The Wizards' Gilbert Arenas still has not been given the OK from his doctor to return to game action, even though he has been working out with the team. Caron Butler, who recently returned after missing 16 games with a strained hip flexor, is being bothered by a sore left wrist.
The probable starting lineup for WAS:
G... Antonio Daniels (8.8 ppg, 4.9 asts)
G... DeShawn Stevenson (11.0 ppg)
F... Caron Butler (21.0 ppg, 6.9 rebs)
F... Antawn Jamison (21.6 ppg, 10.3 rebs)
C... Brendan Haywood (10.7 ppg, 7.4 rebs)
Top reserves: Roger Mason (8.7 ppg); Andray Blatche (7.3 ppg, 5.3 rebs); Nick Young (7.3 ppg); Darius Songalia (5.7 ppg)
WAS is averaging 98.5 ppg while allowing 98.7 ppg; the Magic average 105.0 ppg and allow 100.1 ppg.
The Magic are 2-0 against WAS this season, including a 30 pt blowout win in WAS earlier this month. Magic are 7 1/2 pt favorites over the Wizards (www.pinnaclesports.com).