Wizards vs. Magic: Game 35 discussion thread

January 14, 2013

John Wall will play his second game of the season tonight (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

The Washington Wizards are seeking their third straight victory in tonight’s game against the Orlando Magic at Verizon Center.

Washington upset the Oklahoma City Thunder one week ago before point guard John Wall made his season debut on Saturday to a standing ovation, coming back from a stress injury to his left patella, to help the Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks, 93-83.

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman said Jordan Crawford and Cartier Martin would not play. Crawford is nursing a sore ankle, and Martin has a hyperextended left knee. Trevor Booker, meantime, tweaked his ankle against the  Hawks and will be a game-time decision.

Discuss tonight’s game in the comment section below and don’t forget to join the conversation on Twitter with @gene_wang.

Tipoff: 7 p.m. 
TV: Comcast SportsNet
Radio: 106.7 (WJFK FM)

 

Gene Wang is a sports reporter covering many local and national beats, including Navy football, the Capitals, Wizards, Nationals, women’s basketball, auto racing, boxing and golf. He joined The Washington Post sports department in 1990 as a member of the high school staff and worked as a copy editor and assignment editor for almost 19 years.
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