The Washington Wizards have won their first two games of the season after a 115-113 win over the Pistons. Despite the win, John Wall wants his team to step up defensively on the road, as they will struggle to win games without better defense. Losing a 15 point lead in the fourth quarter doesn't help, and the Wizards will need to be more consistent on defense. Beal of the Wizards added that they can't come out and get down 10 or 11 points the way they did in the fourth quarter.Nonetheless, it is a good sign that the team was able to turn around the table after their coach jumped on their butts.

Throughout the game, the Wizards only claimed their lead during the third quarter. The Pistons were leading in the first and second quarter scoring 31-29 and 34-29. However, the Wizards immediately closed the gap and took a 17 point lead in the third quarter scoring 33-16. Despite the Pistons leading in the fourth quarter (32-24) by eight points, The Wizards took home the win. The Wizards performed with a total of 53.3 percent field goals, 35.3 percent in the three-point range and 82.9 percent free throws against the Pistons with 50.0 percent total field goals, 43.5 percent three-point shots and 75.0 percent free throws.

Porter, Wall, and Beal led their team to victory

Otto Porter collected 28 points, nine rebounds, three assists, four steals, one block and one turnover.

Trailing behind him is John Wall with a score of 28 points, three rebounds, 10 assists, one steal, two blocks and eight turnovers. Likewise, Bradley Beal finished with 25 points, four rebounds, four assists, three blocks and two turnovers.

Porter took over a huge responsibility for his team due to Markief Morris (abdomen) and Jason Smith's (shoulder) absence.

However, he made a big leap to start this season by scoring big for his teammates. Last season, he recorded only two games over 25 points with four or more steals.

Meanwhile, If it wasn't for Wall's eight turnovers, Friday game against the Pistons would have been a relatively typical game. Last season, the All-Star recorded only six games with at least eight turnovers.

Reggie Jackson finished with 21 points

Despite the loss, Reggie Jackson led his team garnering 21 points, four rebounds, five assists, five steals and five turnovers. Followed by Avery Bradley who collected 18 points, two rebounds, two assists, one steal and five turnovers. Before the game against the Wizards which he took five assists, Jackson never averaged more than 1.1 steals per game. Even though last season he dealt with injuries, back in 2015-16, he averaged 18.8 points and 6.2 assists per game.