Found February 02, 2012 on Washington Post:
Outside of Rashard Lewis, Coach Randy Wittman was getting next to nothing from the rest of his starting five early on Wednesday, so he called on Shelvin Mack, Jordan Crawford, Kevin Seraphin and Trevor Booker and the game suddenly turned. The Wizards lost, 109-103, but if not for a critical 22-5 run fueled almost entirely by backups, they might have been knocked out much sooner. Read full article >>
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