The Wizards have lost three straight at home since their last win on New Year's Day Friday against the Orlando Magic. Now, they hope to start another win streak by beating the Magic one last time on Saturday.
Time and Where
7 p.m. ET at the Amway Center.
TV and Radio
You can watch the game on CSN and listen to the radio via WNEW 99.1 FM if you're in the D.C. area. In the Orlando area, tune into Fox Sports Florida, and listen to the radio on ESPN 580 FM or Salsa 98.1 FM for a Spanish feed.
Outside of the D.C., Orlando areas, and worldwide, tune into NBA League Pass.
For the Wizards, Kris Humphries (knee), DeJuan Blair (knee) are questionable. Bradley Beal (lower right leg) and Alan Anderson (ankle) are out.
For the Magic, C.J. Watson (calf) is out.
Will the Wizards win?
Washington has won all three previous meetings against Orlando so they have the Magic's number -- and they lost four in a row before beating the Nets last night. But Wizards losing streaks seem to be more contagious.
I predict ... Wizards lose in a close game but John Wall and Marcin Gortat will continue to produce at a high level.
Most likely Wizards Killer of the Night: Mario Hezonja
Hezonja averages 4.3 points a game and shoots 41.1 percent from three for the season while playing 13 minutes a game. Against the Wizards, he averaged just 6.3 points a game, but he made 55.6 percent fo his threes and played over 19 minutes a game. He didn't attempt a three against Washington on New Year's Day, but that's likely going to change tonight.
Sure, he's not a starter, but sometimes Wizards Killers are bench players who just erupt when you don't expect it. Hezonja may just do that tonight.