Washington Wizards vs. Los Angeles Clippers (11-17, 13th in the Eastern Conference) (22-10, second in the Western Conference)
Los Angeles; 10 p.m. Tuesday, EST
As Los Angeles hosts Washington, Kawhi Leonard and Bradley Beal meet. Leonard is eighth in the NBA with 26.9 points per game on average, and Beal leads the league with 32.9 points per game on average.
On their home court, the Clippers are 11-6. In the Western Conference, Los Angeles ranks eighth in rebounding, averaging 44.3 rebounds. With 6.8 boards, Serge Ibaka leads the Clippers.
The Wizards went away from home 6-8. When opponents pick up more rebounds, Washington is 1-11 and averages 45 rebounds per game.
For the first time this season, the teams square off on Tuesday.
With 3.6 3-pointers, Paul George leads the Clippers and is scoring 24.4 points while shooting 47.1 percent from beyond the arc. Over the last 10 games for Los Angeles, Ivica Zubac has averaged 8.5 rebounds and 10.2 points per game.
Beal shot 47.9 percent for the Wizards and is averaging 32.9 points. Russell Westbrook has averaged 17.1 points and 8.9 rebounds over the last 10 games for Washington while shooting 39.7 percent.
LAST 10 GAMES:
Clippers: 6-4, 116.3 points on average, 46.1 rebounds, 23.6 assists, 6.3 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 49.9% from the field. Their rivals, on 46.7 percent shooting, averaged 111.6 points.
Wizards: 6-4, 111.3 points on average, 47.6 rebounds, 23.8 assists, 8 steals and 4.1 blocks per game while shooting 44.3% off the floor. Their opponents, on 45.0 percent shooting, averaged 116.1 points.
Clippers: Listed none.
Wizards: Ish Smith: out (quad), Thomas Bryant: out for the holiday season (left knee).