Wizards: F Andray Blatche was in uniform after missing nine straight games with a strained left knee. . . . SG DeShawn Stevenson and C Etan Thomas remain out indefinitely.
Timberwolves: C Al Jefferson, the team's leading scorer, is out of for the season after tearing a knee ligament before the all-star break. Corey Brewer, a 2007 first-round pick, is also out for the season (knee).
BY THE NUMBERS
Wizards' three-point shooting percentage as a team, entering last night's game
Three-point shooting percentage of Wizards' opponents, entering last night's game
"Let's see put what has happened in the past and see what we can do over these next 29 games."
Interim coach Ed Tapscott, on his message to the team upon returning from the all-star break.