1. Tweaks alas!
The Wizards' bench has been sluggish lately. They can't quite seem to keep pace against whoever they're facing, leading to slight issues that have recently become glaring problems that were exposed when they were barely able to hold on to what was once a 20-point lead against the Chicago Bulls at the Verizon Center last week.
Randy Wittman says changes are bound to be made to his in-game rotations, likely beginning tonight against the defending NBA Champions.
2. Overall thoughts on Wittman and Otto Porter
Wittman's tenure has been filled with people angry at him for his inability to produce offensively-efficient teams despite being dealt offensively-gifted players.
Porter is essentially a rookie this season, but has had his minutes cut recently and his production, for the most part, has dwindled as well. Here are some thoughts on the two after 37 games so far.
3. Week in review
The Wizards finished up last week with a 3-1 record in which the three wins will be overshadowed by their horrid loss to Atlanta. Their road woes (9-8 away from D.C. this season) has been troublesome. Who had themselves a solid week and who struggled? Take a look at the week in review to find out.
4. Glen Rice, Jr. signs with Rio Grande Valley Vipers of NBA D-League
It took only a few days for Rice to be snatched up following his official release from the Wizards. It was his former team, the RGV Vipers, who did the honors. Rice won a D-League championship with the Vipers in 2013 and as a former Wizards player, it will be interesting to see how he does back where his professional career began.
5. Wizards take on Spurs tonight
It was competitive the first time these teams met, during Washington's west coast swing just over two weeks ago, but it was the Spurs who came out on top, extending their unbeaten streak to a 15-season strangle-hold against Washington when playing in San Antonio. This time, it's the Wizards who will host the Spurs with an eye on revenge and the hopes of retrieving their tails from between their legs after their 31-point beatdown in Atlanta on Sunday.
Tip off is set for 7 p.m. at the Verizon Center. You can watch on Comcast SportsNet and NBATV (so long as you're not in the DC Metropolitan area) and listen on 99.1 WNEW as always.