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Wizards vs. Spurs: Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, How to Watch

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Wizards vs. Spurs: Time, TV Channel, Live Stream, How to Watch

The Wizards prepare to take on San Antonio Spurs Friday night. 

On the court, the Wizards continue life without All-Star point guard John Wall, done for the season with a heel injury. However, Beal has stepped up to the plate becoming the 21st player in NBA history to score 4,000 points, grad 400 rebounds, and dish out 400 assists in a season. 

The Spurs, meanwhile, are competing for position at the bottom of the West, looking to avoid a first round matchup with the Warriors. The Spurs have the league’s seventh-best offense at 111.9 points per 100 possessions, the fourth-best assist-to-turnover ratio (2.02), and arguably one of the greatest coaches in NBA history.

Both teams are coming off of a lost. The Wizards fell short in a close match up to the Bulls (115-114) and the Spurs lost to the Nuggets (113-85).

The Wizards face the Spurs on Friday, April 5th at 7:00 p.m. at Capital One Arena and will be braodcast on NBC Sports Washington.

WIZARDS vs. SPURS PRESEASON HOW TO WATCH

What: San Antonio Spurs at Washington Wizards, 2018-19 NBA Regular Season Game 

Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.

When: 7:00 p.m. ET

TV Channel: The Spurs at Wizards game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington (Channel Finder).

Live Stream: You can live stream Wizards vs. Spurs on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page and on the NBC Sports App.

Radio: Wizards Radio Network, 1500 AM

WIZARDS vs. SPURS TV SCHEDULE

6:00 PM: Wizards Outsiders

6:30 PM: Wizards Pregame Live

7:00 PM: Spurs at Wizards (Regular broadcast on NBC Sports Washington, Predict the Game broadcast on NBC Sports Washington Plus)

9:30 PM: Wizards Postgame Live

10:00 PM: Wizards Outsiders

WIZARDS vs. SPURS INJURY REPORT:

Wizards: Dwight Howard (Out, aggravated gluteal soreness), John Wall (Out, left Achilles tendon tear), Trevor Ariza (Out, left groin strain), Devin Robinson (Questionable, left hip strain), Jabari Parker (Out, left knee sprain)

Spurs: Dejounte Murray (Out, right ACL tear)

WIZARDS vs. SPURS PLAYERS TO WATCH

Bradley Beal, SG, Wizards (25.9 ppg, 5.1 rpg, 5.5 apg): Beal has assumed alpha status for Washington with John Wall out for the year, and he has stepped up big-time, averaging just nearly 25 points per contest in the last few games. Beal has also recently became the 21st player in NBA history to score 4,000 points, grab 400 rebounds, and dish out 400 assists in a season. Beal is determined to reach 26 points per game. 

Bobby Portis, PF, Wizards (14.3 ppg, 8.0 rpg, 1.4 apg): Portis dominated in Wednesday’s game against the Bulls dropping 20 points, 10 rebounds, two steals, two blocks and one assist. He reached his career-high 13th double-double in only 24 minutes. Although he remains inconsistent, he is definitely going to be a key factor against the Spurs. 

DeMar DeRozan, SG, Spurs (21.4 ppg, 6.1 rpg, 6.2 apg): DeRozan's aggressive offense has definitely been carrying the Spurs throughout the season. In the Spurs game against the Hawks DeRozan had 29 points. For the Wizards, they will need to focus shutting down DeRozan early in the game.

WIZARDS vs. SPURS SERIES HISTORY (Search Google for Team vs. team history)

Number of all-time Meetings: 105 games (13 playoff games)

Regular Season Record:  Wizards lead 59-33

Playoff Record: Wizards lead 8-5

Last Meeting: Spurs win 132-119 (Jan 27, 2019)

Last 10: Spurs lead 7-3

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WNBA Semifinals: Aces at Mystics - Game 2: Date, time, TV channel, live stream how to watch

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WNBA Semifinals: Aces at Mystics - Game 2: Date, time, TV channel, live stream how to watch

After a thrilling back-and-forth contest to start the WNBA Semifinals, the Washington Mystics and Elena Delle Donne are back in action to host the Las Vegas Aces for Game 2.

Washington took Game 1 97-95 over Las Vegas in their first game in nine days to start the series. Rusty and stuttering out of the gate, the Mystics were able to gut out a win after an explosive run in the third and early fourth quarter. 

