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Joe Abanussar is used to having a busy summer, surrounded by NBA players. A long-time trainer and founder of Impact Basketball, he trains about 30 NBA players every summer, including Wizards point guard John Wall.
With a 23-59 season in the books, Wizards general manager Ernie Grunfeld is beginning to reshape the team for next year, but he is taking a few positives from the lessons learned this year.
Everybody's out for the season for the Washington Wizards. At least it seems like it.
Sparked by a victory over the New Jersey Nets on Sunday afternoon at Verizon Center, the Wizards will take a little positive momentum with them as they head west for a five-game road trip.
With just under five minutes left in the second quarter, the Wizards committed two turnovers that lead to two Thunder fast break slams. Coach Flip Saunders called a timeout and the Wizards left the court; some players shaking their heads.
Frustration was evident on Trevor Booker's face as he went up for a block on Blake Griffin, and got his third foul of the game late in the second quarter. It was the story of the evening as the Wizards big men got in foul trouble early and often, as the Clippers defeated the Wizards 122-101 on Saturday night at Verizon Center. The loss drops the Wizards to 16-48.
The Washington Wizards dropped to 16-47 on the season as they lost to the Milwaukee Bucks by a score of 95-76 Tuesday night at the Verizon Center. The 76 points scored by the Wizards tied their season-low point total; the Wizards also scored 76 points against the Orlando Magic on February 16.
Derrick Rose scored 27 points, Luol Deng capped an 18-point effort with two free throws that put Chicago ahead for good, and the Bulls beat Miami 87-86 on Sunday to hand the Heat their fourth straight loss.
Charlie Villanueva scored all 16 of his points in the second quarter, helping the Detroit Pistons build a lead they wouldn't relinquish in a 113-102 win over the Washington Wizards on Sunday night.