Game Preview: Wizards vs. Bucks

ON AIR /// Gametime: WED, April 18th at 7:00 pm ET /// TV: CSN | Listen Live! 106.7 FM | Game Notes

WIZARDS PROBABLE STARTERS
#31 Chris Singleton
Forward, 6-8, 230 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
4.5
3.5
0.8
#24 Jan Vesely
Forward, 6-11, 240 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
4.2
4.0
0.8
#13 Kevin Seraphin
Center, 6-10, 275 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
7.4
4.8
0.6
#15 Jordan Crawford
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
14.7
2.6
3.0
#2 John Wall
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
16.5
4.5
7.7

GAME NOTES

  • Tonight’s game is the fourth and final meeting of the season between the Washington Wizards and Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks currently lead the season series, 3-0.
  • Last game versus Chicago...The Wizards defeated the Chicago Bulls, 87-84, on April 16th in Chicago...Kevin Seraphin lead the Wizards with 21 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks...John Wall scored 16 points and had five assists...Maurice Evans scored 14 points on 5-of-8 from the field...Richard Hamilton led the Bulls with 22 points.
  • Last time versus Milwaukee…The Wizards were defeated by the Milwaukee Bucks, 112-98, on April 2nd at Verizon Center...The Wizards were led by Jordan Crawford who tallied 23 points, six assists and five rebounds...Kevin Seraphin scored 15 points on 7-of-14 from the field...John Wall scored 14 points to go along with nine assists and six rebounds...Jan Vesely scored a career-high 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds...Brandon Jennings led the Bucks with 19 points.
  • Kevin Seraphin has scored 10 or more points in 10 consecutive starts at center. The last Washington player to score 10 or more points in 10 consecutive starts at center was Gheorghe Muresan. Muresan scored 10 or more points in 16 consecutive starts during the 1995-96 season. Seraphin has scored 10 or more points in 11 straight games overall.
  • Seraphin is averaging 16.2 points, 7.7 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game in 10 games during the month of April.
  • Jordan Crawford is averaging 22.0 points and 4.0 assists in three games versus the Bucks this season.
  • Key Matchup: John Wall & Jordan Crawford vs. Brandon Jennings & Monta Ellis -Tonight's game features two sets of explosive backcourts, as Wall & Crawford go up against Jennings & Ellis in what is sure to be a fun one to watch. Jennings & Ellis combine for nearly 40 ppg and shutting them down will be key to the Wizard success. With the Bucks fighting for a playoff spot, Wall & Crawford will both need to be at their best if the Wizards want to play spoiler.
  • Tonight's game can be seen on Comcast SportsNet and heard on WJFK The Fan 106.7 at 7:00pm.
BUCKS PROBABLE STARTERS
#10 Carlos Delfino
Forward, 6-6, 230 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
9.3
4.0
2.3
#7 Ersan Ilyasova
Forward, 6-10, 235 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
12.8
8.5
1.1
#0 Drew Gooden
Center, 6-10, 250 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
13.7
6.4
2.6
#11 Monta Ellis
Guard, 6-3, 185 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
20.5
3.4
6.0
#3 Brandon Jennings
Guard, 6-1, 169 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
18.7
3.4
5.7