Washington Wizards Team Report – November 14
=== Washington Wizards Team Report – November 14 ===
(Sports Network) – Washington enters Sunday’s contest against Dallas with
three losses in its last four games, including an ugly 105-74 defeat to the
Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday.
Gilbert Arenas scored a game-high 25 points for the Wizards, who shot 33.3
percent from the field in the defeat.
Antawn Jamison had 14 and Brendan Haywood chipped in 10 points in a losing
cause for the Wizards. Jamison is the Wizards’ leader in scoring and
rebounding this season with 22.7 points and 8.5 rebounds per contest.
The Cavaliers outrebounded the Wizards, 62-32, including a 23-5 difference in
the fourth quarter.
Today’s game will mark the first matchup between the clubs since exchanging
veteran players in the offseason. Washington sent Jerry Stackhouse, Christian
Laettner, and a No. 5 draft pick to Dallas for reigning NBA Sixth Man of the
Year Antawn Jamison.
Dallas has won eight of the last 11 games in this series after a string of
five consecutive losses to the Washington. The Mavericks had won five in a row
at Washington until its 100-90 loss on 11/5/03.