The Washington Wizards looked better in their second scrimmage inside the NBA bubble.
During the first return to action, it felt like we may have still been dreaming. But after two scrimmages, things finally feel real. The Washington Wizards and NB are back!
However, their matchup with the LA Clippers still wasn’t exactly “real.” The Wizards are still just scrimmaging, so this 105-100 loss to the Clippers won’t hurt their playoff hopes.
Unfortunately, we didn’t get to see the star of the team’s first scrimmage, Troy Brown Jr, vs. the Clippers. Brown was sidelined with a sprained thumb.
The Wizards will have one more scrimmage, this time vs. the Los Angeles Lakers, before starting their final eight regular-season games.
What we learned about the Washington Wizards in their loss to the LA Clippers.
Just because the game doesn’t count, though, doesn’t mean we can’t learn a lot about one of Orlando’s biggest underdogs as they prepare to play meaningful basketball games in less than a week.
Without Bradley Beal, David Bertans, and John Wall, and with newcomers like Jerian Grant and Jared Uthoff added to help inside the bubble; the Wizards have a lot to figure out before their season re-tips-off against the Phoenix Suns on Friday, July 31.
After four more quarters in the bubble, this time vs. one of the favorites to win the Western Conference and the quarantined title, here’s what we learned…