Game Preview: Wizards vs. Bulls

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WIZARDS PROBABLE STARTERS
#5 Josh Howard
Forward, 6-7, 210 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
8.6
4.3
1.3
#9 Rashard Lewis
Forward, 6-10, 230 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
12.1
5.3
1.6
#34 JaVale McGee
Center, 7-0, 252 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
9.0
7.7
0.4
#1 Nick Young
Guard, 6-7, 210 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
17.8
2.8
1.2
#2 John Wall
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
15.5
4.3
9.0

GAME NOTES

  • Tonight’s game is the third of four meetings between the Washington Wizards and Chicago Bulls. The Bulls lead the season series, 2-0. Chicago won the first meetings, 103-96, on November 13th at the United Center. The Bulls won the second match-up, 87-80, on December 22nd at Verizon Center.
  • Last game...The Wizards were defeated by the Dallas Mavericks, 105-99, on February 26th at Verizon Center...John Wall led the Wizards with 24 points, he also added five rebounds and five assists...Nick Young scored 14 points...Rashard Lewis scored 13 points on 5-of-7 from the field...Jordan Crawford scored 10 points in 16:55 minutes of play off of the bench...Jason Terry led the Mavericks with 25 points.
  • This season versus Chicago…The Wizards fell to the Chicago Bulls, 87-80, on December 22nd at Verizon Center...Nick Young scored a team-high 22 points.
  • The Wizards were defeated by the Chicago Bulls, 103-96, on November 13th at the United Center...John Wall scored 16 points and had six assists.
  • John Wall leads all Eastern Conference rookies in scoring (17.2 ppg) and assists (7.7 apg) and is second in double-doubles with four during the month of February.
  • Wall is averaging 21.7 points, 9.0 assists and 5.2 rebounds in his last six games.
  • Nick Young is averaging 22.8 points, while shooting .500 (43-of-86) from the field in his last five games.
  • Young is four points shy of 1,000 points on the season. This would mark the first time Young has scored 1,000 points in a season.
  • Mike Bibby has averaged 16.8 points and 6.2 points in 26 career games versus Chicago.
BULLS PROBABLE STARTERS
#9 Luol Deng
Forward, 6-9, 220 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
11.7
6.1
2.6
#5 Carlos Boozer
Forward, 6-9, 266 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
19.3
9.8
2.4
#13 Joakim Noah
Center, 6-11, 232 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
13.5
11.7
2.5
#6 Keith Bogans
Guard, 6-5, 215 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
3.9
1.8
1.1
#1 Derrick Rose
Guard, 6-3, 190 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
25.0
8.2
4.4