Wizards – 76ers Injury Report: Are Tyrese Maxey and Joel Embiid RUNNING tonight?

Wizards - 76ers Injury Report: Are Tyrese Maxey and Joel Embiid RUNNING tonight?

On Sunday, the Washington Wizards travel to face the Philadelphia 76ers. The puck drops at 6:00 PM EST in the Wells Fargo Arena. The Wizards won the previous meeting between these two teams, 116-111, making this the season-ending matchup.



The Wizards sit at the bottom of the East with a 17.5-game deficit to the conference-leading Bucks.

They have dropped two in a row and are currently in their last 10 contests. They average 113.2 points per game offensively while shooting 48.6% from the field. The team’s shooting % ranks sixth best in the league, and its average scoring output ranks twenty-first.

At 23.2 points per game on 49.5 percent shooting from the field, Kristaps Porzingis remains the offensive leader. The Wizards have a league-best 36.1 percent clip from outside the arc this season.

The Washington Wizards have also been quite successful from the free throw line, making 78.7 percent of their attempts. They really must make all of their free throws, as their free throw percentage is 14th best in the league.

The Wizards’ defense has allowed 113.4 points per game and 46.7% shooting from the field.

Both the points allowed per game and the shooting percentage are among the lowest in the league, ranking 16th and eighth, respectively.

They’ve kept challenging shots around the rim, but their perimeter defense has been a problem at times. This team has the 17th-highest three-point percentage allowed, as opponents are shooting 36.2% against them. The Washington Wizards are tenth in the NBA in rebounding with 43.9 boards per game.

Tyrese Maxey is anticipated to take part in tonight’s game, which will take place later on.

There were no injuries that were reported.

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The Sixers are coming off a 120-119 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers and look to continue their winning ways tonight.

They slumbered through the first three quarters before rousing themselves to victory in the final frame. They need to keep up a high-powered offense if they are to beat the Wizards at home.

The 76ers are now third in the East, four games behind the Milwaukee Bucks for the division lead.

They’ve won four in a row and seven of their previous ten games. They’re scoring an average of 115.1 points per game on offense while shooting 48.5% from the field. The team’s 14 points per game is seventh best in the league and its shooting percentage is seventh highest.

Joel Embiid is still the best offensive player in the league. With a 53.9% field goal percentage, he is averaging 33.4 points per game.

The 76ers’ defense has held their opponents to 111 points per game, with a 47.3% field goal percentage. This ranks as the fourth best scoring defense and the 15th best shooting defense in the league.

No injuries were recorded.