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Wizards at Clippers: TV, live stream and radio info, things to watch

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Wizards at Clippers: TV, live stream and radio info, things to watch

Bradley Beal, Otto Porter, Kelly Oubre and the Washington Wizards battle DeAndre Jordan, Danilo Gallinari, Lou Williams and the L.A. Clippers on Sunday afternoon.

Here is all you need to know: TV, live stream and radio info, tip-off time, plus three things to watch…

WASHINGTON WIZARDS AT LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS

Where: Staples Center
Tip-off: 3:30 p.m.
TV: NBC Sports Washington (coverage begins at 2:30 p.m.)
Live stream: NBCSportsWashington.com
Online with no cable TV: fuboTV (try for free)
Radio: 1500 AM

Three things to watch...

Wall is getting close

Saturday marks exactly two weeks since John Wall had platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment and viscosupplementation injections in his left knee and at the time was prescribed a recovery timeline of approximately two weeks. By that timeline, he should be very close to returning and in recent days he has been able to ramp up his rehab to the point where he participated in a full practice with the Wizards on Friday.

Wall is not expected to play against the Clippers, but this could be the Wizards' last game without him. They have been managing relatively well without him in the lineup. The Wizards are 4-3 since his knee procedures and 5-4 overall without him this season.

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Beal is on a roll

Bradley Beal continued to light it up against the Suns on Thursday and could have had more than the 34 points he amassed. After dropping 51 on the Blazers on Tuesday, Beal had 30 points entering the fourth quarter in Phoenix. He has hit the 30-point mark for the second straight game for the fifth time in his career. One more and he matches his career-best streak of three games set on Nov. 5.

Not to get too far ahead of things, but just in case anyone is wondering, the franchise record for most consecutive 30-point games is seven held by Earl 'The Pearl' Monroe who accomplished the feat back in 1968. 

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Clippers are banged up

It has been a tough season so far for the Clippers who are missing two of their best players in Patrick Beverley, who is done for the season, and Blake Griffin, who is out several months. They have also been playing without Milos Teodosic, a talented rookie point guard.

Add it all up and the Clippers have been one of the NBA's worst teams in the past month. After starting the season 5-2, they are 3-13 in their last 16 games. That stretch includes a four-game losing streak and a 13-game losing streak. All three of their wins were in a row. The Wizards have no business losing this game, even without Wall in their lineup.

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5 must-see moments from Wizards' tough loss to Bucks including John Wall's circus shot

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5 must-see moments from Wizards' tough loss to Bucks including John Wall's circus shot

Here are the five best plays or moments from the Wizards' 104-95 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday afternoon...

1. John Wall came out swinging in the first half with 22 points, 16 of them in the first quarter alone. 

This was one of his best plays. Wall split two defenders and then flipped it in off the glass:

Wall finished with 27 points, nine assists, four rebounds, three steals and two blocks. 

2. Kelly Oubre, Jr. led the Wizards' bench with 19 points, five rebounds and a block. He missed on this play, but nearly dunked on Giannis Antetokounmpo. That would have been something:

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3. Oubre did get this one to go down. He popped a three at the buzzer to end the third quarter:

4. Wall had some nice passes including this alley-oop lob to Tomas Satoransky. Sato got way up there:

Satoransky also threw down this alley-oop pass earlier thrown by Bradley Beal:

5. This last play was by the Bucks and it was not something you see every day. Antetokounmpo fired an assist through his legs like a longsnapper:

The Wizards lost a close one. Now they head to Charlotte to begin a five-game road trip.

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On MLK Day, John Wall wonders what King would think about race relations under President Trump

On MLK Day, John Wall wonders what King would think about race relations under President Trump

John Wall spoke at length over the summer about race relations in the United States following the violence in Charlottesville in August orchestrated by white supremacists.

Following the Wizards' game against the Bucks on Martin Luther King, Jr. day on Monday, Wall was asked about the subject again.

Wall does not believe improvements have made in the last few months with President Donald Trump in office and he wonders how King would react if he were alive to see the current state of America.

"I think he still wouldn't be satisfied. We're still dealing with it. I think it got better for a little period of time, but with the new president we have I think things are going backwards. We've been dealing with it the last couple of years. There are some things we still need to figure out," Wall said.

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The Wizards play on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day every year and Wizards players cherish the tradition. It is not lost on Wall that he plays in Washington, D.C. where King made his famous 'I Have A Dream' speech and led the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963.

“That’s just an honor and a blessing," Wall said.

"We are all still sticking to what he had with this dream, and we are just trying to get everything to be right with it. To be able to play in this city is an honor."

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Wall says he tries to embody King's dream in his own life. King helped lead the civil rights movement that paved the way for equal rights and Wall, an African-American, has much to thank for those who fought. Every American does.

Wall says he wants to make King proud.

“I just hope that he appreciates what I’m doing. I’m doing myself very well. I hope he’s thankful for what I’m doing. I’m striving to be a better African-American athlete, and just as a person first of all – I think that’s the most important thing," he said.

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