A.J. Price to sit vs. Bucks; Bradley Beal also out, Trevor Ariza a game-time decision

WASHINGTON -- You can add another name to the list of wounded Wizards. Backup point guard A.J. Price will join Bradley Beal on the shelf when the Wizards face the Milwaukee Bucks, coach Randy Wittman announced before the game. Wittman was not clear what body part is hurt, but Price is listed as having a "sore right groin."

"Good question," Wittman said when asked what ails Price. "Hamstring, groin. It's an injury."

Wittman also said he has "no idea" how long Price will be out of action.

Price played through the injury in the Wizards' loss to the Cavaliers on Tuesday. He did not make himself available before the game. The Wizards will only have two healthy guards (John Wall and Garrett Temple) available to play.

"Opportunity knocks. People need to take advantage of it," Wittman said.

Wittman also said he may have to "talk to management" about potentially adding another guard to the roster. The Wizards currently have the maximum 15 players under contract, and all have guaranteed deals, so to add another player, they would have to waive the injured Leandro Barbosa and eat the value of his pro-rated minimum contract.

Trevor Ariza, meanwhile, will be a game-time decision after injuring his knee during the Wizards' loss in Cleveland. Wittman said Ariza has been playing through pain for a few games now.

"He's been having little issues with his knee here of late, and he couldn't get it to loosen up [Tuesday]," Wittman said.

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