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Thursday, January 3, 2008

PERSONNEL DEPT.

Wizards: G Gilbert Arenas (left knee), F-C Oleksiy Pecherov (right ankle) and C Etan Thomas (heart surgery) remain out. G Antonio Daniels, who missed seven straight games with a right knee injury, returned to the lineup last night against Detroit.

Pistons: The team reported no injuries. . . . Entering last night's game, Detroit's reserves were averaging 27.4 points per game. That is the team's best bench production since the 2003-04 championship season (26.8 ppg).

BY THE NUMBERS

9-5

Wizards' record with Daniels in the starting lineup this season

250

Games Detroit veterans Chauncey Billups, Richard Hamilton, Tayshaun Prince and Rasheed Wallace have started together since the start of the 2003-04 season.

QUOTABLE

"I'm just ready to get back on the floor and get chemistry back with the guys."

Daniels, before returning to the lineup last night

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