The Detroit Pistons are coming in hot on MLK Day, looking for their third straight road win with Derrick Rose in action while Griffin and Kennard are sidelined.
However, the Wizards lead this series 2-1 and are eager to win this matinee after a a tough 140-111 loss in Toronto Thursday night.
After recent frustrations with losing "winnable games," Bradley Beal was held to just 14 points in 23 minutes. Can Beal and company come back strong in the district on Monday?
WIZARDS vs. PISTONS HOW TO WATCH
What: Washington Wizards vs. Detroit Pistons
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.
When: 2:00 p.m. ET
TV Channel: Wizards vs. Pistons will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington (NBC Sports Channel Finder)
Live Stream: You can live stream Wizards vs. Pistons on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page and on the NBC Sports App.
Radio: Wizards Radio Network, 1500 AM
WIZARDS vs. PISTONS TV SCHEDULE
1:00 PM: Wizards Outsiders (LIVE)
1:30 PM: Wizards Pregame Live (LIVE)
2:00 PM: Wizards vs. Pistons (LIVE)
4:30 PM: Wizards Postgame Live (LIVE)
5:00 PM: D.C. Sports Live (LIVE)
5:30 PM: Wizards Talk (LIVE)
WIZARDS vs. PISTONS INJURY REPORT:
Wizards: John Wall (OUT, Left Achilles), Rui Hachimura (OUT, Groin), Jordan McRae (Day-to-day, ankle), Garrison Mathews (OUT, Ankle), Anzejs Tasecniks (Day-to-day, Ankle)
Pistons: Blake Griffin (OUT, Left Knee), Khyri Thomas (OUT, Foot), Luke Kennard (OUT, Knee), Reggie Jackson (OUT, Back)
WIZARDS vs. PISTONS PLAYERS TO WATCH
Bradley Beal, G, Wizards (27.2 ppg, 4.6 rpg, 6.4 apg): While he was stifled against the Raptors, Beal averages 24 points and 33.3% from 3 vs Detroit.
Derrick Rose, PG, Pistons (18.3 ppg, 2.4 rpg, 5.9 apg): Rose notched 27 points and nine assists in 136-103 victory over Atlanta Hawks. He averages 18.5 ppg and 50% from the field vs the Wizards.
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