The Washington Wizards (1-10) welcome the Philadelphia 76ers (8-3) to the Verizon Center Saturday evening, looking to avenge a 30 point trouncing at the hands of Philadelphia on Friday night. In the first game of the home-and-home, Philadelphia defeated Washington 120-89, as the Wizards allowed the 76ers to shoot 55.3 percent from the floor and 12 of 18 from behind the three point line.
Since earning their first victory of the year over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday, Washington has dropped two straight games, scoring just 64 points in a loss to Chicago and then totaling just 58 points through three quarters on their way to Friday night's dismal loss. The Wizards are last in the NBA in scoring, mustering just 84.1 points per game. For the third time in five games Washington had more turnovers than assists.
Second-year point guard John Wall has struggled or the Wizards this year. Wall scored just seven points Friday night, and had five turnovers. Wall is averaging just nine points on 30 percent shooting over his last four games.
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