Game Preview: Wizards vs. Cavaliers

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WIZARDS PROBABLE STARTERS
#6 Maurice Evans
Forward, 6-5, 220 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
6.2
2.2
0.6
#7 Andray Blatche
Forward, 6-11, 260 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
16.8
8.2
2.2
#34 JaVale McGee
Center, 7-0, 252 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
10.1
8.1
0.5
#15 Jordan Crawford
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
11.9
2.5
2.7
#2 John Wall
Guard, 6-4, 195 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
16.5
4.6
8.4

GAME NOTES

  • Tonight’s game is the fourth and final meeting of the season between the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers. The Wizards lead the season series, 2-1.
  • Last game versus Boston...The Wizards won their home finale, 95-94, in overtime over the Boston Celtics on April 11th... John Wall led all scorers with 24 points... Jordan Crawford scored 17 points and had six assists... Andray Blatche scored 16 points and blocked four shots... JaVale McGee scored 13 points, pulled down nine rebounds and blocked five shots... Jeff Green led Boston with 20 points and 15 rebounds.
  • Last time versus Cleveland…The Wizards defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 115-107, on April 1st at Verizon Center… The Wizards were led by Andray Blatche who scored a career-high tying 36 points and grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds (franchise record 16 offensive rebounds)... Jordan Crawford recorded his first career triple-double with 21 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds... JaVale McGee scored 25 points and grabbed eight rebounds... Othyus Jeffers scored 13 points and grabbed four rebounds
  • Andray Blatche is averaging 24.1 points, 10.7 rebounds and 2.1 steals per game in seven games during the month of April.
  • Blatche is averaging 23.0 points, 14.3 rebounds and 3.7 assists in three games versus Cleveland this season.
  • Javale McGee’s 191 blocks on the season are the most in a season by a Washington player since Charles Jones blocked 197 shots during the 1989-90 season.
  • The Wizards are currently 5-2 during the month of April. Washington is averaging 104.1 points per game, while shooting .468 from the field in seven games during the month.
  • John Wall is averaging 21.0 points, 6.3 assists, 6.0 rebounds and 2.8 steals in seven games during the month of April.
CAVALIERS PROBABLE STARTERS
#33 Alonzo Gee
Forward, 6-6, 219 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
5.9
3.2
0.6
#21 J.J. Hickson
Forward, 6-9, 242 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
13.8
8.6
1.1
#9 Semih Erden
Center, 7-0, 240 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
4.0
2.9
0.5
#6 Manny Harris
Guard, 6-5, 185 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
6.0
2.6
1.5
#85 Baron Davis
Guard, 6-3, 212 lbs
2010-11 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
13.1
2.7
6.7