Wizards reluctant to stretch at the four

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In an era of three-point shooting big men, Washington chooses to stick to a more traditional front line. For better or worse.

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Wizards reluctant to stretch at the four

Wizards reluctant to stretch at the four

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Otto Porter Jr. explains defensive lapse against Bulls

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