Wizards: G Gilbert Arenas (left knee) and C Etan Thomas (heart surgery) remain sidelined. F-C Andray Blatche made his fifth start of the season, replacing injured F Caron Butler, and finished with 16 points and a career-high 15 rebounds..
Spurs: G Tony Parker (left ankle inflammation) and SG Brent Barry (strained left calf) did not make the trip. Parker who posted 29 points and 11 assists in a 109-94 win over the Wizards in San Antonio on Nov. 28, missed his fourth straight game and is out indefinitely. G Manu Ginobili and newly acquired G Damon Stoudamire started last night.
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Games in the Spurs' current road trip
"Heck, they were doing pretty good down there with him, eight and 39 or whatever, so I wouldn't have minded seeing him stay down there."
Wizards Coach Eddie Jordan, on the Heat trading Shaquille O'Neal