As the last week unwound, it was a common occurrence for fans to see Wizards players strewn left and right, unable to move from sheer exhaustion. With nearly every forward getting injured, Washington started working with an incredibly limiting bench.
“It’s tough because we have Book and Nene, who’ve both got more than 10 point per game average,” Kevin Seraphin said. “So that’s difficult to lose those guys just to play right now. It’s tough to play without them.”
Jordan Crawford added a similar sentiment.
“It hurt us because we don’t have many options to go through.”
Cartier Martin was signed early, on Mar. 28, to the first of his two 10-day contracts, and started working.
His first two games of the contract, he stole playing time, scoring 10 points against Indiana and 20 in a win over Philadelphia. Production leveled out to near six points per game, but over his last two games, Coach Randy Wittman was forced to rely on him in the midst of scoring woes from Jordan Crawford and – more no