While the Washington Wizards have had their share of struggles on the road, they've been very good in the nation's capital lately.
The Wizards will try to extend their longest home winning streak in more than six years Sunday night when they take on the Toronto Raptors.
After losing consecutive road games, including 97-92 to woeful Orlando on Friday, Washington (26-46) hopes to get back on track with a two-game stay at home. Chicago comes to town Tuesday.
The Wizards have won six straight on their home floor, taking the last five by an average of 14.8 points. They improved to 19-17 at home with a 107-94 victory over Memphis on Monday, but they're tied for the league's second-worst road record at 7-29.
Defense has been one of the keys during the franchise's longest home win streak since a 10-game run in 2006-07. The Wizards have limited opponents to 92.2 points per game and 29.6 percent from 3-point range over the past six home games.
"We've been playing hard," point guard John ...