Boston Celtics All-Star guard Rajon Rondo sat out his seventh straight game with an injured right wrist.
The Washington Wizards put Flip Saunders out of his misery Tuesday. Too bad the fans left behind aren't that lucky.
Ryan Anderson scored a career-high 30 points, extending his NBA lead with seven 3-pointers, and the Orlando Magic beat the New York Knicks 102-93 on Monday to complete a perfect four-game road trip.
With five minutes left in the game, John Wall drove to the basket and connected on a reverse layup. It put the Wizards up by 18 points, and slowly, a hint of a smile crossed Wall's face. He could sense a win, a badly needed win, for the only team in the NBA that didn't yet have one.
With 24.3 seconds left in Friday night's game, the Washington Wizards led the New York Knicks by one point. John Wall had just scored on a fast break to put the Wizards ahead, and the Verizon Center crowd was on its feet, feeling a victory. It would have been the Wizards' first this season.
Wizards forward Maurice Evans, who has yet to play this season, called a players-only meeting Thursday before the team held practice.
The Redskins are awful, and the Capitals are disappointing. The Nationals could be a year away; Mark Turgeon's Terrapins might be two. And the Wizards will be 0-7 unless they somehow manage to upset the New York Knicks on Friday at Verizon Center.
Wizards guard Roger Mason Jr. is ready to move past the bizarre set of circumstances that caused his name to be left off the roster for Washington's game against the Milwaukee Bucks last Friday, but it was a night he always will remember.
The New York Knicks are close to getting back some sorely needed scoring punch.