Bobcats at Wizards
7 p.m., Verizon Center
TV: SportSouth. Radio: WFNZ-AM 610.
|Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg||Pos, Player||Ppg||Rpg|
|G, K. Walker||17.9||4.3||G, J. Wall||19.7||4.2|
|G, G. Henderson||14.6||4.1||G, B. Beal||17.0||3.7|
|F, M. Kidd-Gilchrist||7.4||4.8||F, T. Ariza||15.2||6.4|
|F, J. McRoberts||8.5||4.9||F, T. Booker||6.4||5.6|
|C, A. Jefferson||21.3||10.3||C, M. Gortat||12.7||9.0|
Matchup to Watch
Kemba Walker vs. John Wall: For the second straight game Walker is matched against one of the NBA’s most explosive point guards. Walker did just fine against Denver’s Ty Lawson Monday.
• There was a huge sense of urgency that the Wizards make the playoffs this season. They demonstrated that with the early trade forMarcin Gortat
because they couldn’t wait forEmeka Okafor
’s recovery from a neck injury. Recently they traded for point guardAndre Miller
and signed big manDrew Gooden
• The Bobcats are 1-8 this season within the Southeast Division (sole victory over Orlando). This is the first of three remaining games against the Wizards.
• The Bobcats hope to get back shooting guardGerald Henderson
, who has missed five games with a calf strain.
• The Wizards have been without big manNene
, who is suffering from a severe knee sprain.
Did you know?
Bad as the Bobcats have been within their division, they have a combined 18-10 record against the Atlantic and Central divisions.