The Washington Wizards overcame a 20-point first-half deficit against the Charlotte Bobcats to force overtime Wednesday, but once they got there, their offense dried up in a 94-88 loss.
Washington missed all eight of their field-goal attempts in overtime, marking the third time they have missed all of their field-goal attempts in an overtime period this season, according to Elias Sports Bureau.
- Dec. 6, 2013 v. Milwaukee: 0-for-6
- Feb. 5 v. San Antonio: 0-for-11 in second overtime
- April 9 v. Charlotte: 0-for-8
Only one other team in the NBA has gone "0-fer" in overtime this season; the Phoenix Suns shot 0-for-7 from the field on Jan. 13 against the New York Knicks.
It was a disheartening loss for the Wizards, who allowed the Bobcats to overtake them for the sixth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs. Both teams have identical 40-38 records, but the Bobcats won the season series and therefore own the tiebreaker.
Finishing seventh or eighth will likely mean an early exit at the hands of the Indiana Pacers or Miami Heat, but the Wizards are apparently not playing well enough to even beat the worst teams in the Association.
"The way we play right now," center Marcin Gortat said, "we ain't going to beat anybody, including [NBA worst] Milwaukee."
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