Toronto is looking for their fifth straight victory today on the road against a recently-surging Wizards team. The Wizards, who are once again facing the second half of their season without John Wall leading the team, have won five of their last seven games.
The Raptors will roll out this season’s most commonly used starting five today, as Kyle Lowry and Kawhi Leonard have been confirmed to be playing. Along with the Wizards missing Wall, Dwight Howard and Markieff Morris, the Raptors will be without three players of their own in Jonas Valanciunas, Fred VanVleet and C.J. Miles.
Catch up on everything you need to know for today’s matinee game from this morning’s preview.
1:00 p.m. EST, Sportsnet One
Raptors — Kyle Lowry, Danny Green, Kawhi Leonard, Pascal Siakam, Serge Ibaka
Wizards — Tomas Satoransky, Bradley Beal, Trevor Ariza, Jeff Green, Thomas Bryant
Raptors — Jonas Valanciunas (thumb — out), C.J. Miles (hip — out), Fred VanVleet (thigh — out)
Wizards — John Wall (heel — out), Markieff Morris (neck — out), Dwight Howard (back — out)