Preview: Wizards Take On Clippers
Game 6- Washington (1-4) at LA Clippers (3-2)
TV: 930pm NBC Sports Washington
Last game: Washington lost to Sacramento 116-112
- John Wall-26 points, 8 assists, 2 rebounds
- Kelly Oubre Jr.-22 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists
- Bradley Beal-21 points, 5 rebounds
Projected Wizards starters-Porter Jr., Morris, Mahinmi, Wall, Beal
Projected Clippers starters-Harris, Gallinari, Gortat, Bradley, Beverley
Latest with Washington-The Wizards blew a six-point lead on Friday night, and now are in last place in the Southeast division. Overall, the team shot well in the loss to the Sacramento Kings, but once again they were outrebounded 61-50, including a staggering 14-5 on the offensive glass. Also, another factor in the loss, the team committed 21 turnovers. Washington split the series last year with the Clippers, highlighted by Beal, who averaged nearly 23 points per game. After tonight’s game, the team will fly out to Memphis, so they can prepare to get ready to face the Grizzlies on Tuesday night.
Latest with Los Angeles-The Clippers come into this game winners of 3 of there previous 4 games, which included a 20-point blowout victory in Houston. Forward, Tobias Harris, leads L.A. scoring nearly 22 points and nearly 9 rebounds a game. Marcin Gortat, the ex-Wizard center, who was traded in the offseason for guard Austin Rivers, is averaging a little bit under 4 points a game. The Clippers have two strong players off of there bench. Guard Lou Williams, is nearly averaging 17 points a game, while forward Montrezi Harrell is averaging nearly 14 points and 6 rebounds a game.