As coach-speak goes every game is important, but the stretch the Wizards are entering for the next two weeks can help them create separation between themselves and the field in the East.
The next step for Bradley Beal, coming off playing 32 minutes in Friday's win vs.
The Wizards are playing the second game of a back-to-back Saturday, coming off an emotional high with a 91-78 victory vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Yes, it's early in the season but the differences between the Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers are striking. One team relies on isolations while the other team shares the ball.
It wasn't until mid-January that the Wizards achieved what they considered their "statement" victory last season.