Lately, the Washington Wizards bear little resemblance to the squad that got off to an abysmal 4-28 start. While it may be too late to play for anything meaningful, the Wizards haven't let that deter them from playing their best basketball.
On the other hand, the Toronto Raptors' struggles keep escalating.
Toronto will host the Wizards on Wednesday night, three days after losing 109-92 in Washington.
The Wizards (28-46) followed that victory with a 90-86 win over Chicago on Tuesday. It was their eighth victory in 12 games, a span in which they're averaging 100.3 points while shooting 42.3 percent from 3-point range. They're at 93.1 points per game and 36.5 percent from beyond the arc for the season.
With a goal of surpassing Philadelphia for ninth place in the Eastern Conference, Washington trails the 76ers by 2 1/2 games. Extremely unlikely chances of making the playoffs also remain as 7 1/2 games separate the Wizards from Milwaukee for eighth.
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