Game Preview: Wizards vs. 76ers

ON AIR /// Gametime: SAT, January 14th at 7:00 pm ET /// TV: CSN | Listen Live! 106.7 FM | Game Notes

WIZARDS PROBABLE STARTERS
#31 Chris Singleton
Forward, 6-9, 230 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
5.5
3.9
0.3
#35 Trevor Booker
Forward, 6-8, 240 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
5.8
4.7
0.7
#34 JaVale McGee
Center, 7-0, 252 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
11.6
9.8
0.3
#1 Nick Young
Guard, 6-7, 210 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
14.3
2.2
1.4
#2 John Wall
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
13.4
4.2
7.1

GAME NOTES

  • Tonight’s game is the second of four games between the Washington Wizards and Philadelphia 76ers.
  • Last game versus Philadelphia...The Wizards fell to the 76ers, 120-89, on Friday in Philadelphia.....Rashard Lewis led the Wizards in scoring with 16 points off of the bench...Kevin Seraphin scored a season-high 12 points and pulled down five rebounds...John Wall had seven points, four rebounds and five assists...Jordan Crawford scored 12 points and dished out five assists...
  • JaVale McGee leads the NBA in games with five blocks at three.
  • John Wall averaged 23.3 points and 11.3 assists in four games versus Philadelphia last season.
  • Nick Young averaged 18.3 points per game in four games versus Philadelphia last season.
  • The Wizards currently rank 1st in the NBA in blocks per game at 8.3 bpg.
  • Key Matchup: Nick Young vs. Jodie Meeks - Last night, Nick Young had a solid performance scoring 11 points on 5-10 shooting. However, he was unable to match the red hot shooting of Sixers guard Jodie Meeks who had 26 points on 10-11 from the field including 6-7 from behind the arc. In order for the Wizards to have success in tonight's game, they will need Young to close the gap on Meeks and be the scorer they know he can be.
  • Tonight's game can be seen on Comcast SportsNet or heard on WJFK The Fan 106.7 at 7:00pm.
76ERS PROBABLE STARTERS
#9 Andre Iguodala
Forward, 6-6, 207 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
13.5
6.0
3.7
#42 Elton Brand
Forward, 6-9, 254 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
9.7
7.7
1.6
#00 Spencer Hawes
Center, 7-1, 245 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
11.1
9.1
2.9
#20 Jodie Meeks
Guard, 6-4, 208 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
7.4
1.7
0.5
#11 Jrue Holiday
Guard, 6-4, 180 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
14.6
3.1
4.8