Game Preview: Wizards vs. Spurs

ON AIR /// Gametime: MON, March 12th at 8:30 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
4.2
3.1
0.8
#35 Trevor Booker
Forward, 6-8, 240 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
8.2
6.1
0.7
#34 JaVale McGee
Center, 7-0, 252 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
11.6
8.8
0.6
#15 Jordan Crawford
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
12.9
2.4
2.9
#2 John Wall
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
17.4
4.9
7.8

GAME NOTES

  • Tonight’s game marks the only meeting of the season between the Washington Wizards and San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs won last season’s series, 2-0.
  • Last game versus Portland...The Wizards fell to the Portland Trail Blazers, 110-99, on March 10th at Verizon Center...John Wall led the Wizards with 25 points, eight assists and four rebounds...JaVale McGee scored 15 points on 7-of-10 from the field...Chris Singleton scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds...Nick Young added 10 points off of the bench.
  • John Wall ranks fifth in the NBA in assists per game (9.2 apg) since the All-Star break.
  • Wall is averaging 20.8 points, 9.2 assists and 4.2 rebounds in six games since the All- Star break.
  • Trevor Booker is averaging 12.8 points and 10.2 rebounds in six games since the All- Star break.
  • Crawford is 5 points shy of 1,000 career points.
  • JaVale McGee is three blocks shy of 100 blocks on the season.
  • Wall is 20 assists shy of 900 career assists.
  • Key Matchup: John Wall vs. Tony Parker - John Wall had another impressive outing on Saturday night (25 pts, 8 asst) and will need to be at his best again tonight as opposite him will one of the NBA's top performing point guards for the past decade in Tony Parker. In order for the Wizards to have success, they will need Wall to use his speed to attack the basket and maneuver his way past the crafty Parker.
  • Tonight's game can be seen on Comcast SportsNet and heard on WJFK The Fan 106.7 at 8:30pm.
SPURS PROBABLE STARTERS
#24 Richard Jefferson
Forward, 6-7, 230 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
9.3
3.5
1.3
#21 Tim Duncan
Forward, 6-11, 255 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
14.3
8.5
2.6
#45 DeJuan Blair
Center, 6-7, 270 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
9.2
5.6
1.1
#14 Gary Neal
Guard, 6-4, 210 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
9.9
2.4
2.0
#9 Tony Parker
Guard, 6-2 185 lbs
2011-12 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
19.5
2.9
7.9