In what was easily the worst performance of the season, the Washington Wizards were blown out in Toronto, losing to the Raptors 127-108. As usual, the score wasn't as close as that, as the entire second half was essentially garbage time.
To call the Wizards' defense porous would be charitable. Washington allowed the Raptors to shoot 58 percent from the field, and somehow were also outrebounded 52-30. The Raptors made 51 field goals, and it was a team effort, as seven players scored in double figures. DeMar DeRozan led the way with 20 points, and Sonny Weems and Andrea Bargnani added 18 each.
The Wizards got 21 points from JaVale McGee and 19 points from John Wall in his return from injury, but offense wasn't the issue. It was defense, and it started with Andray Blatche. The power forward consistently was late on defensive rotations and showed poor body language the entire game. Somehow, he still played 32 minutes, even though his head was clearly elsewhere.
The Wizards drop to 5-12 with the loss, while Toronto improves to 7-11.