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Wizards use teamwork and Butler's hot hand to beat Heat 107-86

In today's Wake-Up Call, we take a look at how the Wizards got their revenge for their season-opening loss to Miami, thanks to some big contributions from some unlikely sources.

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1. Wizards get revenge against Miami Heat

That was the performance this team needed to remind all Wizards fans, and perhaps even the players themselves, that their early-season record is no fluke. When they play the way they did en route to a 107-86 romping of the Heat, this Wizards team is hard to beat. They were clicking on all cylinders -- tight defensively, getting contributions from all players, and moving the ball with a purpose offensively to the tune of 29 assists on 39 field goals. This was a really fun game to watch.

To the recaps!

Bullets Forever

Comcast SportsNet

Wiz of Awes

Truth About It


2. Rasual Butler is leading the NBA in three-point percentage

Butler's 55.6 percent from three-point land is tops in the NBA. He is shooting 61.2 percent from the field overall. In twelve games this season he is rapidly approaching his point total in all 50 appearances during the 2013-2014 season with the Indiana Pacers. Yes. this is the same Butler who was a long-shot to make the team during training camp. Needless to say, he's been an extremely pleasant surprise off the bench.

Let's not forget his moment of revenge from last night, either.

3. Buying or selling Wizards' success

Is their 11-5 record a fluke? Will the wins continue to pile up as the season progresses? Whatever happens, they have certainly shown that they have the ability to play tremendous basketball when they do it together.

4. Hear from the team

Glenn Consor one-on-one with Rasual Butler

John Wall

Paul Pierce

Marcin Gortat

Randy Wittman