Jamison Casts Spell Over Pistons

Wizards prove themselves with win over Detroit
By Jamie Buss,  Newser Staff
Posted Mar 24, 2008 12:38 AM CDT
Washington Wizards' Antonio Daniels (6) goes to the basket between Detroit Pistons' Theo Ratliff, left, and Chauncey Billups, right, during the third quarter of their game today in Washington.   (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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(Newser) – The Wizards aren’t among the best in the NBA but they sure know how to play among them. They beat the Pistons tonight, 95-83, reports the AP, adding that to the two games each they've won against Boston, Dallas, New Orleans and Cleveland this season – all top performers in the league.  Antawn Jamison was the big man for the Wizards, scoring 24 points with 12 rebounds.

Washington grabbed the lead at the end of the first quarter and held it for the remainder of the game. Wizard Gilbert Arenas missed his 61st game of the season as the question remains whether he’ll be back to play this season. "I was ready," Arenas said during the game. "But they went out there with a fishing pole and yanked me back."