In a move by the Wizards that was hardly a surprise Thursday, they waived Daniel Orton who had been dealing with a left calf strain and failed to appear in any of the five preseason games.
Otto Porter and Garrett Temple are the next men up, if the Wizards are to rely on their regulars, to play shooting guard with Glen Rice hobbled with a bad right ankle.
In winning their fourth of five preseason games, the Wizards fought hard to get by a spirited Israeli team in Maccabi Haifa.
Andre Miller joined the Wizards before last season's trading deadline. The veteran point guard played 28 games with his new team.