Emma Meesseman (27 points) led the charge for Washington. In the third quarter, she took over the game totaling 13 of the team's 26 points and got the Mystics back in control of the contest. Elena Delle Donne finished with 24 points and hit the game-clinching basket in the final minute of regulation.

A'ja Wilson had 23 points in a losing effort, despite playing all but three minutes. Off the bench, Kelsey Plum emerged with 16 points to give the Aces an additional spark. 

Game 2 is on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 8:30 p.m. ET at the Entertainment and Sports Arena. The best-of-five series features the high-powered and No. 1 seeded Mystics against the most defensively sound squad in the No. 4 seeded Aces.

The Aces entered the series with a ton of momentum, fresh off one of the craziest wins in WNBA history. They gut-punched the top seed in the opening half and nearly stole it in the closing seconds. Nevertheless, it appears the Mystics with the third-best offense in the WNBA's existence found their footing and will be better prepared for Game 2. 

ACES VS. MYSTICS GAME 2:

Who: Las Vegas Aces at Washington Mystics

What: WNBA Semifinals Game 2

When: Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, 8:30 p.m. ET

Where: Entertainment and Sports Arena, Washington D.C.

TV Channel: ESPN2

Live Stream: WatchESPN

MYSTICS vs. ACES WNBA SEMIFINALS SCHEDULE:

Game 1: Mystics 97, Aces 95 (Mystics lead 1-0)

Game 2: Thurs, Sept. 19: Aces at Mystics, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2

Game 3: Sun, Sept. 22: Mystics at Aces, 5:00 p.m. ET, ESPN2

Game 4: Tue, Sept 24: Mystics at Aces, Time TBD, ESPN2 (if necessary)

Game 5: Thurs, Sept. 26: Aces at Mystics, Time TBD, ESPN2 (if necessary)

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A comprehensive timeline of Isaiah Thomas' injury history

A comprehensive timeline of Isaiah Thomas' injury history

Isaiah Thomas is out for six to eight weeks after undergoing successful surgery on his radial collateral ligament in his left thumb Wednesday.

His absence will leave the Wizards perilously thin at point guard heading into the season.

“This was an unfortunate setback for Isaiah, but with his resolve and the top care he will receive from our medical team, we expect him to make a full recovery,” Wizards General Manager Tommy Sheppard said in a release. “In the meantime, he will continue to mentor our young guards and have a positive impact on the team as we start training camp.”

Thomas' thumb issue is the latest in a long line of injuries that have caused him to miss time during his nine-year NBA career.

Here's a list of injuries that Isaiah Thomas has sustained during his playing career:

April 2013 — A quadriceps contusion kept Thomas out for 10 games, the first time in his career he was sidelined with an injury.

Aug. 14, 2014 — Thomas underwent arthroscopic wrist surgery during the offseason to fix an issue he'd been dealing with since the prior season.

Nov. - Dec. 2014 — Thomas sprained his ankle while with the Phoenix Suns. The Suns went 3-5 in his absence.

March 9, 2015 — Thomas, after moving to the Celtics, missed eight games with a lower back injury. Boston went 5-3 while Thomas was sidelined. 

Dec. 2016 — In the next season, still with the Celtics, a groin strain kept Thomas out for four games.

March 16, 2017 — Later that same season, a knee bruise sidelined Thomas for two more games.

May 4, 2017 — During the playoffs, Thomas had his tooth knocked out in the middle of a game. He didn't miss any time, but it's impossible to make this list without including that incident.

May 20, 2017 — Two weeks later, a hip injury kept him out for the rest of the Celtics' playoff run.

Sept. 7, 2017 — After being traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Cavs' medical staff had questions about the health of Thomas' hip. To complete the deal, the Celtics sent another second-round draft pick via the Miami Heat to the Cavaliers. Lingering hip issues would keep Thomas out until Jan. 6, 2018.

March 29, 2018 — Thomas was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in early February, only to undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right hip at the end of March. With a projected four-month recovery time, he was done for the season.

Sept. 18, 2019 — Thomas finished the 2018 season with the Denver Nuggets and signed with the Wizards in July of 2019. On Sept. 16, he injured his left thumb in team workouts. On Sept. 18, the team announced he'd undergone successful surgery and would be out for six to eight weeks.

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