VS. PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS
* WHEN: Tonight, 7:30.
* WHERE: Capital Centre.
* TV/RADIO: Home Team Sports; WTOP-AM 1500.
* OUTLOOK: The Bullets (27-45) defeated Cleveland Tuesday night, but now the competition goes up several notches. Portland (54-18) is riding a seven-game winning streak and has eight players scoring in double figures. Clyde Drexler is at the top of the list, with a 21.9-point average, while Buck Williams, the team's leading rebounder with 9.3 per game, rounds it out with an 11.4-point average.
The Bullets lost their only other game with the Blazers this season in Portland, 123-99. They'll again be without Bernard King (lower back) and Charles Jones (groin). Among the healthy players, Harvey Grant leads with 18.1 points a game.