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Durant, Green return to D.C. as Sonics visit Wizards

Jan 6, 2008 - 3:01 PM Seattle (9-23) at Washington (16-15) 1:00 pm EST

WASHINGTON (Ticker) - Kevin Durant would like to put on a show in front of family and friends when the Seattle SuperSonics visit the Washington Wizards on Sunday.

A native of Washington, the 19-year-old Durant returned back to the staring lineup after sitting out a game due a sprained index finger to score 28 points in a 104-96 loss to Phoenix on Thursday night.

Selected second overall out of Texas in June's draft, Durant leads all first-year pros in scoring at 20.0 points per game as he tries to guide Seattle to its first win here in four trips.

"I'm looking forward to it," Durant said. "I told all my friends, all my family I'm coming home. Coach planned a good trip, because we stay there for three days. Especially a weekend in D.C. is going to be cool."

Durant isn't the only SupersSonic with ties to the nations capital as teammate and fellow rookie Jeff Green also returns to the area where he grew up before playing three seasons at Georgetown.

"He said it's going to be weird," Durant added. "He played his college games in there, so to be a pro in there is going to be even better for him. I'm happy for him. All his family, all his teammates - it's going to be a big night for Jeff. I know he's going to do well."

Antawn Jamison scored 24 points to lead three others in double figures in scoring as Washington coasted to a 101-77 triumph over the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday.

The 6-9 Jamison could be matchup against Green, whose averaging 15.3 points since Seattle coach P.J. Carlesimo put him into the starting lineup three games ago.

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