Washington plays New Orleans on 4-game road skid

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Washington Wizards (3-10, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. New Orleans Pelicans (5-10, 14th in the Western Conference)

New Orleans; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Washington will attempt to break its four-game road skid when the Wizards play New Orleans.

The Pelicans are 2-3 in home games. New Orleans is seventh in the league with 11.2 offensive rebounds per game led by Steven Adams averaging 3.9 offensive boards.

The Wizards are 2-5 in road games. Washington has a 0-4 record against teams under .500.

The Pelicans and Wizards face off Wednesday for the first time this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Lonzo Ball leads the Pelicans with 4.7 assists and scores 12 points per game. Brandon Ingram is averaging 1.9 made 3-pointers and 23.7 points over the last 10 games for New Orleans.

Bradley Beal leads the Wizards averaging 34.4 points while adding 5.4 rebounds and 4.8 assists per game. Russell Westbrook is averaging 12.7 points and 6.1 rebounds while shooting 26.3% over the last 10 games for Washington.

LAST 10 GAMES: Pelicans: 2-8, averaging 111.5 points, 45.9 rebounds, 23.5 assists, 6.2 steals and 3.4 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 117.6 points on 46.8% shooting.

Wizards: 3-7, averaging 117.4 points, 44 rebounds, 25.9 assists, 7.4 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 46.5% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 119.9 points on 49.1% shooting.

INJURIES: Pelicans: None listed.

Wizards: Troy Brown Jr.: out (health and safety protocols), Deni Avdija: out (health and safety protocols), Davis Bertans: out (health and safety protocols), Moritz Wagner: out (health and safety protocols), Ish Smith: out (health and safety protocols), Thomas Bryant: out for season (left knee), Rui Hachimura: 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.

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