Wizards: F Caron Butler (slight tear of labrum in left hip), C Etan Thomas (sternum) and G Gilbert Arenas (left knee) remain out. F Darius Songaila made his third start of the season and finished with eight points, six rebounds and three assists in 32 minutes.
Hornets: Rookie F Julian Wright was inactive. All-star PG Chris Paul entered the game averaging 2.5 turnovers per game but finished with six.
BY THE NUMBERS
Wizards' record against New Orleans, Boston and Dallas this season; the loss came in the second game of the season in Boston
Wizards' edge in bench scoring during last night's 101-84 win over the Hornets
"Different guys are bringing different things each night."
Wizards G Antonio Daniels, on the team winning four of its past five games