Marreese Speights should check his mail in a few weeks. If the sliding Washington Wizards start winning games, coach Randy Wittman might send the Golden State center a thank you card.
The irony here is that during the first full month of the NBA season, after the Wizards tore through the Cleveland Cavaliers at Verizon Center, smiles were galore.
Another West coast road trip, another string of failures for the Wizards after Monday's 107-76 obliteration to the Golden State Warriors.
Since Jan. 28, the Golden State Warriors -- owners of the NBA's best overall record -- are 12-0 at Oracle Arena. The Wizards, who have mostly struggled since then, are just 2-11 on the road.
When asked about the Wizards' woes against the Kings, Randy Wittman said his team lost focus on the defensive game plan.