Game Preview: Wizards vs. Bucks

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WIZARDS PROBABLE STARTERS
#9 Rashard Lewis
Forward, 6-10, 230 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
12.9
5.5
1.7
#7 Andray Blatche
Forward, 6-11, 260 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
15.9
8.1
2.2
#34 JaVale McGee
Center, 7-0, 252 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
9.0
7.5
0.4
#1 Nick Young
Guard, 6-7, 210 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
17.4
2.8
1.3
#2 John Wall
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
14.8
4.2
9.2

GAME NOTES

  • Tonight’s game is the second of three meetings between the Washington Wizards and Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks won the first meeting, 100-87, on January 19th in Milwaukee. The two teams will face each other again on March 8th at Verizon Center.
  • Last time versus Milwaukee…The Wizards were defeated by the Milwaukee Bucks, 100-87, on January 19th in Milwaukee...Andray Blatche led the Wizards with 23 points, seven rebounds and four steals...Nick Young scored 21 points, pulled down six rebounds and had five assists...John Wall recorded his 13th double-double of the season with 10 points and 13 assists...Keyon Dooling led Milwaukee with 23 points.
  • John Wall is averaging 13.5 points, 8.5 assists and 5.4 rebounds in his last eight games.
  • Rashard Lewis holds career averages of 17.3 points and 5.4 assists in 26 career games versus the Bucks.
  • Nick Young is averaging 20.8 points and 3.4 rebounds in 26 starts this season.
  • Washington-Milwaukee connections...Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld was the Bucks General Manager for four years prior to joining the Wizards; a stint that included three playoff berths, a trip to the 2001 Eastern Conference Finals, and the drafting of current Bucks guard Michael Redd with the 43rd overall pick in the second round of the 2000 NBA Draft… Bucks Carlos Delfino played for Flip Saunders in Detroit from 2005-07… Wizards assistant coach Sam Cassell played for the Bucks from 1998-2003…Wizards forward Josh Howard and Bucks forward Drew Gooden were teammates last season in Dallas before being traded to Washington together…Wizards forward Yi Jianlian was drafted by the Bucks with the 6th pick in the 2007 NBA draft and averaged 8.6 points and 5.2 rebounds in one season with the Bucks…Bucks guard Earl Boykins averaged 6.6 points and 2.6 assists for the Wizards in 67 games last season.
BUCKS PROBABLE STARTERS
#5 Corey Maggette
Forward, 6-6, 225 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
13.0
3.9
1.4
#7 Ersan Ilyasova
Forward, 6-10, 235 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
9.8
6.2
1.0
#6 Andrew Bogut
Center, 7-0, 260 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
13.5
11.6
1.9
#10 Carlos Delfino
Guard, 6-6, 230 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
11.8
3.7
2.6
#3 Brandon Jennings
Guard, 6-1, 169 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
15.8
3.6
5.3