Posted November 10, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Washington Wizards opened last season with eight straight losses. Already halfway there, they now visit a city where they haven't won in over five years. One of two winless teams remaining in the NBA, the Wizards will try to capitalize on the struggling Indiana Pacers on Saturday night. Washington (0-4) started 2011-12 with eight straight losses, and eventually fired coach Flip Saunders with an NBA-worst 2-15 record. So far, the Wizards aren't showing many signs that this season will be any better. They rank near the bottom of the league in scoring (88.8), shooting percentage (40.8) and 3-point percentage and are averaging 17.0 turnovers per game. To make matters worse, Washington is without star guard John Wall (knee) and center Nene (foot). Wall is expected to be sidelined until next month, while there is no definitive timetable for Nene's return. "We just need a win. We need a win," said A.J. Price, who is starting in place of Wall. "We need a win as much as possible."...
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