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Wizards Lose Big to Spurs, 98-67

John E De Freitas €" Sports Photo Editor | 2/24/2009, 12:04 a.m.


Interim Coach Ed Tapscott knew that the game would be a challenge for the Wizards. €The Spurs have four championships to their credit,€ said Tapscott. €They seem to be very well in-sync throughout the organization. They are a team that plays at a high level.€

      San Antonio Spurs center Tim Duncan, one of the league€s top players, scored 12 points. Photo by John E De Freitas €" Sports Photo Editor
      Former Wizards guard Roger Mason Jr. scored 25 points and had five assists against his old team as the San Antonio Spurs wrapped up their 19-day road trip. Mason returned to his hometown and went 9-for-15 from the field, including 5-for-9 from 3-point range, and had 10 points and two steals in a 19-4 run that capped the third quarter and gave the Spurs a 78-57 lead. Photo by John E De Freitas €" Sports Photo Editor
      Wizards forward Antawn Jamison had 16 points and 7 rebounds in the loss to the Spurs. Photo by John E De Freitas €" Sports Photo Editor
      Wizards forward Antawn Jamison fights for a lose ball. Photo by John E De Freitas €" Sports Photo Editor