Game Preview: Wizards vs. 76ers

ON AIR /// Gametime: TUE, December 20 at 7:00 pm ET /// TV: CSN+ | Game Notes

WIZARDS PROBABLE STARTERS
#9 Rashard Lewis
Forward, 6-10, 230 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
12.0
2.7
1.0
#7 Andray Blatche
Forward, 6-11, 260 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
16.8
8.2
2.3
#34 JaVale McGee
Center, 7-0, 252 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
10.1
8.0
0.5
#15 Jordan Crawford
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
11.7
2.5
2.8
#2 John Wall
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
16.4
4.6
8.3

GAME NOTES

  • Tonight’s game is the preseason finale and the second of two preseason meetings between the Washington Wizards and Philadelphia 76ers.
  • Last time out... The Wizards dropped the first meeting between these two squads, 103-78. Andray Blatche led the Wizards in scoring with 18 points.
  • Wizards guard Nick Young re-signed and practiced with the team on Monday.
  • Last year in preseason.... the Wizards went 3-4 in the preseason.
  • Last season versus Philadelphia…The two teams split the season series (2-2) with each team winning both games on their home court. The Wizards scored 116 points in both home wins and won the two games by a combined three points.
  • 2010-11 highlights... Wizards guard John Wall finished his rookie campaign first among all rookies in assists (8.3 apg) and steals (1.75 spg) and second among all rookies in scoring (16.4 ppg). Wall became the first player in franchise to be named Rookie of the Month in four consecutive months (Jan-Apr) and the first Washington player named to the NBA All-Rookie First Team since Tom Gugliotta (1992-93).
  • 2010-11 highlights... In 26 games with the Wizards during the 2010-11 season, rookie Jordan Crawford averaged 16.3 points, 3.9 assists and 3.0 rebounds. Crawford averaged 19.3 points, 4.7 assists and 3.6 rebounds in 18 starts (all w/ WAS).
  • 2010-11 highlights....JaVale McGee’s 193 blocks last season were the most in a season by a Washington player since Charles Jones blocked 197 shots during the 1989-90 season.
  • 2010-11 highlights... Andray Blatche averaged a career-highs in points (16.8 ppg) and rebounds (8.2 rpg) during the 2010-11 season. Blatche scored 20 or more points in 25 contests and had 17 double-doubles
  • The Wizards finished the 2010-11 season by going 5-3 in the month of April
  • Tonight's game can be seen locally on Comcast SportsNet + at 7pm.
76ERS PROBABLE STARTERS
#9 Andre Iguodala
Forward, 6-6, 207 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
14.1
5.8
6.3
#42 Elton Brand
Forward, 6-9, 254 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
15.0
8.3
1.5
#00 Spencer Hawes
Center, 7-1, 245 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
7.2
5.7
1.5
#20 Jodie Meeks
Guard, 6-4, 208 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
10.5
2.3
1.1
#11 Jrue Holiday
Guard, 6-4, 180 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
14.0
4.0
6.5