Washington Wizards (15-46) Vs. Milwaukee Bucks (29-31)
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
-Wednesday’s game is the fourth and final meeting of the season between the Washington Wizards and Milwaukee Bucks. The Bucks currently lead the season series, 3-0.
-Last game versus Chicago...The Wizards defeated the Chicago Bulls, 87-84, on April 16th in Chicago...Kevin Seraphin lead the Wizards with 21 points, 13 rebounds and five blocks...John Wall scored 16 points and had five assists...Maurice Evans scored 14 points on 5-of-8 from the field...Richard Hamilton led the Bulls with 22 points.
-Last time versus Milwaukee…The Wizards were defeated by the Milwaukee Bucks, 112-98, on April 2nd at Verizon Center...The Wizards were led by Jordan Crawford who tallied 23 points, six assists and five rebounds...Kevin Seraphin scored 15 points on 7-of-14 from the field...John Wall scored 14 points to go along with nine assists and six rebounds...Jan Vesely scored a career-high 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds...Brandon Jennings led the Bucks with 19 points.
-Kevin Seraphin has scored 10 or more points in 10 consecutive starts at center. The last Washington player to score 10 or more points in 10 consecutive starts at center was Gheorghe Muresan. Muresan scored 10 or more points in 16 consecutive starts during the 1995-96 season. Seraphin has scored 10 or more points in 11 straight games overall.
-Seraphin is averaging 16.2 points, 7.7 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game in 10 games during the month of April.
-Jordan Crawford is averaging 22.0 points and 4.0 assists in three games versus the Bucks this season.
-Wizards-Bucks connections...Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld was the Bucks General Manager for four years prior to joining the Wizards; a stint that included three playoff berths, a trip to the 2001 Eastern Conference Finals… Wizards assistant coach Sam Cassell played for the Bucks from 1998-2003…Bucks guard Shaun Livingston appeared in 26 games for the Wizards during the 2009-10 season and averaged 9.2 points and 4.5 assists per game.