Maybe the Wizards, particularly Nene, were too keyed up for the Chicago Bulls.
The last time the Wizards won a road game, it was Jan. 27 when they had to come back from a 19-point deficit to beat the Los Angeles Lakers.
Already battling recurring soreness in his big left toe, Paul Pierce isn't getting any healthier in his 17th NBA season.
The toughness that the Wizards tend to lack, and the refusal to put an opponent on the floor with a hard foul when they've given up too many easy baskets, is suddenly being taken care of by John W
The rivalry between the Wizards and the Chicago Bulls is a spirited one that has produced multiple fines, suspensions and an ejection since last season's playoffs.