The Washington Wizards own the worst record in the NBA and the Detroit Pistons aren't too far behind.
That's not about to change any time soon, but a home-and-home set could provide some relief for one team.
The Wizards and Pistons begin that stretch looking to end their respective lengthy losing streaks Friday night in Detroit.
Washington (3-20) is last in the league with 89.7 points per game and 40.7 percent shooting from the floor.
The Wizards' latest losing streak reached five with Wednesday's 90-83 defeat at Orlando. Three of those losses have come on the road, where they are an NBA-worst 1-11.
"It hurts, but the moral of the story is you can't give up," said swingman Martell Webster, who had 11 points. "I think if we can keep our heads up and stay confident in our system, things will change."
That's not likely to happen with star point guard John Wall still out with a knee injury, and Bradley Beal possibly sidelined for a second game due to a sore lower back.
Beal, the ...