Tuesday, March 22, 2005

Nuggets/Wizards Preview

- from FOXSports.com


STANDINGS (through March 20): Wizards - 2nd place, 14 GB, Southeast Division. Nuggets - 2nd place, 10 GB, Northwest Division.

PROBABLE STARTERS: Wizards - F Jared Jeffries, F Laron Profit, C Brendan Haywood, G Larry Hughes, G Arenas. Nuggets - F Kenyon Martin, F Carmelo Anthony, C Marcus Camby, G DerMarr Johnson, G Miller.

TEAM LEADERS: Wizards - Arenas, 25.4 ppg and 5.3 apg; Jamison, 7.8 rpg. Nuggets - Anthony, 20.0 ppg; Camby, 10.1 rpg; Miller, 6.4 apg.

SEASON SERIES: Nuggets, 1-0.

LAST MEETING: Dec. 8; Nuggets, 111-105. At Washington, Miller scored a season-high 34 points and Anthony added 23 as the Nuggets beat the Wizards for the fourth straight time. Arenas and Jamison combined for 55 points for Washington.

ROAD/HOME RECORDS: Wizards - 12-19 on the road; Nuggets - 22-10 at home.

INJURIES: Wizards - F Jamison (knee); F Jarvis Hayes (knee); C Peter Ramos (foot). Nuggets - G Luis Flores (hamstring); G Voshon Lenard (Achilles').

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