NEW ORLEANS -- Alan Anderson still hasn't been cleared to practice for the Wizards after a second left ankle surgery, but his activity level is picking up in other ways.
NEW ORLEANS -- Usually when the Wizards are going off the rail, they'll all say the proper things about what it takes to get back on track.
The Wizards are leaving on a four game road trip, but big men Nene (calf) and Drew Gooden (calf) won't be traveling with them.
As the Wizards were trying to hold on to a lead they'd built vs. the Houston Rockets, after erasing a 15-point deficit, Jared Dudley sat and watched the meltdown in the fourth quarter.
The Rockets had just beaten the Wizards 109-103 after a dramatic fourth quarter, but Houston center Dwight Howard would hardly make eye-contact with anyone in the locker room.