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Open Thread: Regular Season Game 17

The essentials:
Wizards (7-9) at Raptors (9-7)
7 p.m.
Verizon Center

Last year:
January 7: Wizards 111, Raptors 116
January 31: Wizards 109, Raptors 119
March 6: Wizards 129, Raptors 109
March 30: Wizards 108, Raptors 113

Notable Raptors numbers this season (pound the salt):
11th in expected winning percentage (.640).
22nd in pace factor (89.5 possessions per game).
11th in offensive efficiency/offensive rating (109.4)
11th in defensive efficiency/defensive rating (105).

Notable Raptors numbers last season
10th in expected winning percentage (.561).
11th in pace factor (90.9 posessions per game).
8th in offensive efficiency/offensive rating (109.4).
12th in defensive efficiency/defensive rating (107.5).

Key links (drop any others in the comments)
Raptors Blog
Raptors HQ
Raptors Den
Hoops Addict
We Rite Goode on the Wizards' Bench
Hoops Addict Blog Preview

Starting lineups:
PG: T.J. Ford Jose Calderon
SG: Anthony Parker
SF: Jamario Moon
PF: Chris Bosh Rasho Nesterovic
C: Andrea Bargnani

PG: Antonio Daniels
SG: DeShawn Stevenson
SF: Caron Butler
PF: Antawn Jamison
C: Brendan Haywood

Tonight's lines:
Raptors at Wizards: Wizards by 3.
Over/Under on Big 2 scoring: 45.2 points.

The game recap for the Sixers game will be up later, in the meantime here's your game thread for tonight.

This is an open thread so if you want to pay tribute to Earl Monroe who is having his number retired by the Wizards tonight, do it here.