Saturday, February 7, 2009
Wizards: F Caron Butler missed his second straight game with the flu. G Juan Dixon returned after missing two games with an elbow injury. Dixon missed all five of his shots and had three assists in 16 minutes.
Nuggets: C Steven Hunter (knee) is out for the season. F Carmelo Anthony recently became the third-youngest player in NBA history to score 10,000 points, reaching the milestone at age 24 years 194 days. Only LeBron James and Kobe Bryant did it more quickly.BY THE NUMBERS
Denver's largest lead en route to victory over the Wizards last nightONLINE COVERAGE
For more on last night's game against Denver and analysis of Javaris Crittenton's first career start, check out http://voices.washingtonpost.com/wizardsinsider.QUOTABLE
"I did yesterday and I will again tomorrow."
Nuggets Coach George Karl,
before last night's game, on whether he felt sorry for the Wizards given the team's injury situation