Figuratively, the Wizards gave the game ball after Saturday's home-opening win to Paul Pierce.
With the Wizards struggling to hold on to what had been a 16-point lead, they didn't turn to their stars to wake them up.
After score 16 points in each of his first two games with the Wizards, Paul Pierce's first game at Verizon Center ended in controversial fashion with him being ejected just before halftime vs.
An elite draft pick such Jabari Parker can change the prospects for an NBA team, even one as bad as the Milwaukee Bucks who won just 15 games last season.
ORLANDO -- The difference with the Wizards in losing to the Miami Heat but beating the Orlando Magic in back-to-back games? John Wall's defense.