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Indiana Pacers (13-9, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (3-20, 14th in the Eastern Conference)

Washington; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Washington aims to end its six-game slide when the Wizards play Indiana.

The Wizards are 2-18 against Eastern Conference opponents. Washington is 0-15 against opponents over .500.

The Pacers are 11-8 against conference opponents. Indiana is the league leader with 30.3 assists per game led by Tyrese Haliburton averaging 11.8.

The Wizards average 12.0 made 3-pointers per game this season, 2.0 more made shots on average than the 10.0 per game the Pacers give up. The Pacers average 14.5 made 3-pointers per game this season, 1.5 more made shots on average than the 13.0 per game the Wizards give up.

The two teams square off for the second time this season. The Pacers defeated the Wizards 143-120 in their last matchup on Oct. 25. Bruce Brown led the Pacers with 24 points, and Kyle Kuzma led the Wizards with 25 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kuzma is averaging 23 points, six rebounds and 4.4 assists for the Wizards. Jordan Poole is averaging 14.6 points over the past 10 games for Washington.

Brown is shooting 46.8% and averaging 12.4 points for the Pacers. Haliburton is averaging 4.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Indiana.

LAST 10 GAMES: Wizards: 1-9, averaging 116.7 points, 39.9 rebounds, 27.7 assists, 6.9 steals and 4.8 blocks per game while shooting 48.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 130.3 points per game.

Pacers: 6-4, averaging 131.7 points, 38.8 rebounds, 30.4 assists, 8.1 steals and 6.7 blocks per game while shooting 52.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 127.6 points.

INJURIES: Wizards: Johnny Davis: out (calf), Landry Shamet: out (rib), Ryan Rollins: out (knee), Delon Wright: out (knee).

Pacers: Andrew Nembhard: out (knee), Jalen Smith: out (knee/heel).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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