The hot start by John Wall had long cooled. He'd missed badly on several shots in the first quarter, including when he barely touched iron on a mid-range jumper.
The injury report remains long and now includes Otto Porter. However, there is hope the number of missing Washington Wizards will drop in the coming of days.
Coach Randy Wittman has dealt with his share of injuries to the roster, going back to three years ago when John Wall wasn't ready to start because of a knee injury and Bradley Beal was so banged u
To say there's one answer to what ails the Wizards, who are 10-14 entering Saturday's game with the Charlotte Hornets, is incorrect. It's never that simple.
The angst on Otto Porter's face couldn't be hidden in the third quarter as he struggled to get up the court to defend Kawhi Leonard in the Wizards' 114-95 loss to the San Antonio Spurs.