Nets-Wizards preview

1-13  Nets  (16-26)   at  Wizards  (24-18)    7 pm

TV:  NBC Sports Washington

Last game for Brooklyn:  110-105 win at Atlanta

  • Spencer Dinwiddie-20 points, 10 assists, 9 rebounds
  • Jahlil Okafor-17 points, 1 assist
  • Rondae Hollis-Jefferson-14 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists

Last game for Washington:  125-119 win vs Orlando

  • John Wall-30 points, 9 assists, 3 rebounds
  • Bradley Beal-30 points, 7 assists, 3 rebounds
  • Ian Mahinmi-17 points, 8 rebounds

Projected Nets starters-Carroll SF, Hollis-Jefferson SF, Zeller C, Dinwiddie PG, Crabbe SG

Projected Wizards starters-Morris PF, Porter SF, Gortat C, Wall PG, Beal SG

Brooklyn preview-The Nets ended there three game losing streak with a come from behind win over Atlanta. Brooklyn’s keys to victory were nailing 13 3-pointers in the game, and tying a season high by dishing out 29 assists in the game. Brooklyn ranks 26th in the league, by giving up nearly 109 points per game. On offense, expect Hollis-Jefferson to provide scoring punch tonight as he leads the Nets nearly scoring 15 points and 7 rebounds per game. Dinwiddie, who is replacing the injured D’Angelo Russell, has stepped up for Brooklyn with nearly 14 points and 7 rebounds per game. After last night’s performance, center Jahlil Okafor, who was traded from Philadelphia in December, is averaging 7 points a game off the bench in the six games he has played.

Washington preview-The Wizards scored 74 points in the first half last night, and shot nearly 57 percent from the field against Orlando. Wall, became the youngest player in franchise history (27 years, 128 days) to score 10,000 points in his career. Washington has lost both meetings this year to Brooklyn, however both were in New York.

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