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Wizards need much better defense if they want to catch up with Raptors

There’s bad defense, and then there is the defense the Wizards played in Game 2

Breaking down how the Wizards went on their big run vs. the Sixers

Film study: How Wall’s pace sets the tone for the Wiz, both good & bad

Where has the Wizards’ defense gone?

Washington is still winning, but the team’s defense has taken a major dip since the All-Star break.

VIDEO: Why Bojan is off to a hot start in Washington

Bogdanovic has always had the skills to be a great role player. Now he’s getting the chance to do it in Washington.

How the bench fueled a 26-1 run against the Raptors

In a tight spot, the Scott Brooks went with an all-bench lineup that helped the Wizards open up a big lead against the Raptors on Wednesday.

What went wrong in the Wizards’ late collapse against the Thunder

The Wizards had a 7 point lead with 3:10 left in regulation. How did they lose?

What went wrong in the Wizards’ late collapse against the Grizzlies

The Grizzlies only had a 3.1 percent chance of winning Sunday’s game with less then 4 minutes to go. How did the Wizards let them win?

Wall needs to develop as an off-ball threat this season

To take his game to the next level, John Wall has to be more of a threat when other players are running the offense.

Morris changed the Wizards defense for the better

Markieff Morris' defense has changed the Wizards' trajectory for the future and will allow them to be more versatile on the defensive end going into the future.

How the Wizards mismanaged the final minute

The Wizards could have had the game against the Pacers in hand last night, but crucial plays and decisions down the stretch by the coaching staff and players took away a crucial game they needed for their playoff push.

The Wizards clean up another mistake with Morris

The Wizards acquired a talented, but complicated forward to add to their young core. We break down how he fits in.

What went wrong on the final possession vs. Knicks

The Wizards were very fortunate to escape with a win after botching the final possession of the game.

How the Wizards counteract Wall's scouting report

The Wizards have long relied on their star point guard to figure out defenses for himself. That has changed this season.

Washington's three-point defense is inexcusable

Teams are shooting at a historically high clip from three against the Wizards this season. We dig into the film to see what's plagued them thus far.

The big three have to be better

Through 16 games, the Washington Wizards offense ranks among the worst in the league. A big reason for that has been the play of John Wall, Bradley Beal, and Otto Porter.

What went wrong on the final play vs. Toronto

Cory Joseph buried a three at the buzzer to steal a win from the Wizards. Here's how the Raptors were able to break down the Wizards' defense to get the winning shot.

Poor decision making dooms the Wizards vs. Hawks

Breaking down the plays that allowed a two point lead to become a fifteen point deficit.

Wittman has shown some true after-timeout wit, man

The Wizards have been involved in a number of close games down the stretch, which has highlighted Randy Wittman's brilliant sets after timeouts.

Wizards need to adjust defense for pace and space

The Wizards are playing as fast as they ever have with John Wall as their lead guard, but a few preseason mistakes have shown us how this could impact their defense.

Wizards' read-and-react system is here to stay

We take a look at how Washington's new offense stood out against Philadelphia in their preseason opener.

To embrace small-ball, Wizards should start Dudley

Washington found a lot of success in the playoffs going small, but it often seemed like it wasn't enough. This season, they can learn from their mistakes, and that could mean starting Jared Dudley.

Film study: Tomas Satoransky at EuroBasket

Tomas Satoransky had himself a great run at the 2015 EuroBasket, averaging close to 14 points, 8 assists, and 5 rebounds for the Czech Republic. Here's what we can take from his performance.

Hawks ramp up the ball pressure in the fourth

The Wizards couldn't close out a team that failed to score for the first six minutes of the fourth quarter. How did it happen? Because Atlanta decided to ramp up the ball pressure.

Wizards dial back the pressure in the 2nd half

After getting torched to the tune of 63 first half points, Randy Wittman made a key adjustment in the second half that helped steal away home-court advantage in Game 1.

How the Wizards have become the anti-Wizards

The Washington Wizards are taking the most efficient shots in basketball and their offense has looked as good as it has all season. Have they changed their strategy at all?

Porter shows off his full skill-set in Game 2

Otto Porter's game 2 performance on Tuesday night against the Raptors provided everyone with a glimpse of what he can become.

Wall, Beal need to be more decisive

Washington's backcourt was held to 11-41 shooting as they failed to make quick decisions with the ball against the Raptors trapping defense.

How the Wizards need to beat the Raptors' defense

The Raptors like to play aggressively on defense and the Wizards need to use that against them to prevail in their series.

Wizards find small ball unit that works

Tuesday against Chicago, the Wizards may have finally found a unit to counter the opposition when they go small.

Wizards need to drive to the hoop more

How the Wizards can improve their offense by increasing their number of drives to the hoop per game.

Breaking down what went wrong on the final play

The Washington Wizards did not get the final look they wanted against the Raptors and did not leave themselves with enough time on the clock to improvise.