Washington Wizards (12-44) At Charlotte Bobcats (7-47)
Monday, April 9, 2012
-Monday’s game is the third of four meetings between the Washington Wizards and Charlotte Bobcats. The two teams will meet again on April 23rd in Washington. The Wizards currently lead the season series, 2-0.
-Last game versus New Jersey...The Wizards lost to the Charlotte Bobcats, 110-98, on April 6th in New Jersey...John Wall led the Wizards with 18 points, six rebounds and four assists...Roger Mason scored 15 points on 6-of-9 from the field...Kevin Seraphin scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds...James Singleton scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds.
-Last time versus Charlotte...The Wizards captured their first road victory of season, defeating the Charlotte Bobcats, 102-99, on January 28th at Time Warner Cable Arena...JaVale McGee led the Wizards with 22 points, 10 rebounds and five blocks...Nick Young scored 21 points...Trevor Booker scored a season-high 16 points on a perfect shooting night (6-of-6 from the field, 4-of-4 from the free-throw line)...John Wall scored 13 points and had a season-high tying 10 assists...The Wizards shot .526 percent from the field marking the first time this season they have shot over .500 percent from the field.
-John Wall passed the 1,000 career assist mark in Detroit (4/5). Wall became the sixth fastest player in NBA history (124 games) to reach the 2,000 point/1,000 assist plateau.
FASTEST TO 2,000 POINTS/1,000 ASSISTS
1. Oscar Robertson 98
2. Damon Stoudamire 112
3. Tim Hardaway 116
4. Phil Ford 122
5. Chris Paul 123
6. John Wall 124
-Kevin Seraphin is averaging 16.0 points and 7.6 rebounds in his five games during the month of April.
-Wizards-Bobcats connections...Bobcats Owner Michael Jordan was the Wizards president of basketball operations from 2000-2001 before deciding to come out of retirement and play for the team from 2001-2003…Wizards guard Jordan Crawford and Bobcats forward Derrick Brown played together at Xavier in 2008-2009.