Kyle Lowry


MONTREAL (AP) -- DeMarre Carroll scored 16 points and Kyle Lowry had 13 to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 92-82 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night in the final preseason game for both.


The very second that John Wall and Bradley Beal returned for the 2015-16 season with the Wizards, the inevitable questions about being the NBA's best backcourt.


The NBA knew better to overlook John Wall one more time.


The ride involved different twists and turns, but the result remained the same. The Washington Wizards finished fifth in the Eastern Conference during the regular season.