The initial jolt that John Wall’s return provided appears to have subsided with the Washington Wizards replacing confidence with confusion and excitement with poor execution. The Wizards lost consecutive games for the first time since Wall joined the lineup, but even more troubling, Washington didn’t start to seriously compete until it was too late and lost, 92-84, to the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center. Finding out before the game that they wouldn’t have Bradley Beal because of a nagging right wrist injury certainly disrupted some of the chemistry and flow that the team had developed in recent weeks. Beal missed the morning shoot-around to visit a hand specialist in New York and discovered that his wrist was sprained...
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