Bradley Beal didn't practice Thursday, of course, after leaving early with a sprained right ankle in Wednesday's 103-101 loss to the Indiana Pacers.
The irony here is that during the first full month of the NBA season, after the Wizards tore through the Cleveland Cavaliers at Verizon Center, smiles were galore.
Even though he has only received actual playing time in one game for the Wizards after Friday night's matchup with the Los Angeles Clippers, Toure' Murry will be signed to a second 10-day contract
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.