Washington visits Oklahoma City on 3-game road skid
Washington Wizards (11-7, fourth in Eastern Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (6-12, 12th in Western Conference)
Oklahoma City; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Washington hits the road against Oklahoma City looking to end their three-game slide.
The Thunder are 4-5 at home. Oklahoma City is last in the Western Conference with just 20.3 assists per game led by Josh Giddey with a 5.8 GAA.
The Wizards left 4-5 away from home. Washington is fifth in the Eastern Conference, allowing just 105.0 points while keeping its opponents 43.4 percent from shots.
BEST PERFORMERS: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scores 20.4 points per game with 5.1 rebounds and 4.4 assists for the Thunder. Luguentz Dort are averaging 20.4 points and 5.0 rebounds while shooting 47.1 percent in the last 10 games for Oklahoma City.
Bradley Beal is averaging 23.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and 5.8 assists for the Wizards. Montrezl Harrell is averaging 16.4 points over the last 10 games for Washington.
LAST 10 GAMES: Thunder: 4-6, average 99.8 points, 50.7 rebounds, 20.6 assists, 6.7 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 40.8% from the field . Their opponents average 103.9 points per game.
Wizards: 6-4, averaging 101.4 points, 46.4 rebounds, 25.1 assists, 6.4 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Their opponents average 101.2 points.
INJURIES: Thunder: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: out (ankle).
Wizards: Rui Hachimura: absent (not with the team), Thomas Bryant: absent (left knee).