Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Washington Wizards: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Washington Wizards: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions


Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Washington Wizards: Play-by-play, highlights and reactions

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The Minnesota Timberwolves (11-11) play against the Washington Wizards (8-8) at Capital One Arena

Game Time: 7:00 PM EST on Wednesday December 1, 2021

Minnesota Timberwolves 107, Washington Wizards 115 (Final)

What’s the buzz on Twitter?

Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
Anthony Edwards and Jarred Vanderbilt, who were both dealing with the flu, said they weren’t 100% tonight but that they’re now feeling better. pic.twitter.com/nRLW14JQKh11:45 PM

Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
The strategy for Wolves opponents on KAT this year has been to guard him with a wing and then bring a double-team when he posts up.
Tonight the Wizards opted to guard KAT with Kyle Kuzma but not bring double teams. It threw the Wolves for a loop early. KAT started the game 0-6. pic.twitter.com/Bxj0rT2gR711:25 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Back home with a W. #DCAboveAll
@Montrezl Harrell: 27p (season high)
@Bradley Beal: 19p, 6r, 9a
@Daniel Gafford: 18p, 10r, 3b – 11:00 PM
Tim Bontemps @TimBontemps
Joel Embiid says he wouldn’t use getting sick as an excuse, but that it will take him awhile to get his legs and cardio back under him. He has gone 7-for-33 across the past two games after a huge performance in his return Saturday against Minnesota. – 10:53 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Davis Bertans says the first day Montrezl Harrell walked in the Wizards’ practice facility, he told him he’s glad he doesn’t have to play against him anymore because he is such a tough opponent. He also said they almost fought in a game once. – 10:49 PM
Ava Wallace @avarwallace
Montrezl Harrell’s 10 dunks tonight are a franchise record, per the Wizards, since dunks began being tracked in 97-98.
Previous was JaVale McGee (8) vs. Atlanta in March 2010 – 10:46 PM
Ava Wallace @avarwallace
Montrezl Harrell says he’s feeling better after having a cold that affected his conditioning during the recent road trip. Rebounded with 27 points.
“I’m having a great deal of fun.” – 10:35 PM
Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
After sitting down gingerly at the press conference, Karl-Anthony Towns says that X-rays were negative on his tailbone.
“I feel better than I thought I was gonna feel.” – 10:34 PM
Adrian Wojnarowski @wojespn
X-rays on the lower back of Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns returned negative, source tells ESPN. KAT landed hard on his back in Minnesota’s loss to Wizards tonight. He had 34 and 10 before leaving game. – 10:32 PM
Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Anthony Edwards said he wasn’t feeling 100 percent tonight (he was on the injury report with the flu-like symptoms).
He also mentioned Towns was looking OK after the game. Said falls like that hurt a lot in the moment. – 10:30 PM
Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
Anthony Edwards pumping the breaks postgame about any concern about losing tonight in Washington:
“We’re just as good as anybody in the league.” – 10:30 PM
Jon Krawczynski @JonKrawczynski
Wolves couldn’t figure out Wizards attack, looked slow most of the night (probably because a bunch of guys are under the weather) and Russell was 3-18. There are going to be nights like that in the league. As long as KAT is OK, that’s really all that matters. – 10:17 PM
Andrew Lopez @_Andrew_Lopez
The Dallas Mavericks tonight:
– Shot 68.7% – a new team record
– Shot 79.6% on 2s – a new team record (39/49)
– The 79.6% is the 3rd-best mark in the shot clock era in NBA history
– The 79.6% would be highest w min. 40 2p FGA – 10:12 PM
Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Chris Finch on the Timberwolves tough December schedule: “Hey, listen, if we’re trying to do what we want to do and go where we want to go, you got to play and beat these teams.” – 10:07 PM
Ava Wallace @avarwallace
Unseld gave Kyle Kuzma a lot of props tonight for his defense on KAT (despite the 34 points). Knew Towns was going to get going, gave Kuzma an unglamorous job and appreciated his putting his head down and doing it. – 10:04 PM
Will Guillory @WillGuillory
The best shooting percentage a team has ever had in a game against the Pelicans was when Minnesota shot 65.1 percent against them in April 2016.
The Mavs are currently shooting 69.2 percent with 2:45 left in this game. – 10:00 PM
Oleh Kosel @OlehKosel
Last time a team made 60% or more of their field goals against Pelicans: Nuggets on 11/17/2017 in Denver (146-114).
Worst opponent FG% in a game in franchise history: Timberwolves shot 65.1% on 4/13/2016 (144-109).
Mavericks currently shooting 68.8% w/ 2:45 left.
Embarrassing. – 10:00 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Walking out of @CapitalOneArena tonight like: pic.twitter.com/ZuLbd2VCwG9:53 PM

