It's not so much who isn't playing tonight but who IS playing.
Out for the Wizards game: Deron Williams, Joe Johnson, Brook Lopez, Reggie Evans, Keith Bogans and Jerry Stackhouse.
So who's playing? C.J. Watson, Tyshawn Taylor, Andray Blatche, MarShon Brooks, Mirza Teletovic, Toko Shengelia, Kris Joseph, Kris Humphries and Gerald Wallace, who will start after missing two games. Of the nine, four --Taylor, Teletovic, Shengelia and Joseph-- are rookies.
Meanwhile, Brett Yormark issued a statement about precautions in light of Monday's terrorist attack in Boston.
"The safety and security of our guests and employees at Barclays Center are of paramount importance. Barclays Center staff works very closely with the NYPD and other New York City agencies to ensure our stringent safety and security policies are strictly enforced."