Trevor Ariza is ill, though the team hasn't called it the flu.
The NBA regular season may be winding down, but the postseason race is heating up. From now until the playoffs tip, we'll start taking a closer look at the daily action in the Eastern Conference.
If there's any doubt over whether or not the Wizards should make every effort possible to retain Trevor Ariza when he becomes a free agent -- and they will -- his defense vs.
Wizards coach Randy Wittman called a victory over the Knicks a "physical war...it was one of those games you're gonna face in the playoffs."