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Whether it was failing to box out on missed free throws against Atlanta, missing crucial free throws and open jumpers against Charlotte, or digging huge holes against nearly everybody, the Wizards have only themselves to blame. There’s no time for feeling sorry, though, because other teams won’t. Opponents are more likely to crack jokes, which isn’t a terrible idea altogether.

As long as they’re not the butt, the Wizards could use something to smile about.