|Caron Butler will miss third consecutive game with hip injury|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 01 February 2008 14:47|
``He's out tonight,'' Wizards coach Eddie Jordan said before the game. ``Hopefully he'll be ready to go on Sunday.''
Jordan said Butler is undergoing rehab for his strained left hip flexor. Although Butler had a stomach virus Thursday, Jordan said it was the hip that kept him out of Friday's game.
Butler was picked for his second straight All-Star game Thursday. He is averaging 21.9 points, 4.3 assists and 2.4 steals, all career highs, and 7.0 rebounds.
Butler was hurt in Sunday's game at Milwaukee.