Saturday, March 14, 2009
Wizards: Despite the team's record, F Antawn Jamison continues to define consistency. Entering last night's game, he'd posted 32 double-doubles this season, including a 25-point, 10-rebound effort in Wednesday's loss to New Orleans.
Magic: PG Jameer Nelson, who was turning in a career season, has been out since Feb. 19 with a torn right labrum. . . . F Hedo Turkoglu (left foot tendonitis) did not play. . . . The team acquired PG Rafer Alston in a trade with Houston at the deadline. Entering last night's game, Alston was averaging 10.7 points, 6.1 assists, and 1.9 steals as a member of the Magic.ONLINE COVERAGE
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"I would trade to get another pick and draft 'em both."
Interim coach Ed Tapscott, on whether he'd take Orlando's Dwight Howard or New Orleans's Chris Paul if he had the choice.