On Tuesday, the Washington Wizards will play the Milwaukee Bucks in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Wizards enter this game after defeating the Bucks, and they will need to stay aggressive on defense if they are to defeat Milwaukee in back-to-back games.
Bradley Beal OUT , Giannis Antetokounmpo DAY-TO-DAY for Wizards vs. Bucks
- Bradley Beal
Beal (hamstring) is doubtful for Tuesday’s game against the Bucks.
After missing Washington’s previous three games, Beal’s availability for Tuesday remains uncertain. If the All-Star guard is unable to play, he will have another opportunity to do so against the Thunder on Friday.
The Washington Wizards are currently 9.5 games behind the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference.
They score 112.1 points per game and shoot 48.3% from the field. This team ranks 20th in points per game and sixth in team shooting percentage.
The Wizards’ defense allows 112.4 points per game, and their opponents shoot 46% from the field. This is the sixth-lowest shooting percentage allowed and the 14th-lowest points per game allowed.
Report on Injuries
|Daniel Gafford||C||Mon, Jan 2||Ankle||Game Time Decision|
|Bradley Beal||SG||Sun, Jan 1||Hamstring||Game Time Decision|
|Taj Gibson||C||Sun, Jan 1||Groin||Game Time Decision|
- Giannis Antetokounmpo
On Tuesday, Antetokounmpo (knee) is expected to play against Washington.
Antetokounmpo did not play against the Wizards on Sunday, but he returned to practice on Monday and should be ready for the rematch on Tuesday.
In his last six games, he’s had a double-double in five of them, averaging 38.0 points, 14.7 rebounds, and 4.5 assists in 37.5 minutes per game.
Milwaukee is currently third in the Eastern Conference, 2.5 games behind the first-place Boston Celtics.
The Bucks score 112.4 points per game and shoot 45.6% from the field. This team ranks 18th in terms of points per game and 24th in terms of team shooting percentage.
On the defensive end of the court, the Bucks have been extremely difficult to beat. They currently allow 110.7 points per game and allow opponents to shoot 45.6% from the field.
This is the sixth-lowest shooting percentage and sixth-lowest point total allowed per game.
Report on Injuries
|Jrue Holiday||PG||Mon, Jan 2||Illness||Game Time Decision|
|Khris Middleton||SF||Mon, Jan 2||Knee||Expected to be out until at least Jan 6|
|George Hill||PG||Sun, Jan 1||Illness||Game Time Decision|
|Giannis Antetokounmpo||PF||Sun, Jan 1||Knee||Game Time Decision|