Matchup: Washington Wizards (5-4) at Detroit Pistons (7-5)
When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m. (TV: CSN Plus)
Only having played nine games, the Wizards have had time to work out their problems on defense and just as crucial ample time to get acclimated to their fast-paced offense.
A few weeks ago, I received in my email odds of NBA coaches getting fired. Of course, Wizards coach Randy Wittman was in the top five.
The defense that was absent for most of the season -- blamed on the Wizards playing at too fast of a pace on offense -- looks more like the top-10 scoring unit that they've had the last three seas