Three losses in a row isn't as big of a deal for the Wizards as is losing for the eight time in 10 games after Sunday's 106-89 letdown to the Detroit Pistons.
Playing well for two quarters -- two more than they played in a 38-point loss in the Wizards' previous game -- can be seen as something to build on but it's hardly enough even to beat the Detroit
For the third game in a row, the Wizards are facing a team that's riding a second-half-of-the-season hot streak in the Detroit Pistons.
A 38-point loss is going to spring the Wizards into immediate action and rush to fill the 15th roster spot, right? Unlikely.
For the second year in a row, Rasual Butler is on a team that is having difficulty closing after a fast start.