Wizards: F Caron Butler (strained left hip flexor) has missed eight straight games and did not make the trip. C Etan Thomas (heart surgery) can do non-contact work in practice but no timetable has been set for his return to game action. G Gilbert Arenas (left knee) has been cleared for non-contact work in practice but said Saturday that no date has been set for a possible return to game action.
Hornets: The team reported no injuries. It recently acquired Bonzi Wells and Mike James from Houston for Bobby Jackson and Adam Haluska, who is expected to be waived.
BY THE NUMBERS
Games with double-digit points and assists this season for Hornets PG Chris Paul
Washington's record against Western Conference opponents this season
"We're going to have to do it with the guys we have right now in that locker room."
-- Wizards Coach Eddie Jordan on the team's injury situation