Will they make a deal?
The Wizards have been linked to trade discussions with Atlanta for forward
How high can they go?
The playoffs are an unrealistic proposition after an 0-12 start, but the Wizards still have a chance to rise up the Eastern Conference standings and finish with the most wins in five seasons. Washington is 11 games behind Milwaukee for the eighth seed, but since Wall returned, the team has moved ahead of Charlotte and Orlando and is only percentage points behind Cleveland for the 12th spot and five games behind Toronto for 10th.
The Wizards have gone 11-8 in their past 19 games, a .578 winning percentage that would put them at a fifth seed in the postseason. If they can maintain that pace for the final 31 games, the Wizards would finish with 33 wins, which would be the most since the team won 43 in 2007-08, the last time it made the postseason. The Wizards will have 15 road games and 15 games against teams that currently have winning records the rest of the way.
Is John Wall worthy of the max?
Wall's worth as a franchise player has been questioned by former