Wizards: For the second time this season, all 12 players in uniform got into the game, including second-year F Oleksiy Pecherov, who made his season debut. Pecherov did not attempt a shot in 3 minutes 18 seconds of action.
Bucks: PG Luke Ridnour has been bothered by back spasms but nonetheless had a big game, finishing with 20 points and 11 assists. He had 17 points in the second half. Charlie Bell, who started in place of Michael Redd (ankle), finished with three points on 1-of-6 shooting.
"We've got to play to win. That's what I highlighted on the white board tonight: We have to play every possession to win."
Wizards Coach Eddie Jordan, before last night's game, on the urgency of getting the season's first victory
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