Washington Wizards (9-30) @ San Antonio Spurs (26-13)
Monday, March 12, 2012
-Tonight’s game marks the only meeting of the season between the Washington Wizards and San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs won last season’s series, 2-0.
-Last game versus Portland...The Wizards fell to the Portland Trail Blazers, 110-99, on March 10th at Verizon Center...John Wall led the Wizards with 25 points, eight assists and four rebounds...JaVale McGee scored 15 points on 7-of-10 from the field...Chris Singleton scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds...Nick Young added 10 points off of the bench.
-John Wall ranks fifth in the NBA in assists per game (9.2 apg) since the All-Star break.
-Wall is averaging 20.8 points, 9.2 assists and 4.2 rebounds in six games since the All-Star break.
-Trevor Booker is averaging 12.8 points and 10.2 rebounds in six games since the All-Star break.
-Jordan Crawford is 5 points shy of 1,000 career points.
-JaVale McGee is three blocks shy of 100 blocks on the season.
-Wall is 20 assists shy of 900 career assists.
-Wizards-Spurs connections...Wizards guard Roger Mason Jr. spent two full seasons with the Spurs (2008-2010) where he averaged 9.0 points, 1.9 assists, and 2.6 rebounds per game…Spurs guard Gary Neal is a native of Baltimore, MD, and played collegiately at Towson University.