The Washington Wizards are on the verge of the worst start in franchise history. A visit to Orlando wouldn't appear to be a good way to avoid that dubious feat.
They've rarely won there and have been blown out in the last three visits, plus the Magic are perfect at home this season heading into Wednesday night's meeting.
Washington, which has never opened a season with six straight losses, dropped to 0-5 for the third time in franchise history with a 100-92 loss in Boston on Monday. The Wizards led by one after three quarters but allowed the Celtics to score 31 points in the fourth, the second time they've given up more than 30 in a period this season.
"Right now, with a team like this, you're trying to teach them not only how to play but how to win," said Wizards assistant Randy Wittman, who took over after coach Flip Saunders was ejected less than two minutes into the game.
"You have to have steps like this. Did we get the win, no, but we played them right down to the wire. I ...