Game Preview: Wizards vs. Pacers

ON AIR /// Gametime: WED, April 4th 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
4.8
3.5
0.8
#24 Jan Vesely
Forward, 6-11, 240 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
3.7
3.5
0.7
#13 Kevin Seraphin
Center, 6-10, 275 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
5.7
4.2
0.5
#15 Jordan Crawford
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
14.5
2.5
2.9
#2 John Wall
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
16.7
4.7
7.8

GAME NOTES

  • Tonight’s game is the third and final meeting of the season between the Washington Wizards and Indiana Pacers. The Pacers currently lead the season series, 2-0.
  • Last game versus Milwaukee Bucks...The Wizards were defeated by the Milwaukee Bucks, 112-98, on April 2nd at Verizon Center...The Wizards were lead 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.
  • In their last 12 games, the Wizards are holding opponents to 92.0 points per game on .434 percent from the field.
  • John Wall is 12 assists shy of 1,000 career assists.
  • Roger Mason is two three-pointers shy of 500 career three-pointers.
  • Jordan Crawford is averaging 20.4 points, 4.0 rebounds and 2.5 assists in two games versus Indiana this season.
  • Jan Vesely is averaging 10.0 points and 7.3 rebounds in his last three games.
  • Key Matchup: Jordan Crawford vs Paul George - Jordan Crawford has averaged 20.4 ppg over his last ten games and has constantly been relied upon to be the Wizards go-to scorer since the trade deadline. Opposing him tonight, will be the bigger Paul George, who has transformed into one of the better young players in the league. These two second year guards will play different roles in tonight's game, but should both have a big impact in the final outcome.
  • Tonight's game can be seen on Comcast SportsNet + or heard on WJFK The Fan 106.7 at 7:00pm
PACERS PROBABLE STARTERS
#33 Danny Granger
Guard, 6-8, 228 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
18.4
4.8
1.7
#21 David West
Forward, 6-9, 240 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
12.0
6.6
2.2
#55 Roy Hibbert
Center, 7-2, 260 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
12.9
8.8
1.6
#24 Paul George
Guard, 6-8, 215 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
12.4
5.3
2.3
#2 Darren Collison
Guard, 6-0, 160 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
10.6
3.2
4.9