Washington Wizards Team Report – March 10
=== Washington Wizards Team Report – March 10 ===
(Sports Network) – Two of the NBA’s worst teams meet tonight, as Gilbert
Arenas and the Washington Wizards visit the Orlando Magic at the TD Waterhouse
This is the fourth and final contest of the season between the two squads.
Orlando has won the three previous games, winning twice at the MCI Center and
once at home.
Washington, which has lost four of its last five as the visitor, is a dismal
6-23 on the road this season.
The Wizards come into tonight’s game on a three-game losing streak. On
Tuesday, Washington was crushed by the Denver Nuggets, 117-87, at the MCI
Arenas paced Washington with 23 points and seven assists in the loss. Juan
Dixon finished with 19 points and Kwame Brown collected 13 points and 10
rebounds for the Wizards, who have dropped nine of their last 13 games.
Brendan Haywood and Lonny Baxter each scored 10 points for the Wizards in
Tuesday’s defeat. Washington’s Jared Jeffries (knee) and Jarvis Hayes
(hamstring) both left the contest and did not return. Both Jeffries and
Hayes are doubtful for tonight’s game.
Arenas has scored 21 or more points in seven straight games. He has averaged
27.9 points in that span.