Wizards: F Darius Songaila returned to the bench after starting the past two games for Antawn Jamison (right shoulder). Songaila has averaged 10.7 points and 6.2 rebounds in 10 games as a starter. The Wizards are 7-3 in those games.
Celtics: G Sam Cassell (back spasms) missed his second consecutive game. Scot Pollard (left ankle surgery) is out.
BY THE NUMBERS
Teams with two wins against Boston this season: Washington, Cleveland and Orlando.
Games Gilbert Arenas, Antawn Jamison and Caron Butler have played together this season.
"I'm not looking back. We know what the deal is, but it's better to look forward than back, when you're running."
Wizards Coach Eddie Jordan, on the 76ers, who entered last night's game trailing Washington by one game.