Wizards: Rookie F-C Oleksiy Pecherov (hairline fracture in right ankle) is expected to miss up to five more weeks. C Etan Thomas is out indefinitely after undergoing heart surgery on Oct. 11.
Nuggets: F-C Nene did not play (torn ligament in left thumb). The team also played without former Wizard Chucky Atkins (right groin strain) and Anthony Carter (right hand fracture).
BY THE NUMBERS
2007 playoff teams that are still without a win (Washington, Miami, Golden State)
Offensive categories in which the Wizards were ranked last in the NBA, going into last night's game (field goal percentage, three-point shooting percentage and assists per game)
"We just need a win. Simple as that."
Wizards G DeShawn Stevenson, before last night's game against the Nuggets