The Charlotte Bobcats appear much improved on the heels of their historically woeful season.
The Washington Wizards, meanwhile, are currently stuck in their own forgettable futility.
Two teams headed in different directions meet Saturday night when the host Wizards look to end their worst start in franchise history against the surprising Bobcats.
Charlotte knows a little something about epic struggles, having finished with the worst winning percentage in NBA history after going 7-59 last season.
That seems long ago these days, with the Bobcats (6-5) matching their best start in their nine-year history. They have a chance to equal their entire win total from last season with a victory over Washington (0-10).
The Bobcats had won five of six before Friday night's 101-91 loss to visiting Atlanta.
Ramon Sessions, who gives Charlotte some energy off the bench, led the way with 22 points. Kemba Walker, the team's leading scorer, added 16 and nine assists.
After failing to re...