Washington takes on Milwaukee on a 5-game slip
Washington Wizards (23-26, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Milwaukee Bucks (31-21, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Milwaukee; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Washington is looking to end its five-game slide with a win over Milwaukee.
The Bucks went 20-16 against Eastern Conference teams. Milwaukee ranks eighth in the league in shooting 35.9 percent from downtown, led by Lindell Wigginton in shooting 100.0 percent from 3-point range.
The Wizards are 16-16 in Eastern Conference play. Washington is bottom of the league with 8.6 quick break points per game.
The two teams are meeting for the second time this season. The Wizards beat the Bucks 101-94 in their last game on November 7. Bradley Beal led the Wizards with 30 points and Giannis Antetokounmpo led the Bucks with 29 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Grayson Allen is averaging 2.6 3-pointers per game for the Bucks, scoring 11.8 points while shooting 39.2 percent from beyond the arc. Antetokounmpo is averaging 28.8 points, 11.2 rebounds and 5.8 assists over Milwaukee’s last 10 games.
Beal is averaging 23.2 points and 6.6 assists for the Wizards. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is averaging 1.7 3-pointers over Washington’s last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Bucks: 5-5, averaged 110.2 points, 45.8 rebounds, 23.4 assists, 7.8 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 45.0 percent from the field . Their opponents are averaging 111.6 points per game.
Wizards: 4-6, averaging 108.3 points, 44.8 rebounds, 24.7 assists, 4.8 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 45.9 percent from the field. Their opponents average 111.2 points.
INJURIES: Bucks: George Hill: out (neck), Brook Lopez: out (back).
Assistants: None listed.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.