The final game of the Wednesday night NBA schedule will feature a matchup between the Washington Wizards and the LA Clippers. The Wizards (29-34) are five games below .500 on the road and trail Atlanta by 1.5 games for tenth place in the East. On Sunday, Washington shot 52 percent from the field en route to a 133-123 home victory versus Indiana.
Kristaps Porzingis made a successful Washington team debut with 25 points (7-12 FG) and five rebounds. Kyle Kuzma contributed 23 points, eight assists, and five rebounds for the Wizards.
The LA Clippers have dropped consecutive games and are sitting comfortably in eighth place in the Western Conference standings. Last night, LA managed just 36 points during the first half of a 112-97 road loss against Golden State. The Clippers (34-33) missed 27 of their 39 three-point attempts and shot 36 percent overall.
Veteran F Nicolas Batum led seven LA players in double figures with 17 points (6-11 FG) and six rebounds. Reggie Jackson missed 12 of his 14 field goal attempts and finished with five points for the Clippers.