Maybe the Washington Wizards feel cramped inside visiting NBA locker rooms. Possibly it’s the room service they’re ordering while staying in five-star hotels. Or perhaps they just hate taking a charter bus to work.
Whatever trivial reasons might explain the Wizards' woes while playing on the road, those struggles are defining the first half of their season.
“We can’t figure out why we struggle on the road, but that’s kind of been our Achilles’ heel,” guard Bradley Beal said after the Wizards' loss in Indiana this week, but his sentiment could have been expressed at ,almost any point this season.
“We’ve got to play ourselves out of it,” Beal said.