Hanrahan: Young might rest knee, Blatche back

Hanrahan: Young might rest knee, Blatche back
January 15, 2011, 4:31 pm
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Saturday January 15, 2011 11:52 a.m.

By Frank Hanrahan

The Wizards may be without their hottest offensive player at home when they face the Toronto Raptors Saturday night at Verizon Center. Nick Young, who scored a career best 43 points against Sacramento last Tuesday night may have to sit out against the Raptors because of a sore left knee. If Young can't go, Kirk Hinrich would get the start at shooting guard.

Young scored 15 points in the loss at Minnesota on Thursday day night but did not practice Friday because the knee was too painful. Young leads the Wizards in scoring, averaging 15.9 points a game.

Forward Andray Blatche, who missed the Timberwolves game with a bad shoulder, is expected to return Saturday which, by the way is his Bobblehead night.