NBA: WASHINGTON (0-0) at INDIANA (0-0) <h3>Arenas, Wizards open season on the road at Pacers</h3> <div class="pre">Washington (0-0) at Indiana (0-0) 7:00 pm EDT</div> INDIANAPOLIS (Ticker) -- Gilbert Arenas and the WashingtonWizards try to begin their season on a high note when theyvisit the Indiana Pacers on Wednesday. Arenas followed up a break-out season in 2005-06 with anothertremendous performance during the 2006-07 campaign. The mannicknamed "Agent Zero" averaged 28.4 points a game, third bestin the league, while dishing out six assists in his sixth NBAseason. But Arenas missed the playoffs last season after suffering aknee injury in early April. While Arenas continues to dominate the league with his abilityto score at will, he hasn't received much help from histeammates. The problem may continue during the 2007-08 seasonafter the Wizards failed to make moves to improve the supportingcast during the offseason. The Pacers are trying to return to the playoffs after missingthe postseason for the first time in nine seasons last year,finishing with a 35-47 record - their worst since the 1988-89season. New coach Jim O'Brien replaces Rick Carlisle in Indiana and hasa proven track record with losing teams. O'Brien took theBoston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers to the playoffs the in hisfirst season as coach after they had finished with losingrecords in the previous season. O'Brien may be without star forward Jermaine O'Neal, who isdoubtful with a knee injury. Forward Troy Murphy is doubtfulwith an Achilles ailment.