Wizards: Andray Blatche made his fourth straight start at center last night. In the three previous starts, the fourth-year player averaged 12.0 points and 6.3 rebounds. . . . F Oleksiy Pecherov was the team's healthy inactive. . . . Forwards Caron Butler and Antawn Jamison entered the game as the league's sixth-highest scoring duo (41.3 points per game).
Sixers: F Elton Brand suffered a dislocated right shoulder Wednesday night and is expected to miss at least a month. . . . F-C Jason Smith was out last night (knee).
BY THE NUMBERS
Points per game scored by the Wizards, entering last night's game
Points per game allowed by the Wizards, entering last night's game
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