Washington Wizards (11-37) Vs. Detroit Pistons (16-32)
Monday, March 26, 2012
-Tonight’s game is the second of three match-ups between the Washington Wizards and Detroit Pistons. The Wizards currently lead the season series, 1-0.
-Last game versus Boston Celtics...The Wizards were defeated by the Boston Celtics, 88-76, last night at TD Garden in Boston...Jordan Crawford led the Wizards with 20 points...Kevin Seraphin recorded his second career double-double with a career-high 15 points and 11 rebounds...John Wall scored 12 points and had nine assists...Chris Singleton added 11 points...Avery Bradley led the Celtics with 23 points.
-Last time versus Detroit…The Wizards defeated the Detroit Pistons, 98-77, on February 12th at The Palace of Auburn Hills...JaVale McGee scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds...Nick Young scored 22 points on 8-of-13 from the field...John Wall scored nine points and dished out a career-high tying 15 assists...Jan Vesely tallied 10 points, eight rebounds, three blocks, two assists and two blocks...Rashard Lewis added 10 points.
-Jordan Crawford has scored 20 or more points in five consecutive games for the first time in his career. Crawford is the first Wizard to score 20 or more points in five consecutive games this season.
-Crawford is averaging 17.2 points per game in 15 games since the All-Star break. Crawford is averaging 15.9 points per game in 16 starts this season.
-Nene is averaging 16.3 points, 8.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 1.3 blocks in three games with the Wizards. He has posted two double-doubles in his first three games.
-John Wall is averaging 19.7 points, 11.3 assists and 5.3 rebounds in three career games versus the Pistons.
-In their last seven games, the Wizards are holding opponents to 92.1 points per game.
-The Wizards have not allowed an opponent to score 100 points or more in their last five games. The last time the Wizards held their opponents to under 100 points in five consecutive games was December 16-26 of 2010.
-Wizards-Pistons connections...Pistons forward Greg Monroe played at Georgetown University for two seasons (2008-10)…Wizards forward Maurice Evans appeared in 80 games for the Pistons during the 2005-06 season…Wizards guard Jordan Crawford was born in Detroit and attended Detroit’s Communication and Media Arts High School before transferring to play one year at Hargrave Military Academy in Virginia.