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TV: 8pm NBC Sports Washington
Last game for Golden State: 125-111 win at NY Knicks
- Klay Thompson-26 points, 5 assists, 4 rebounds
- Kevin Durant-22 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists
- Stephen Curry-21 points, 5 rebounds, 5 assists
Last game for Washington: 107-104 win at Milwaukee
- Bradley Beal-21 points, 8 assists, 7 rebounds
- Otto Porter Jr.-17 points, 7 rebounds, 2 assists
- Markieff Morris-14 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists
Projected Warriors starters-Green PF, Durant SF, McGee C, Curry PG, Thompson SG
Projected Wizards starters-Morris PF, Satoransky SF, Porter Jr. SF, Gortat C, Beal SG
Warriors preview-The champs arrive in D.C., winners of three straight, and six of the past seven games. Golden State defeated the Wizards 120-117, on October 27th. During that game, both Beal and Draymond Green were ejected in a brawl as they fought for a rebound. In that victory, Durant led Golden State with 31 points, 11 rebounds and six assists, as they outscored Washington, 33-20 in the 4th quarter. Curry leads the team in scoring averaging nearly 27 points a game, and in the month of February he is averaging 23 points, 7 assists and 6 rebounds per game. The player to watch tonight will be Durant, who in the last five games is averaging 29 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists per game.
Wizards preview-Washington got a huge road win, in the first of a back-to-back, thanks to a 40 point 1st quarter, and the Wizards bench outscored the Bucks bench, 41-35. Washington is now 10-3 since losing John Wall to a knee injury. The Wizards are now 2 1/2 games up on Milwaukee for 6th place in the Eastern Conference. Beal, is averaging 23 points, 7 assists and 5 rebounds per game for the month of February.