PERSONNEL DEPT.

Saturday, December 13, 2008

PERSONNEL DEPT.

Perhaps facing the 76ers will help struggling SG DeShawn Stevenson break out of his shooting slump. Last season, Stevenson averaged 17.5 points on 47.1 percent shooting against Philadelphia. He also made 14 of 29 three-point attempts.

BY THE NUMBERS

48.1

Shooting percentage of Wizards opponents this season. That is the second-worst mark in the league, ahead of only New York (48.4 percent).

ONLINE COVERAGE

For a look ahead to tonight's game at Philadelphia, check out Wizards Insider: http://voices.washingtonpost.com wizardsinsider.

QUOTABLE

"When you come off of a thumping like that, you've got to give me a couple of hours to be upset before I start looking for positives."

Wizards interim coach Ed Tapscott, after Thursday's 122-88 loss to the Celtics


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