After opening a franchise-worst 0-8 last season, the Washington Wizards find themselves in the midst of another brutal start.
While the Wizards would appear to have a good shot at finally breaking through Tuesday night given their recent success against the Charlotte Bobcats, they could have their hands full with rookie sensation Michael Kidd-Gilchrist.
Washington tries for a sixth consecutive win over the Bobcats, who are hoping to build on their latest result.
The Wizards stayed close again Saturday but dropped to 0-5 after coming undone in the fourth quarter of an 89-85 loss at Indiana. First-year standout Bradley Beal had 17 points while A.J. Price scored 12 to go along with a career-high 14 assists for Washington, which shot 5 of 16 and was outscored 19-13 over the final 12 minutes.
All of Washington's defeats have come by 10 points or fewer, with three decided by a combined 13.
"We're right there again," coach Randy Wittman said. "Just kind of the little things in games l...