Wizards: G Gilbert Arenas (left knee) and C Etan Thomas (sternum) remain out. Arenas is with the team for the five-game road trip and will be reevaluated next week. Thomas did not make the trip and no timetable has been set for his return.
Kings: PG Beno Udrih (strained lower back) did not play. PF Shareef Abdur-Rahim (right knee) is out for the season.
BY THE NUMBERS
Points scored and points allowed per game by the Wizards this season, entering Friday night
Consecutive seasons in which Sacramento's win total has declined since the 2001-02 team won 61 games. The Kings won 33 games last season and entered last night with 32 wins.
"That's a fair way to describe it, but I think he's good for the league."
NBA Commissioner David Stern, when asked whether he thought Arenas was among the most unique players he's been around