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Sunday, November 9, 2008

PERSONNEL DEPT.

Wizards: After dishing out 11 assists on Friday, Juan Dixon started at point guard in place of injured Antonio Daniels. It was his first start since he started five games with Toronto in 2006-07.

Magic: C Dwight Howard leads the NBA in blocked shots at four per game. He has at least three blocked shots in each of the first six games.

BY THE NUMBERS

5

Consecutive losses by the Wizards to start this season and last

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"Right now, everything looks bad and everybody puts pressure on themselves, making it bigger than what it is. But eventually things will level out and guys will settle into their roles. Everybody wants to get off to a great start, but it's not how you start, it's how you finish."

Wizards G Antonio Daniels, on his team's slow start

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