Miami Heat guard Gerald Green lit up the Wizards on Wednesday, scoring 28 points and grabbing 9 rebounds in the preseason exhibition.
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.
So what teams in the Eastern Conference did the most to improve for the 2015-16 season?
In a few days, when the trade for Jared Dudley can be made official, the Wizards will have rebooted their roster with another quality replacement without having any cap space.
The Indiana Pacers had eventual champion Miami on the ropes in the second round of the eastern conference playoffs last spring.