After a miserable start decimated by injuries, the Wizards are coming on strong. They've won 7 of their last 9, one of those losses coming against the Pistons. Meanwhile, the Pistons are reeling. The best they could muster in a two game set against the Pacers was a 28 point loss, and only Jonas kept Monday's game against the Hawks from being aesthetically unpleasant. The Situation Geez-o-wiz Bradley Beal. If you didn't realize that since returning full force from his latest injury he's put up 20 points per game on 62% TS with 5 rebounds, 3 assists, a steal and a block over the past six games, I'm right there with you. He's tearing stuff up and could be a ROTY force to be reckoned with down the stretch. But there's quite a bit else that the Wizards have going for them as well that might have gone under the radar. Did you know that since swapping spots at the starting small forward role Trevor Ariza's TS has jumped from 43% to 56% while starter Martell Webster is putting up 62.4% for the season? That Emeka Okafor has quietly turned his season around, putting up 11 and 11 over the past 20 games? And that Nene is back to his deadly efficient self, putting up 13/8/3 with 54% from the field over the past nine games?
Pistons can’t count on Wizards as slump-busters tonight
Published On: Feb 27 2013 03:22:06 PM EST Updated On: Feb 27 2013 03:22:06 PM EST
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