Game Preview: Wizards vs. Warriors

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WIZARDS PROBABLE STARTERS
#6 Mike MIller
Forward, 6-8, 218 lbs
2009-10 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
10.6
6.3
3.7
#7 Andray Blatche
Forward, 6-11, 260 lbs
2009-10 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
13.5
6.2
2.0
#21 Fabricio Oberto
Center, 6-10, 245 lbs
2009-10 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
1.5
1.7
0.8
#1 Nick Young
Center, 6-6, 200 lbs
2009-10 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
7.7
1.3
0.6
#2 Shaun Livingston
Guard, 6-7, 185 lbs
2009-10 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
5.1
1.9
3.0
GAME NOTES
*Tonight’s matchup is the second and final meeting between the Washington Wizards and Golden State Warriors. The Wizards won the first meeting, 118-109 at Oracle Arena on December 18th.
*Last game...The Wizards topped the New Jersey Nets, 109-99 on April 4th at Verizon Center...Andray Blatche missed a triple-double by one rebound versus New Jersey on Sunday night...Blatche scored 20 points, dished out a career-high 13 assists and grabbed nine rebounds...Mike Miller scored 17 points and grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds (3rd double-double of the season)...Shaun Livingston scored 16 points and had eight assists...JaVale McGee scored 14 points and grabbed six rebounds...Nick Young and Cartier Martin each scored 16 for Washington.
*Last time versus Golden State...The Wizards defeated the Golden State Warriors, 118-109 on December 18th at Oracle Arena…The Wizards were led by Gilbert Arenas who scored a season-high 45 points and dished out a season-high 13 assists...Caron Butler also scored a season-high with 28 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and tied a season-high with five steals...Brendan Haywood scored 15 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, which marked his third straight game with 10 or more rebounds...Antawn Jamison posted his seventh double-double of the season with 10 points and 10 rebounds and he also had a season-high four steals.
*Andray Blatche is averaging 13.1 points and 7.9 points in seven career games versus Golden State, both career-highs against any opponent.
*Blatche is averaging 21.6 points, 8.4 rebounds and 5.7 assists in his last seven games.
*Blatche became the first Wizard this season to make 10 free throws without a miss in the win over New Jersey (4/4). The last Wizard to make 10 or more free throws without a miss was Caron Butler. Butler went 11-for-11 on April 2, 2009 versus Cleveland.
*JaVale McGee is averaging 12.8 points and 6.8 rebounds in his last four games. McGee has scored 10 or more points in four consecutive games for the first time in his career.
*Mike Miller is averaging 16.2 points, 8.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists in his last six games.
*Wizards-Golden State connections...Wizards swingman Mike Miller scored a career high 45 points on February 21, 2007 against Golden State.
WARRIORS PROBABLE STARTERS
#55 Reggie Williams
Forward, 6-6, 210 lbs
2009-10 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
14.9
4.0
2.6
#50 Corey Maggette
Forward, 6-6, 225 lbs
2009-10 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
20.2
5.4
2.4
#21 Ronny Turiaf
Center, 6-10, 247 lbs
2009-10 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
5.1
4.9
2.0
#22 Anthony Morrow
Guard, 6-5, 210 lbs
2009-10 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
13.2
3.8
1.5
#30 Stephen Curry
Guard, 6-3, 185 lbs
2009-10 STATS
PPG
RPG
APG
16.6
4.3
5.8