Now that the Wizards' season is over, and the NBA draft is next month with a No. 19 overall pick, the bigger picture is the offseason.
All of the energy and focus the Wizards vowed they'd have coming into Game 6, desperate to stay alive and force a decisive Game 7, was absent from the starters for three-plus quarters.
The Wizards front office has some decisions to make, as well as some of their players.
At the worst possible moment, Wizards center Marcin Gortat apparently fell victim to food poisoning and almost was a late scratch in Friday's 94-91 Game 6 loss to the Atlanta Hawks.
The more Paul Pierce talks, the more he sounds like a man who is headed towards retirement rather than exercising his player option for a second season with the Wizards for 2015-16.