Trail Blazers look to right the road trip
Blazers looks to snap losing streak
This game marks the halfway point of the Trail Blazers' six-game road trip. Portland dropped the first two contests with losses to the Lakers and Timberwolves. It's the first time this season that the Blazers have dropped consecutive games. Portland currently holds a 10-5 overall record and a 3-3 record on the road.
The Blazers will try to even up the season series against the Wizards on Sunday. Washington took game one with a 125-124 overtime win at Moda Center on October 22nd. Markieff Morris led the way for the Wizards with 28 points and nine rebounds while Damian Lillard scored 29 points, and had eight rebounds and eight assists in the loss.
Washington is coming off a 115-104 loss to the Nets Friday night, which ended a season-best three-game winning streak. In the loss, Dwight Howard had a season-high 25 points and 17 rebounds. Bradley Beal added 20 points and six rebounds. The Wizards are allowing 116.7 points per game, which is currently the second most in the NBA. Washington is now 5-10 on the season and 3-4 at home.
For the Trail Blazers, Seth Curry (right knee) and Maurice Harkless (left knee) are out for Sunday's game at Washington.
The Wizards have listed Thomas Bryant (G League), Jordan McRae (G League) and Devin Robinson (G League) as out for Sunday's contest.
Blazers vs. Wizards Recent History
Sunday's game is the second of two meetings between the Blazers and Wizards this season. Washington beat the Blazers 125-124 in overtime back in October. In the win for the Wizards, Markieff Morris made a career-high six three-pointers and finished with 28 points.
Washington has beat Portland four of the last five meetings.
At the Capital One Arena, the Wizards lead the series, 33-23.
Where to Watch: NBC Sports Northwest
Tip-Off Time: 3:00 p.m.
NBCS NW Coverage: Blazers Outsiders Pregame Show (2:00 p.m.), Blazers Outsiders Postgame Show (immediately after the game)
Point Spread: Portland -1
Radio: 620AM Rip City Radio