Friday , Dec , 01 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

Bobcats, Wizards tangle at Verizon Center

(Sports Network) – The Washington Wizards shook off a nagging losing streak
and will now seek their second straight win, as they welcome the
Charlotte Bobcats tonight to the Verizon Center.

Washington had lost four straight until posting a 96-95 home victory over the
Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday.

Gilbert Arenas had 21 points with seven assists and five rebounds to lead the
Wizards. Caron Butler also tallied 21 points and Antawn Jamison recorded 18
points for the Wizards, who are 1-1 on a three-game homestand and 5-2 as the
host this season.

The Bobcats, meanwhile, have lost three of their last four games. On Wednesday
they suffered a 99-90 loss to the Hawks at Philips Arena.

Sean May and Raymond Felton scored 21 points apiece in the loss. May also had
17 boards off of the bench, while Brevin Knight scored 17 points for the

Charlotte is 1-1 on a three-game road trip and owns a 2-6 road mark this

Washington went 3-1 against the Bobcats last season and has won three straight
and seven of the eight all-time meetings.

Charlotte has lost all four matchups at Washington.