Personnel Department

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

PERSONNEL DEPT.

Wizards: G Gilbert Arenas (left knee), F-C Oleksiy Pecherov (right ankle) and C Etan Thomas (heart surgery) remain out. F Darius Songaila, who suffered a mild left ankle sprain during Sunday's win over New Jersey, did not practice yesterday and will be a game-time decision.

Timberwolves: G Randy Foye (stress reaction left patella) has yet to play this season. As a rookie last season, the former Villanova star played in all 82 games and averaged 10.1 points per game. Coach Randy Wittman, who underwent back surgery on Dec. 5, returned to practice and plans to work tonight's game.

BY THE NUMBERS

3

Consecutive Wizards home wins over Minnesota

32, 20

Points and rebounds posted by Timberwolves F-C Al Jefferson in Minnesota's 100-93 upset win over the Suns on Saturday. The only other player in franchise history to accomplish the 30-20 double-double is Kevin Garnett.

QUOTABLE

"Real satisfying."

Minnesota's Al Jefferson, in somewhat of an understatement, following Saturday's win over the Suns.


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