Indiana faces Washington on home slide

December 6, 2021 GMT

Washington Wizards (14-10, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (9-16, 13th in the Eastern Conference)

Indianapolis; Monday, 7 p.m. EST


BOTTOM LINE: Indiana plays Washington looking to stop its three-game home skid.

The Pacers have gone 5-12 against Eastern Conference teams. Indiana ranks sixth in the Eastern Conference with 23.6 assists per game led by Malcolm Brogdon averaging 6.1.

The Wizards have gone 9-8 against Eastern Conference opponents. Washington has a 4-7 record in games decided by at least 10 points.

The teams meet for the second time this season. The Wizards won 135-134 in overtime in the last matchup on Oct. 22.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brogdon is averaging 20.7 points, 5.8 rebounds and 6.1 assists for the Pacers. Domantas Sabonis is averaging 15.7 points over the last 10 games for Indiana.


Bradley Beal is scoring 21.9 points per game with 4.8 rebounds and 6.0 assists for the Wizards. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is averaging 14.7 points and 3.0 rebounds while shooting 51.0% over the last 10 games for Washington.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pacers: 3-7, averaging 107.0 points, 46.2 rebounds, 23.5 assists, 6.9 steals and 5.3 blocks per game while shooting 44.1% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.5 points per game.

Wizards: 4-6, averaging 103.1 points, 43.6 rebounds, 23.9 assists, 4.7 steals and 4.9 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 110.2 points.

INJURIES: Pacers: T.J. McConnell: out (wrist), Justin Holiday: out (health protocols), T.J. Warren: out (foot).

Wizards: Rui Hachimura: out (not with team), Thomas Bryant: out (left knee).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.