Tuesday, February 5, 2008
Wizards: G Gilbert Arenas (left knee) and C Etan Thomas (heart surgery) remain out. Arenas believes he could return at some point after the all-star break (Feb. 14-18). Thomas has not yet been cleared to practice.
76ers: Entering last night's game at Atlanta, five players were averaging at least 11 points per game. F Andre Iguodala led the way (19.2 ppg). Entering last night, former Wizard Calvin Booth had appeared in 20 games and is averaging 0.8 points and 1.3 rebounds in 6.5 minutes.BY THE NUMBERS
Wizards' record against Philadelphia this season
Washington turnovers in an 85-84 loss at Philadelphia on Nov. 30QUOTABLE
"I like the way they play. They play very aggressively, and everybody is attacking the glass."
Orlando Magic C Dwight Howard on the 76ers, who have a poor record but have earned respect for how hard they play on a nightly basis