Game Preview: Wizards vs.Warriors

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WIZARDS PROBABLE STARTERS
#35 Trevor Booker
Forward, 6-8, 240 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
5.3
3.9
0.5
#31 Yi Jianlian
Forward, 7-0, 250 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
5.5
3.5
0.4
#34 JaVale McGee
Center, 7-0, 252 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
9.5
7.9
0.5
#15 Jordan Crawford
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
9.0
2.1
2.0
#2 John Wall
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
16.1
4.5
8.6

GAME NOTES

  • Tonight’s game is the second and final meeting of the season between the Washington Wizards and Golden State Warriors. The Warriors won the first meeting, 106-102, on March 2nd in Washington.
  • Last time versus Golden State...The Wizards were defeated by the Golden State Warriors, 106- 102, on March 2nd at Verizon Center...Nick Young led all scorers with 31 points...Andray Blatche had 20 points, nine rebounds and six assists...John Wall scored 14 points and had six assists... Josh Howard scored 13 points and pulled down five rebounds...Trevor Booker scored seven rebounds and grabbed 11 rebounds in 18:40 minutes of play...Stephen Curry led the Warriors with 29 points.
  • Wall is averaging 18.6 points, 7.9 assists and 5.4 rebounds in 17 games since the All-Star Break. Wall averaged 15.0 points, 8.9 assists and 4.2 rebounds in 42 games prior to the All-Star Break.
  • Wall is averaging 18.6 points, 7.2 assists, 5.7 rebounds and 2.0 steals in 12 games during the month of March. Wall leads all Eastern Conference rookies in points, assists and steals during the month.
  • Jordan Crawford is averaging 16.5 points and 3.5 assists per game in 12 games during March. Crawford is second to back-court mate John Wall in scoring and assists among all Eastern Conference rookies during the month. Crawford is averaging 19.6 points, 4.1 assists and 3.7 rebounds in seven career starts (all with WAS).
  • JaVale McGee is averaging 14.0 points, 10.4 rebounds and 2.2 blocks per game in his last five games.
  • Nick Young is averaging 15.9 points per game in seven career games versus the Warriors. This marks his second highest career scoring average against any opponent. Young is averaging 18.7 points per game in seven career games versus the Lakers.
WARRIORS PROBABLE STARTERS
#1 Dorell Wright
Forward, 6-9, 205 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
16.6
5.2
3.0
#10 David Lee
Forward, 6-9, 240 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
15.9
9.5
3.2
#20 Ekpe Udoh
Center, 6-10, 245 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
3.9
2.8
0.7
#8 Monta Ellis
Guard, 6-3, 185 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
24.1
3.5
5.5
#30 Stephen Curry
Guard, 6-3, 185 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
18.3
3.6
5.8