Hey, these guys look familiar.
Are they good in general?: They are 1-0 in the preseason and won that game by a lot of points. Last year, they were 41-41 and they have the same team back. I think they'll be pretty good.
Are they good against the Wizards? They held a 40-point lead on them at one point on Friday, so yes.
Are they fast or slow? Same as Friday. Last year, they were the 16th-fastest pace in the NBA last season, but they're one of those teams that loves to run the fast break, but runs a very slow half-court offense, which makes that number a bit misleading. Assume they want to play fast.
Are they especially good at anything? They were especially good at everything on Friday.
Are they especially bad at anything? They were not bad at anything on Friday.
Are there any people involved with the organization that Mike really likes? I still like Thaddeus Young, Jrue Holiday and Evan Turner to have good years for them.
Are there any people involved with the organization that Mike really doesn't like? Spencer Hawes, you win this round.
Are there any players poised for a breakout? Jrue Holiday.
Are there any players the Wizards especially need to worry about? Spencer Hawes. No, seriously.
Is their mascot cool? Still no.
Game thread at 6:30.