Kuzma, Wizards to host Murray and the Spurs
San Antonio Spurs (23-36, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (27-31, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Washington; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Wizards -2; over/under is 225.5
BOTTOM LINE: Kyle Kuzma and the Washington Wizards host Dejounte Murray and the San Antonio Spurs in non-conference play.
The Wizards have gone 15-15 in home games. Washington is the top team in the Eastern Conference averaging 50.1 points in the paint. Bradley Beal leads the Wizards scoring 10.2.
The Spurs are 12-18 in road games. San Antonio is 15-18 in games decided by 10 or more points.
The two teams square off for the second time this season. The Spurs defeated the Wizards 116-99 in their last matchup on Nov. 30. Derrick White led the Spurs with 24 points, and Beal led the Wizards with 18 points.
TOP PERFORMERS: Kuzma is averaging 16.3 points, 8.8 rebounds and 3.1 assists for the Wizards. Corey Kispert is averaging 2.0 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Washington.
Doug McDermott averages 2.3 made 3-pointers per game for the Spurs, scoring 11.9 points while shooting 44.1% from beyond the arc. Murray is shooting 52.0% and averaging 23.9 points over the last 10 games for San Antonio.
LAST 10 GAMES: Wizards: 4-6, averaging 103.0 points, 40.4 rebounds, 24.0 assists, 7.2 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 45.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 109.1 points per game.
Spurs: 5-5, averaging 116.2 points, 41.9 rebounds, 29.3 assists, 7.9 steals and 4.3 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 114.5 points.
INJURIES: Wizards: Bradley Beal: out for season (wrist), Kristaps Porzingis: day to day (knee).
Spurs: Tre Jones: day to day (knee).