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Wizards at Bulls GameThread: Satoransky, McClellan start in place of Wall and Beal

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It's gonna be a long night.

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2016-17 NBA Season
vs.
November 12, 2016
United Center
8 p.m. ET
CSN Plus, Federal News Radio 1500 AM Washington Wizards App
Projected Starting Lineups
Rajon Rondo PG Tomas Satoransky
Dwyane Wade SG Sheldon McClellan
Jimmy Butler SF Otto Porter
Taj Gibson PF Markieff Morris
Robin Lopez C Marcin Gortat
2016-17 Advanced Stats
95.4 (21st)
Pace 95.7 (20th)
111.4 (3rd)
ORtg 103.7 (19th)
106.4 (16th)
DRtg 107.2 (22nd)
Also see: Blog a Bull

On Saturday afternoon, Candace Buckner of The Washington Post announced that Bradley Beal will sit out tonight's game against the Bulls. Beal suffered a hamstring injury on Wednesday during the Wizards' game against the Celtics and hasn't played since.

In Beal's place, we'll see rookie Sheldon McClellan get the nod. He'll be alongside Tomas Satoransky, who gets his second career start.

It was previously announced that John Wall would sit out one game in back-to-back situations. Since he played yesterday against the Cavaliers, he's not playing tonight per rehab protocol.

There may be light at the end of the tunnel as it pertains to Wall not playing both games in back to back situations. He may be cleared to play back to back games before long:

But for now, it's still gonna be tough times in D.C. This is a blowout waiting to happen. But I'll be thrilled if it's competitive.