Washington Wizards (25-33, 10th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (20-39, 13th in the Western Conference)
Oklahoma City; Friday, 8 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Washington seeks to keep its six-game win streak alive when the Wizards take on Oklahoma City.
The Thunder have gone 9-20 in home games. Oklahoma City is third in the league with 36.2 defensive rebounds per game led by Darius Bazley averaging 6.7.
The Wizards are 11-17 on the road. Washington is 9-4 in games decided by 3 points or fewer.
The teams meet for the second time this season. The Wizards won 119-107 in the last matchup on April 19. Bradley Beal led Washington with 30 points, and Bazley led Oklahoma City with 26 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ty Jerome ranks second on the Thunder with 3.7 assists and scores 9.9 points per game. Moses Brown is averaging 8.8 rebounds and 8.9 points per game over the last 10 games for Oklahoma City.
Davis Bertans leads the Wizards averaging 3.0 made 3-pointers while scoring 11.7 points per game and shooting 40.4% from beyond the arc. Russell Westbrook is averaging 14.2 rebounds and 21 points per game over the last 10 games for Washington.
LAST 10 GAMES: Thunder: 0-10, averaging 104.3 points, 48.3 rebounds, 22 assists, 6.9 steals and 4.4 blocks per game while shooting 44.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 120.7 points on 46.7% shooting.
Wizards: 8-2, averaging 117.1 points, 48.4 rebounds, 26.8 assists, 7.7 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 48.8% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 112.8 points on 45.5% shooting.
INJURIES: Thunder: Gabriel Deck: out (not with team), Josh Hall: out (knee), Aleksej Pokusevski: day to day (illness), Mike Muscala: out (ankle), Isaiah Roby: day to day (toe), Shai Gilgeous-Alexander: out (foot), Luguentz Dort: out (hip).
Wizards: Deni Avdija: out for season (leg), Thomas Bryant: out for season (left knee), Rui Hachimura: out (knee).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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