Sacramento Kings won't have Rudy Gay because of a strain tendon in his left knee (CSN, CSNwashington.com an
Tonight's game just became a lot less intriguing and more winnable for the Wizards, who learned the Memphis Grizzlies will not have four of their starting five players at Verizon Center.
The building is cold. It's absolutely freezing Thursday morning as the Wizards hold shootaround before playing the Memphis Grizzlies later in the evening.