The Washington Wizards will welcome the Portland Trail Blazers to Capital One Arena for an NBA game on Friday. The Wizards won 106-127 in their last game over the Spurs. Deni Avdija had a career-high 25 points, Bradley Beal had 21 points and the Washington Wizards ended a 22-game losing streak to the Spurs in San Antonio with a 127-106 victory Monday night.
Washington, which last won in San Antonio on Dec. 11, 1999, has won six straight for its longest winning streak since a six-game run in 2015. “You never want to be on the losing end of that streak, but it’s good to get that one off our chest,” said Wizards coach Wes Unseld Jr., who was an advance scout with the team in 1999.Kristaps Porzingis added 17 points and nine rebounds after a fast start for Washington.
Keldon Johnson had 26 points, Jeremy Sochan added 17 and Zach Collins had 16 for the Spurs, who have lost six straight to fall to 2-13 this month. The Wizards led 63-55 at halftime and never trailed in the second half. The Spurs closed within four points midway through the third quarter, but Washington responded with an 8-0 run to regain a double-digit advantage.
Portland Trail Blazers
The Trail Blazers on the other hand won 112-122 against the Grizzlies in their last game. Damian Lillard had 42 points and 10 assists, Anfernee Simons added 26 points and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 122-112 on Wednesday night.
Jerami Grant had 18 points in the first half, before leaving because of concussion symptoms. Portland outscored Memphis 38-22 in the fourth quarter to win for the fourth time in five games. “I think we’ve had a couple of quality wins,” Lillard said. “This was the best team we’ve come up with a win against, especially as of late.”
Portland was able to rally late despite losing two starters — Jusuf Nurkic and Grant — to injuries in the first half. There were key stops down the stretch, and the Trail Blazers defense kept Memphis shooting at 39%, including converting only 1 of 7 shots from 3-point range in the fourth quarter.
Washington Wizards: Kyle Kuzma, Corey Kispert, Kristaps Porziņģis, Bradley Beal, Monté Morris
Portland Trail Blazers: Josh Hart, Jerami Grant, Jusuf Nurkić, Damian Lillard, Anfernee Simons
Washington Wizards: Anthony Gill
Portland Trail Blazers: Justise Winslow, Jusuf Nurkic, Ibou Badji, Jerami Grant
Washington Wizards vs Portland Trail Blazers Schedule
The game between the Washington Wizards and Portland Trail Blazers will take place at Capital One Arena on Friday, February 3 at 7:00 PM ET.
Where to watch the Washington Wizards vs Portland Trail Blazers?
The match between the Washington Wizards and Portland Trail Blazers will be telecast live on NBC Sports Washington, Root Sports Northwest.
|Country||Channel||Date and Time|
|United States||NBC Sports Washington, Root Sports Northwest.||February 3 (7:00 PM ET)|
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