- The Washington Times - Saturday, January 15, 2005

Last night at Bradley Center in Milwaukee:

BY THE NUMBERS

23Times the Wizards scored 100 points during the 2003-04 season. They matched that total after defeating the Bucks and still have 48 games remaining this season.

PLAY OF THE GAME

Larry Hughes’ driving layup with 0.7 seconds remaining clinched the victory for the Wizards.

SEEN AND HEARD

The number of Wizards players to appear in every game this season dropped to just two — Antawn Jamison and Michael Ruffin — when reserve forward Jarvis Hayes sat out the game against the Bucks with a mild concussion.

“I was shooting for all 82,” said Hayes, who said he suffered the injury late in the Wizards’ 104-100 victory against Portland on Wednesday. “Now I’m looking at 81, hopefully. That’s my new goal. If it was up to me I’d play tonight just to get the 82 in. But [trainer] Eric [Waters] told me to rest. I have to do what he says.”

Hayes, who was still woozy when he talked yesterday, said he suffered the injury late in the game Wednesday while going up for a layup. Hayes said he was struck in the temple — he didn’t remember by whom — and that his head had been hurting ever since.

“Hopefully I’ll be ready to go [tonight],” said Hayes. “But right now my head is really hurting. Bad.”

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