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Wizards vs. Clippers preview: Washington looks to bounce back against Los Angeles on Tuesday

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The Wizards lost on Monday, but they won’t let that bring them down.

2019 Las Vegas Summer League - Washington Wizards v Brooklyn Nets
Rui Hachimura is ready to keep things going against the Clippers on Tuesday.
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The Wizards are back in action Tuesday night and will look to shake of their first loss of the Las Vegas Summer League as they take on the Los Angeles Clippers.

This will be the first time the Wizards face off against the new look Clippers with their latest acquisitions in Kawhi Leonard and Paul George ... oh wait.

Game Info

When: Tuesday, July 9, at 11:30 p.m. ET

Where: Thomas and Mack Center, Las Vegas, NV

How to watch: NBA TV

Troy Brown looks more and more comfortable — It’s been night and day so far between this year’s Summer League performance and last year’s for Troy Brown. The numbers back it up as the second-year player has averaged 17 points to go along with 12 rebounds through two games. Brown looks much more poised and it shows as he’s knocked down 40 percent of his field goal attempts in his hometown of Las Vegas.

The one bugaboo so far for Brown has been his three-point shooting as he’s knocked down just one three on six attempts through the two games. Regardless, you’ve got to be pleased with what we’ve seen so far from Brown.

Rui Hachimura hopes for a better start — After a couple of rocky starts in both games, Hachimura will look for a strong start out of the gates. He’s shown so far that he can be an offensive threat both from close in and in the midrange, he just hasn’t found his shot from deep. Hachimura said himself that he needs to work on his three-ball if he wants to see significant playing time this upcoming season so don’t be surprised if he lets a few more fly from three.

We get our second look at Mo Wagner — Wagner was solid in his Wizards debut scoring 8 points on 4-of-10 shooting. The only thing is, outside of one blocked shot, he didn’t tally another stat in 16 minutes of play. The Wizards will need to see a bit more from Wagner considering he’ll likely be fighting for one of the last few regular season roster spots.