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“We haven’t been able to put a total team effort together,” said A.J. Price (12 points, nine assists). “That’s been our problem so far. We’ll rectify it, we’ll get it together.”

The Wizards will have a quick turnaround in trying to accomplish that task — they play the Pacers in Indiana on Saturday in their first back-to-back of the season.

“The most frustrating part is that we’re in games,” Price said. “It’s not like we’re getting blown out by 15, 20 points every night. Every game we’re giving teams a tough challenge. We’re just coming up a little bit short.”