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Wizards vs. 76ers preview: Washington looks for third preseason win as they travel to Philly

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Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

Game Info

Where and when: The Washington Wizards take on the Philadelphia 76ers Friday night at 7:00 p.m. at Wells Fargo Arena in Philadelphia.

TV: The game is available on CSN Mid-Atlantic and CSN Philadelphia.

Radio: You can join the #radioparty on 99.1 WNEW.

Injury report: Jared Dudley and Alan Anderson are out as they continue to recover from surgery. Martell Webster and Garrett Temple worked out on Thursday but did not take part in contact drills Thursday so they're presumably out for tonight as well. DeJuan Blair did practice, so perhaps we'll see him for the first time since the Wizards' preseason opener last week.

Jahlil Okafor is out for the 76ers.

Storylines we're watching

How will the Wizards fare against a team that's already faced them? There's been a lot of talk about the Wizards' new system and the results have been nice so far. But a lot of systems look great up until other coaches have a chance to break down the game film and come up with a strategy to slow it down.

Granted, the 76ers may not be the best team to test out how the Wizards perform against someone that's already faced them, but if the Wizards offense looks considerably worse tonight, there might be reason for mild concern, in a fourth preseason game kinda way.

Can training camp invites take advantage of playing time? Look, it's still going to be an uphill battle for Josh Harrellson or Toure' Murry to make the final roster, since the Wizards already have 15 guaranteed rosters on the books. That said, it's not like the Wizards haven't eaten salary before, and if either Harrellson or Murry can make a strong impression, they just might get the Wizards to think about paying out if they think either serve as an upgrade.

The good news for both Harrellson and Murry is they've had plenty of in-game opportunities to show off their skills with all the injuries the Wizards have dealt with in the preseason. We'll see if they can continue to build on that in Philadelphia.