Tonight's game just became a lot less intriguing and more winnable for the Wizards, who learned the Memphis Grizzlies will not have four of their starting five players at Verizon Center.
The truth is the Wizards never were quite as good as they thought they were when they began the season 31-15, an epiphany that emerged during a streak of losing 13 of 18 games going into Thursday
These days Marcin Gortat is short on words, but he has been living up to his $60 million contract more often than not since the All-Star break even though the Wizards are just 3-7.
Missing five players, including three starters and their top sixth man, the Wizards put away the Memphis Grizzlies at Verizon Center on Monday night. It was their first victory vs.