Washington Wizards (20-26, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Dallas Mavericks (25-23, 5th in the Western Conference)
Dallas; Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m. ET
Bottom line: Luka Doncic leads Dallas to a matchup with Washington. He leads the league in scoring with 33.6 points per game.
The Mavs are 17-8 at home. Dallas is 7-5 in games decided by less than 4 points.
The Wizards lead 8-16 away. Washington is 10-11 in games decided by 10 or more points.
The two teams met for the second time this season. The Wizards beat the Mavericks 113-105 in their final game on Nov. 11. Kyle Kuzma led the Wizards with 36 points and Spencer Dinwiddie led the Mavericks with 33 points.
Top performer: Doncic averaged 33.6 points, 8.9 rebounds, 8.7 assists and 1.5 steals with the Mavericks. In his past 10 games, Christian Wood is averaging 18.4 points and 8.4 rebounds.
Kristaps Porzingis averaged 22.1 points, 8.8 rebounds and 1.5 blocks per game for the Wizards. In his past 10 games for Washington, Kuzma is averaging 23.0 points.
Last 10 games: Mavericks: 3 wins and 7 losses, averaging 112.8 points, 37.6 rebounds, 22.0 assists, 4.3 steals and 3.8 blocks per game, shooting 47.1% from the field. Their opponents are averaging 119.7 points per game.
Wizards: 5 wins and 5 losses, averaging 115.2 points, 47.2 rebounds, 26.8 assists, 5.9 steals and 4.6 blocks per game, shooting 48.2% from the field. Their opponents are averaging 113.6 points per game.
Injuries: Mavericks: Maxi Kleber (hamstring) out, Christian Wood (thumb) out.
Wizards: Not listed.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data provided by Sportradar.