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Wizards at Nuggets preview: Can Washington beat Denver again?

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Washington pulled off a big win last week against them. They can do it again tomorrow.

NBA: Denver Nuggets at Washington Wizards Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Wizards stringed together five (5!) wins, only to succumb to the Clippers on the rough end of a back-to-back, after an overtime win on the first night. Was that a fluke due to the back-to-back? This rematch with the Denver Nuggets offers a chance to evaluate.

Game Info

When: Thursday, Feb. 25 at 9 p.m. ET

Where: Pepsi Center, Denver

How to watch: NBC Sports Washington Altitude

Injury Report

Wizards: Thomas Bryant (Out)

Nuggets: Paul Milsap, Gary Harris, PJ Dozier (Out), JaMychal Green (Day-To-Day)

Pregame notes

The Wizards want to get back to winning — The trade-deadline is almost around the corner... To quiet the Beal trade rumors the Wizards want to arrive to the deadline as close to .500 as possible.

Is Westbrook back on track? — For a few games, Russ has been better and seemingly healthy. But now he just played tough back-to-back games in L.A. It will be interesting to see how he handles this workload.

The battle of the Euro backup guards — For Eurohoopers, it will be interesting to see who wins the backup guard battle, Campazzo or Neto.

Flashback: Bertans vs. Murray each go for 35

Just a week ago when the two teams met, Murray had 35 points on 25 shots, while Bertans had 35 on 11 shots. Wow. Definitely worth a rematch, and I bet Bertans won’t see much daylight in the Mile High City.