NEW ORLEANS – A night after beating the team that will be the Hornets next season, the Wizards will try to defeat the team that was known as the Hornets last season. In their first regular season game against the New Orleans Pelicans, the Wizards are looking to improve to 6-2 on the second end of back-to-back games.
With a 97-83 win over the Charlotte Bobcats, Washington improved to 5-1 in its past six road games. During that stretch, the Wizards are averaging 103.7 points on 47.7 percent shooting while holding opponents to 101.5 points on 46.6 percent shooting. The Wizards have won their past three games against New Orleans, including two in a row at New Orleans Arena.
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