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WASHINGTON, DC -  JANUARY 16: Jarrett Jack #0 of the Brooklyn Nets drives against the Washington Wizards on January 16, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nets Break 7-Game Losing Streak With 102-80 Win Over Wizards

As the Brooklyn Nets endured a seven-game losing streak, trade rumors engulfed the slumping team.

01/17/2015

Paul Pierce #34 of the Washington Wizards attempts a free throw against the Chicago Bulls on January 14, 2015 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Pierce’s 22 Points Lead Wizards over Rose, Bulls, 105-99

Paul Pierce had 22 points, and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 105-99 on Wednesday night, despite Derrick Rose’s season-high 32.

01/14/2015

Mike Muscala #31 of the Atlanta Hawks drives against the Washington Wizards on January 11, 2015 at Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Korver, Hawks Rout Wizards for 8th Straight Victory

Kyle Korver scored 19 points and DeMarre Carroll added 16 to help the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks win their eighth straight game, 120-89 over the Washington Wizards on Sunday.

01/11/2015

Rasual Butler #8 of the Washington Wizards celebrates making a shot with teammate Marcin Gortat #4 during the first half against the New York Knicks at Verizon Center on January 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Knicks Set Record With 13th Straight Loss, 101-91 to Wizards

The New York Knicks’ deconstruction project hit a new low Wednesday night with a 101-91 loss to the Washington Wizards, setting a record for longest in-season losing streak in the proud franchise’s 69-year history.

01/07/2015

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - JANUARY 2: Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder goes up for a shot against the Washington Wizards on January 2, 2015 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Durant Scores 34, Leads Thunder Past Wizards

The reigning MVP scored 34 points to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Washington Wizards 109-102 on Friday night.

01/03/2015

Kris Humphries #43 of the Washington Wizards drives to the basket against the Boston Celtics during the game on December 27, 2014 at Verizon Center in Washington, District of Columbia. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Humphries, Pierce Lead Wizards Over Boston, 101-88

Earlier this month, the Washington Wizards frittered away a 23-point lead against the Boston Celtics but hung on for a grueling double-overtime win.

12/28/2014

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards calls a play during a game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on December 25, 2014 in New York, New York. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

VIDEO: John Wall, Wizards Outclass Knicks, 102-91

John Wall had 24 points and 11 assists, eluding the Knicks all day until getting knocked to the floor by a flagrant foul that sparked an altercation, and the Washington Wizards beat New York 102-91 on Thursday.

12/25/2014

Derek Rose #1 of the Chicago Bulls goes up for a shot against the Washington Wizards on December 12, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rose’s 25 Lead Bulls Over Wizards, 99-91

Derrick Rose scored 25 points and Pau Gasol had 18 as the Chicago Bulls won their fourth straight, beating the Washington Wizards 99-91 on Tuesday night.

12/23/2014

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards reacts to a late fourth quarter 3 pointer during a game against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena on December 19, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Wizards Rally Down Stretch, Top Heat 105-103

One of the biggest reasons why Paul Pierce decided to join the Washington Wizards was because he thought they could be a contender if they learned how to finish games.

12/20/2014

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards shoots against Marcus Smart #36 of the Boston Celtics on December 8, 2014 at the Verizon Center. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Outlast Celtics 133-132 in 2 OT

John Wall scored 26 points, including Washington’s last 10, and the Wizards rallied for a 133-132 win over the Boston Celtics in double overtime Monday night.

12/08/2014

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