Game Day BucksPosted on January 14, 2013 by DJ-WizardsRadio
6;31 AM....Dave Johnson....ready for a new day.... and that's the only way to look at it...It's the stat that drives us nuts...Saturday's loss to the Bobcats was the 14th time this season that Wizards have not been able to hold a fourth quarter lead.....and I know it is unproductive but I can't help but dream about how things would have been had we won just half of those games...in fact our game at the start of the season in Milwaukee was an example of our fourthquarter problems...I know I just slipped....I said today is a new day.. and I started thinking about the past...In the loss to the Bobcats I thought the offense started well...attacking the basket withbetter ball movement--- and the Wizards played with the lead instead of chasing the game...but need to play the whole game...Antawn Jamison hopes to play tonight but is hobbled by a strained right knee---update you as we have it----BLOGCAST(radio and blogging together) starts tonight at 7 PM with Ed Tapscott's pre game talk.....on the dial ESPN 980 AM in Washington...94.3 FM in Warrenton and Northern Virginia....92.7 FM in Southern Maryland....1370 AM in Baltimore and GREAT affiliates from Cumberland to Roanoke.....and there will be a LISTEN LIVE link. 6:07 PM...Dave Johnson checking in ,,,radio broadcast starts with Ed Tapscott interview...some nuggets from that interview include....JaVale McGee is going to get a shot every game in the second quarter and then take from there....Juan Dixon is Tapscott's emergency guy because of what Crittenton can do defensively...I am paraphrasing from the interview which I already taped...listen if you can so you can hear it straight from him... Antawn Jamison will play 6:58 PM starters are in....Luke Ridnour Michael Redd Richard Jefferson Luc Mbah a Moute Andrew Bogut.....Mike James Caron Butler Dominic McGuire Antawn Jamison and Andray Blatche DAVE JOHNSON POSTGAME REPORT [audio:http://www.nba.com/media/wizards/report_milwas_090112.mp3]
Tests performed today on Washington Wizards Center Etan Thomas revealed that Thomas has a torn MCL in his left knee. The injury occurred in the first quarter of last night’s game versus Milwaukee. Thomas will be listed as out indefinitely, and will be reevaluated in two weeks.