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Oklahoma City takes on Washington on 4-game skid

January 10, 2022 GMT

Oklahoma City Thunder (13-25, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (19-20, ninth in the Eastern Conference)

Washington; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma City enters the matchup against Washington after losing four straight games.

The Wizards are 10-7 on their home court. Washington has an 8-2 record in one-possession games.

The Thunder are 5-13 in road games. Oklahoma City ranks seventh in the Western Conference allowing only 107.5 points while holding opponents to 44.4% shooting.

The teams square off for the second time this season. The Wizards won 101-99 in the last matchup on Nov. 27. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope led the Wizards with 20 points, and Luguentz Dort led the Thunder with 21 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Caldwell-Pope averages 2.1 made 3-pointers per game for the Wizards, scoring 11.1 points while shooting 38.6% from beyond the arc. Kyle Kuzma is shooting 48.6% and averaging 22.2 points over the last 10 games for Washington.

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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander is averaging 21.6 points and five assists for the Thunder. Aaron Wiggins is averaging 13.3 points over the last 10 games for Oklahoma City.

LAST 10 GAMES: Wizards: 5-5, averaging 112.9 points, 45.2 rebounds, 25.4 assists, 6.1 steals and 4.7 blocks per game while shooting 47.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.4 points per game.

Thunder: 3-7, averaging 100.5 points, 46.9 rebounds, 21.5 assists, 8.0 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 41.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 105.8 points.

INJURIES: Wizards: Anthony Gill: out (health and safety protocols), Montrezl Harrell: out (health and safety protocols), Thomas Bryant: out (left knee).

Thunder: Isaiah Roby: out (health and safety protocols).

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