Originally written November 17, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
WASHINGTON -- Minutes after the Wizards' latest loss, Randy Wittman moved into position before waiting reporters and a bank of cameras. The Wizards coach paused before starting his postgame comments, staring at the final box score, literally scratching his head in apparent disbelief. Matching the ignominious record for worst start in franchise history will have that effect. Washington fell to 0-8 for the second straight season as Al Jefferson tallied 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Utah Jazz pulled away in the fourth quarter for an 83-76 win on Saturday night. The Jazz (5-6), only 1-6 on the road entering the nation's capital, grabbed 26 offensive rebounds, held Washington to 13 points in the fourth quarter and 36.5 percent (31 of 85) shooting overall from the field. The NBA's only winless team, Washington began the game with a new starting lineup for the first time this season, one that opened the game on a 15-2 run. The Wizards led by eight points in the third ...
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