Game Preview: Wizards vs. Nets

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WIZARDS PROBABLE STARTERS
#35 Trevor Booker
Forward, 6-8, 240 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
5.1
3.7
0.4
#31 Yi Jianlian
Forward, 7-0, 250 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
5.1
3.3
0.4
#34 JaVale McGee
Center, 7-0, 252 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
9.2
7.8
0.4
#15 Jordan Crawford
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
7.5
1.8
1.5
#2 John Wall
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
15.8
4.6
8.7

GAME NOTES

  • Today’s game is the third and final meeting of the season between the Washington Wizards and New Jersey Nets. The season series is currently tied at one game apiece. New Jersey won the first meeting, 97-89, on December 16th in New Jersey. The Wizards won the second match-up, 97-77, on January 7th at Verizon Center.
  • Last time versus New Jersey…The Wizards defeated the New Jersey Nets, 97-77 in Washington... Rashard Lewis led a balanced scoring attack with 16 points, a season-high 13 rebounds and a seasonhigh six assists...Nick Young scored 16 points and had five assists...JaVale McGee scored 15 points, grabbed seven rebounds and blocked six shots...Andray Blatche scored 14 points and pulled down seven rebounds.
  • In Washington’s last game in Toronto (3/18), the Wizards had two rookies (Booker-26pts, Crawford-25pts) score at least 25 points and three rookies score at least 20 points (Wall-21 pts) in the same game.
  • The last time a team had two rookies score at least 25 points in the same game was on April 16, 2008. Kevin Durant had 42 points and Jeff Green had 27 points for the Seattle at Golden State.
  • the last time Washington had two rookies score at least 25 points in the same game was on February 4, 1964. Gus Johnson had 40 points and Rod Thorn had 29 points for the Baltimore Bullets in New York versus the Knicks.
  • The last time the Washington franchise had three rookies score at least 20 points in the same game was on March 16, 1963, when the franchise was known as the Chicago Zephyrs. Charlie Hardnett had 27 points, Terry Dischinger had 25 points and Bill McGill had 20 points for the Zephyrs versus the Cincinnati Royals.
  • Jordan Crawford is averaging 20.4 points per game in his last five games.
  • JaVale McGee is averaging 12.0 points, 10.3 rebounds and 5.5 blocks per game in his last four games.
NETS PROBABLE STARTERS
#10 Damion James
Forward, 6-7, 225 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
4.3
3.4
0.7
#43 Kris Humphries
Forward, 6-9, 235 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
9.7
10.1
1.0
#11 Brook Lopez
Center, 7-0, 265 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
20.0
6.0
1.5
#22 Anthony Morrow
Guard, 6-5, 210 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
12.9
3.0
1.1
#8 Deron Williams
Guard, 6-3, 210 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
14.3
4.4
13.7