Personnel Department

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT

Wizards: G Caron Butler averaged 24.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 4.3 assists during the Wizards' four-game road trip through Golden State, Sacramento, Los Angeles and Portland. . . . Gilbert Arenas (left knee), Brendan Haywood (right wrist), DeShawn Stevenson (sore back) and Etan Thomas (left knee) were out.

Suns: In his previous 14 games, Shaquille O'Neal averaged 22.2 points and had nine double-doubles.

BY THE NUMBERS

5-9

Wizards' record against Western Conference teams this season, including 3-5 at Verizon Center

QUOTABLE

"We have a new president. The weather patterns have changed. We've gone from global warming to a global freeze. A lot of apocalyptic things are going on since we left."

Wizards Coach Ed Tapscott, on how things have changed since they left for their 1-3 road trip out west

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