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Wizards at Bulls preview: Washington travels to Chicago, looking for second-straight win

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After beating the Orlando Magic on Saturday, the Washington Wizards are looking to build some momentum heading into a match-up with the Chicago Bulls in the Windy City.

This is the first meeting this season between the Wizards and the team they eliminated from the 2014 NBA Playoffs.

Game Info

When: Monday, January 11, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.

Where: The United Center in Chicago, Illinois

Watch on: CSN-Mid Atlantic if you're in the DMV. CSN-Chicago for the folks in the Midwest. League Pass for everyone else.

Listen to: 99.1 FM - WNEW

Injury Report

Bradley Beal (ankle) and Alan Anderson (fibula) are still out for the Wizards while Kris Humphries (knee) and Nene (triceps) are questionable. It looks like Marcin Gortat's blood-squirting ear won't affect his ability to play on Monday.

UPDATE: But it appears Gortat's knee may cause some issues:

For the Bulls, Mike Dunleavy (back) is out. Joakim Noah will play tonight.

Most Likely Wizards Killer

Bulls' rookie power forward Bobby Portis has been on a tear lately and his superb play have led many to speculate whether the Bulls might trade a big man or two at the trade deadline. He didn't play well in his last game, but in the six games before that - all wins for the Bulls - he averaged 10 points and eight rebounds per contest.

If Nene and Humphries can't go, Portis could take advantage of the smaller players at the 4-spot for the Wizards and gobble up rebounds while scoring with ease in the paint.