Mike Prada @MikePradaNBA
Awesome Wizards win against a good Timberwolves team playing great ball of late. That’s how they have to play. Ran with a purpose in transition, love to see that.
Hope Towns is OK. Wiz had no answer for him. Despite the loss, Minnesota is starting to figure stuff out. – 9:52 PM
Ava Wallace @avarwallace
Wizards take care of business at home and beat the Timberwolves 115-107.
Montrezl Harrell rebounds from a quiet road trip with 27 points, Gafford has 18p 10r, Bertans 15p. Beal 19p, 6r, 9a.
KAT had 34 and 10. – 9:40 PM
Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
Karl-Anthony Towns crashes to the floor late, and was laying down on the bench after this crash. He went back to the locker room before the game was over.
pic.twitter.com/ydezGo3ooJ9:39 PM

Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Montrezl Harrell shot chart was a whole lot of dunks pic.twitter.com/KmxM1AK86r9:36 PM

Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
Pounded in the paint, Wolves fall to Wizards
Wolves 107, Wiz 115
On tonight’s show:
– Harrell + Gafford mash in the post
– KAT has 34, as Wiz dare Wolves to beat them with post ups
– DLo cools off (3 of 18)
– Guys back from illness a step slow
– Need more juice on offense – 9:36 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
Montrezl Harrell’s 27 points are his season high. Spencer Dinwiddie’s 11 assists are his season high. Bradley Beal’s nine assists tie his season high. – 9:34 PM
Jeff Goodman @GoodmanHoops
Arizona State just scored 29 points … in the entire game.
Sun Devils just lost to Washington State, 51-29. – 9:33 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
Final: Wizards 115, Timberwolves 107
Beal: 19 pts., 6 rebs., 9 assts.
Dinwiddie: 3 pts., 6 rebs., 11 assts.
Harrell: 27 pts., 5 rebs., 3 assts.
Bertans: 15 pts., 3 rebs.
Towns: 34 pts., 10 rebs.
Paint points: Wizards 68, Wolves 44
Records: Wizards 14-8, Wolves 11-11 – 9:32 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
All smiles after that one!
#DCAboveAll | @Ticketmaster pic.twitter.com/KKDZTCQKNZ9:30 PM

Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Wizards beat the T’Wolves 115-107. After allowing 88 points through 3 quarters, the Wiz held MIN to 19 in the 4th. – 9:30 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
KCP with ice in his veins! 🥶 – 9:29 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Might need to tighten the bolts after this one 💪
#DCAboveAll pic.twitter.com/6WkLaMlJMD9:27 PM

Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
Montrezl Harrell has 10 dunks tonight and leads Wizards players with 27 points on 11-of-12 shooting from the field and 5-of-8 shooting from the free-throw line. – 9:25 PM
Chris Miller @cmillsnbcs
For the first time this season Rui Hachimura is sitting on the bench with his teammates. pic.twitter.com/VNrjAATI7s9:18 PM

Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
Daniel Gafford’s putting up another impressive game, with 18 points, 10 rebounds, three blocks and one steal. Gafford has been subbed for Montrezl Harrell with Washington ahead 104-97 with 5:23 to play. – 9:13 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Bradley Beal with homage to Russell Westbrook with that left side bank shot – 9:10 PM
Brad Townsend @townbrad
38-foot Doncic shot at the buzzer was only his second miss of the half, but what at half it was: 22 points (on just 11 shot attempts), 10 assists, 2 rebounds.
Dallas’ 67 points is its third-highest-scoring first half of the season. Had 69 Saturday against Washington, 68 at S.A. – 9:05 PM
Chris Miller @cmillsnbcs
Good to see Davis Bertans shooting return tonight. 12 pts. 2-3 from three. – 9:05 PM
Jon Krawczynski @JonKrawczynski
Not sure why the Wizards are shooting any 3s. They get to the rim anytime they want – 9:03 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Daniel Gafford airmails a pass way over Corey Kispert’s head so on his way down the court as he shakes his head at himself, he softly slaps himself in the face – 9:00 PM
Minnesota Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR
At the end of three quarter, the @Minnesota Timberwolves trail 91-88.
Towns leads all with 32 points and 10 rebounds, his fourth 30+ point/10+ rebound game of the season (69th career).
Russell is up to 9 points and 9 assists, approaching his second straight double-double. – 8:59 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
Spencer Dinwiddie has 10 assists at the end of the third quarter, tying his season high for assists in an entire game. His career high is 14 assists, set during the 2019-20 season. – 8:58 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
End of the 3rd Quarter: Wizards 91, Wolves 88
Harrell: 22 pts., 5 rebs., 3 assts.
Beal: 15 pts., 3 rebs., 7 assts.
Dinwiddie: 3 pts., 3 rebs., 10 assts.
Towns: 32 pts., 10 rebs., 1 asst. – 8:57 PM
Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Timberwolves trail the Wizards 91-88 headed into the fourth quarter. Towns with 32. Harrell with 22 on 9 of 10. – 8:57 PM
Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt
In season’s past, the Wizards couldn’t have stomached Brad Beal’s 27% shooting on 3s. They can this season with the roster, and Beal is tinkering with a career-high in assists per game at 6. He has seven assists through three quarters vs. Timberwolves. – 8:56 PM
Frank Madden @fmaddenNBA
This first half has felt a lot like the Minnesota game: hot shooting start by the visitors digs the Bucks a big hole, Giannis wills Bucks back into it, but Bucks not getting over the hump. – 8:53 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
Spencer Dinwiddie and Bradley Beal have combined for 15 assists tonight — eight by Dinwiddie, seven by Beal. – 8:51 PM
Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
Most teams have tried to exploit the Wolves blitzing PnR D by setting the screen higher to try and stretch out the Wolves D — trying to find the middle to then find the corner
The Wizards are intentionally setting screens lower, shrinking the D — trying to find the dunker spot – 8:50 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Montrezl Harrell is dapping up fans during a game, legend – 8:50 PM
Minnesota Timberwolves @Timberwolves
30 points for KAT 💪
it’s only the third quarter pic.twitter.com/tTNScneqvN8:49 PM

Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
After going 1-for-19 from three in his first 4 games back from injury, Davis Bertans is 2-for-2 so far tonight. – 8:49 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Davis Bertans: 3-3 from the field, 2-2 from 3 – 8:48 PM
Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Karl-Anthony Towns now has 30 points. This is his 83rd game with 30+ points, passing Kevin Garnett for the most in Timberwolves history, per the team. – 8:47 PM
Minnesota Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR
With that basket, @Karl-Anthony Towns eclipsed 30 points on the night, his 83rd career 30+ point game, passing Kevin Garnett for the most 30+ point games in @Minnesota Timberwolves history. pic.twitter.com/ZNsSLYmTf78:47 PM

Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Jamin Davis and Dyami Brown of the Washington Football Team are here for Wizards-T’Wolves. pic.twitter.com/wF5NIBRhzT8:43 PM

Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Chris Finch is challenging the 4th foul on Taurean Prince here. – 8:39 PM
Minnesota Timberwolves @Timberwolves
the best shooting big man in the game. 😼 pic.twitter.com/VCmFNgW1MS8:37 PM

Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
One cool thing the Timberwolves can now do is out-talent their opponent – 8:36 PM
Brad Townsend @townbrad
41 points is Mavs’ highest-scoring first quarter this season, by far. Previous best was 36 against Washington last Saturday. – 8:35 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Karl-Anthony Towns caught a Daniel Gafford right foot to the family jewels, that’s got to hurt pic.twitter.com/aSlPIrFfHn8:33 PM

Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Karl-Anthony Towns just left for the T’Wolves locker room with an injury. Looked like he was in quite a bit of pain. Not sure what he hurt. – 8:30 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Karl-Anthony Towns may have taken a shot to the family jewels, really labored to move after the putback. Timberwolves take a timeout as he limps off the court. – 8:28 PM
Kellan Olson @KellanOlson
Washington State leads Arizona State 18-10 at halftime. Of the basketball game. Not a football score. – 8:20 PM
Kyle Ratke @Kyle_Ratke
Who has been the Timberwolves’ MVP a quarter through the season?
@julian_andrews_ & I discuss in today’s @10000Layups podcast.
#TBPN pic.twitter.com/qKK4WA3D8e8:18 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Work to do in the second half.
#DCAboveAll | @CapitalOne8:16 PM
Keith Smith @KeithSmithNBA
Tatum already has 7 rebounds. His career-high is 15, set earlier this season against the Wizards. – 8:10 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
Halftime: Wolves 57, Wizards 53
Towns: 19 pts., 4 rebs., 1 asst.
Harrell: 15 pts., 3 rebs., 2 assts.
3-pointers: Wolves 5/19, Wizards 2/11
Paint points: Wolves 24, Wizards 40
Second-chance pts.: Wolves 7, Wizards 5 – 8:09 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
The Wizards trial the Wolves 57-53 at halftime. Karl-Anthony Towns had 16 pts in the 2nd quarter. Harrell leads lead the Wizards with 15. – 8:09 PM
Jon Krawczynski @JonKrawczynski
Wizards looked like the Larry Johnson UNLV teams with all the dunks in the first half. If the Wolves figure out how to protect the rim, they will be in good shape – 8:09 PM
Ava Wallace @avarwallace
Half: Minnesota leads the Wizards, 57-53.
Harrell: 15p
Gafford: 8p 54
Beal: 6p 4a – 8:09 PM
Chris Fedor @ChrisFedor
I remember when #Cavs supposedly should have drafted Tyler Herro (and Rui Hachimura and Coby White and PJ Washington) instead of Darius Garland. – 8:09 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Bradley Beal with a halftime buzzer beating floater, but he wanted the foul call too – 8:08 PM
Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
No Jaden McDaniels tonight has meant overlapping Vanderbilt and Okogie minutes tonight.
Kinda fun, kinda scary. – 8:05 PM
Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
The Wizards did good scouting on this matchup. They looked at *how* the Wolves have been playing, not *who* they have been playing.
Poking at what has bothered the Wolves offense this year (KAT guarded by smalls) and understanding how the Wolves guard screens (KAT at the level). – 8:02 PM
Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Kat 5-8 after his 0-6 start. Starting to get the best of Kuzma. – 7:57 PM
Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
If the Wizards are going to guard KAT with one player, and if the Wolves plan to exploit that is with post ups, then KAT has to do his work early and get position deeper. Can’t let them push him out to 17 feet. – 7:55 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Timberwolves have no answer for Montrezl Harrell in the pick and roll
Already has 13 points on 5-6 shooting in 10 minutes – 7:55 PM
Quinton Mayo @RealQuintonMayo
What a dime from Bertans, to Beal, to Deni for 3! – 7:48 PM
Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
D’Angelo Russell’s defense this year has successfully dared opponents to be dumb – 7:46 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
Regarding that Dec. 21 Brooklyn game against the #Wizards that just got picked up nationally by #TNT, it’s still only available on @YESNetwork locally. The #Nets have reached their limit of a dozen national games – the first time in their history that has ever happened. #NBA – 7:46 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Montrezl Harrell just threw down an alley-oop. Literally, he Dwight Howard-style got up high and threw it down through the hoop. – 7:42 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
No one expected Davis Bertans to sprint straight to the hoop so Spencer Dinwiddie finds him in transition for an easy basket
Well, I shouldn’t say easy because it was an awkward dunk attempt but a bucket is a bucket – 7:40 PM
Minnesota Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR
At the end of the first quarter, we’re tied at 24.
Edwards leads all with 7 points on 3-6 shooting.
Russell dished out 3 assists in the first quarter after having a season-high 11 assists Monday night against Indiana. – 7:39 PM
Quinton Mayo @RealQuintonMayo
Wizards, Timberwolves 24 all after Q1
Daniel Gafford leads the way with 6 points, 5 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 steals.
Anthony Edwards has 7 points on 50% shooting. pic.twitter.com/vtlB45gO8m7:39 PM
Ava Wallace @avarwallace
The Wizards and T’wolves are tied at 24 after one. And Daniel Gafford keeps cookin’ – 7:38 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
It’s tied at 24-24 after the first quarter. Gafford leads the Wizards with 6 pts, he also has 5 reb and 2 blk. – 7:37 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
Montrezl Harrell just took a charge and has come out of the game as he held his right arm at his side. – 7:34 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Montrezl Harrell is slow to get up after taking a charge against Naz Reid. He is flexing his right hand on the bench. – 7:34 PM
Quinton Mayo @RealQuintonMayo
Montrezl Harrell is EVIDENT tonight.
(He read the tweets) – 7:34 PM
Rod Boone @rodboone
It’s back to PJ Washington as the starter at center tonight. – 7:32 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Deni Avdija has been one of the best isolation defenders this season, but this was a tough move by Anthony Edwards 😳 pic.twitter.com/iZrDmVEdl37:31 PM

Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
Washington has scored 16 of its 19 points in the paint. The score’s tied 19-19 with 2:59 remaining in the first quarter. – 7:29 PM
Quinton Mayo @RealQuintonMayo
Montrezl Harrell flexing after forcing a loose ball foul is so on brand lol – 7:29 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Shutting it down 🚫
#DCAboveAll pic.twitter.com/DyQg7KIyEh7:26 PM

Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Overheard from a Wizards fan behind me: “I didn’t love the Westbrook trade.”
Me: pic.twitter.com/hAehTJ1o9F7:26 PM
Minnesota Timberwolves @Timberwolves
that block by vando.
ant pulls up from three. 🐜 pic.twitter.com/mTY79e0Za87:22 PM

Minnesota Timberwolves PR @Twolves_PR
At the first timeout, the @Minnesota Timberwolves lead 10-8 with 6:49 left in the first.
Towns has 2 points and 2 rebounds so far tonight. Coming into tonight against the Wizards, he’s averaged 28.2 points and 12.1 rebounds, recording 10 straight double-doubles against Washington. – 7:21 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Karl-Anthony Towns, meet Daniel Gafford. pic.twitter.com/5eoeIp99LQ7:15 PM

Quinton Mayo @RealQuintonMayo
Daniel Gafford very slow to get up after blocking KAT at the rim. Just grabbed a defensive board though so he should be good. – 7:15 PM
Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Rui Hachimura sitting on the Wizards bench for the first time this season, encouraging step pic.twitter.com/LnOepJSoqw7:13 PM

Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
Rui Hachimura, who is not in uniform tonight, is watching the Wizards’ game from the team’s bench. It’s the first time that’s happened this season. – 7:12 PM
Marc J. Spears @MarcJSpears
“I thought I had that LeBron effect. I could come in and just do it by myself. But this is the NBA. You realize you really can’t do it by yourself,” #Timberwolves star @Karl-Anthony Towns told @TheUndefeated. bit.ly/3rrgHJ5 #nba #Minnesota – 7:09 PM
Ava Wallace @avarwallace
First game for Rui Hachimura on the Wizards bench this season. – 7:09 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
Rui Hachimura is on the bench with the Wizards for the first time this season, not in uniform of course. – 7:09 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Tonight’s first 5️⃣ #DCAboveAll pic.twitter.com/fc4vVOOWmJ6:30 PM

Minnesota Timberwolves @Timberwolves
Tonight’s @MayoClinic Status Report:
Anthony Edwards and Jarred Vanderbilt are AVAILABLE.
Patrick Beverley (Left Adductor Strain), Jaden McDaniels (Flu-like Symptoms), and McKinley Wright IV (G-League Two-Way) are OUT vs. Washington. pic.twitter.com/ZxEESoDXPb6:29 PM

Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
The Wizards are back in town to host Karl-Anthony Towns and the Wolves. Here are my 3 keys to the game including who the Wizards could use more free throws from.
Game tips at 7 pm on @NBCSWashington. pic.twitter.com/TdbtvZYPvt6:29 PM

Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Karl-Anthony Towns and Kyle Kuzma take a quick break from their pre-game warmup routines to hug at center court – 6:20 PM
Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
My @PrizePicks for Wolves-Wiz
– DLo over 6.5 asts
His passing feel is dialed in lately
– KAT under 10.5 rebs
Has had 11+ rebs in 1/3 of games
– Gafford over 9.5 pts + 6 rebs
Will pepper him on roll
– LOVE Beal over 3.0 FTs made
Averaged 6.8 FT makes per game last 2 seasons – 6:08 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Back at home 🏠
#DCAboveAll | @MichelobULTRA pic.twitter.com/beedTlq4dX6:08 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Tip time in 1️⃣ hour!
📍 @CapitalOneArena
🎙 @1067thefan
📺 @NBCSWashington
#DCAboveAll | @CapitalOne6:00 PM
Barry Jackson @flasportsbuzz
With TNT dumping Heat vs the disappointing Pacers on Dec. 21, Heat’s only national TV game (not counting NBA TV) in next 2 months is Dec. 8 vs. Bucks on ESPN. Wizards-Nets replaced Heat-Pacers on TNT schedule…. Heat has 5 national TV games after Jan., including Raptors Feb. 3 – 5:46 PM
Scott Agness @ScottAgness
The Pacers’ only scheduled appearance on national TV (TNT or ESPN/ABC) for the 2021-22 season has been dropped.
TNT will air Wizards-Nets on Dec. 21 instead of Pacers-Heat. – 5:43 PM
Anthony Chiang @Anthony_Chiang
The NBA announces that the Heat’s Dec. 21 home game vs. Pacers has been dropped from the TNT schedule. Replaced by Wizards-Nets. – 5:40 PM
Ira Winderman @IraHeatBeat
The NBA has dropped Dec. 21 Pacers at Heat from its TNT schedule, replaced by Wizards-Nets. – 5:37 PM
Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Chris Finch said Jaden McDaniels is not on the trip, so out for Friday in Brooklyn as well. Everyone else is in tonight (Edwards, Vanderbilt, Nowell). Just a matter of how they feel in terms of how long they go/how effective they are. – 5:37 PM
Josh Robbins @JoshuaBRobbins
With Aaron Holiday out tonight due to a non-COVID illness, Corey Kispert is likely to receive a bump in minutes tonight, coach Wes Unseld Jr. said. – 5:37 PM
Chase Hughes @ChaseHughesNBCS
The Wizards’ game against the Nets on Dec. 21 has been flexed to TNT. – 5:37 PM
Brian Lewis @NYPost_Lewis
The #Wizards at #Nets game on Tuesday Dec 21 will now be televised by #TNT. #NBA5:35 PM
Brian Mahoney @briancmahoney
Wizards at Nets on Dec. 21 now moves to TNT. Pacers at Heat dropped. – 5:34 PM
Ava Wallace @avarwallace
The Wizards-Nets game on Dec. 21 is now a national broadcast. Game was moved to TNT – 5:34 PM
JD Shaw @JShawNBA
The Wizards-Nets game on Tuesday, December 21 will now be televised by TNT. The network has decided to drop Pacers-Heat. – 5:34 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
📺 Our December 21 game at Brooklyn will now be broadcast nationally on @NBAonTNT! #DCAboveAll5:33 PM
Dane Moore @DaneMooreNBA
Anthony Edwards, Jarred Vanderbilt and Jaylen Nowell — who are dealing with illnesses — made the trip and are active tonight.
Finch says they will be monitoring how they feel.
Jaden McDaniels did not make the trip. – 5:33 PM
Mark Medina @MarkG_Medina
For Dec. 21, TNT will broadcast the Wizards-Nets game and have dropped the Pacers-Heat game – 5:32 PM
Christopher Hine @ChristopherHine
Jarred Vanderbilt is out here for his pre-game workout routine. Jaylen Nowell was also out here. pic.twitter.com/S7eyGexKHQ5:17 PM

Neil Dalal @NeilDalal96
Deni Avdija has a wrap wround his right ankle as he watches film with assistant coach Pat Delany pre-game
Already that time of year where players are fighting through minor nagging injuries – 4:50 PM
Tom Orsborn @tom_orsborn
McDermott (knee) and Vassell (quad) are probable for Thursday night at Portland. No surprise after both worked out at shootaround before Monday’s win over Wizards. Primo, Wieskamp & Cacok back with Austin. – 4:35 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Bringing you something fresh ahead of tonight’s game.
#WallpaperWednesday | @Verizon pic.twitter.com/XjckrE6DMJ3:49 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
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#DCAboveAll3:17 PM
Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Deni Avdija leads the team with a 99.6 defensive rating this season (min. 10 GP).
#DCAboveAll | @DXCTechnology pic.twitter.com/g0krbgC1pu2:30 PM

Mike Prada @MikePradaNBA
Great piece by @JADubin5 with some fascinating numbers about KCP, Kuzma, and Harrell in particular. This one illustrates one reason why I think Kuzma has been the Wizards’ unsung hero. https://t.co/3Dpn202tOE pic.twitter.com/6KyiUZnnjD2:17 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Back in The District.
Ready to take on the Wolves tonight!
#DCAboveAll pic.twitter.com/ZtthlvpbEU2:08 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Today, @CapitalCityGoGo GM Amber Nichols was named to the #ForbesUnder30 list!
This week, Nichols sat down with @Chris Miller and Tommy Sheppard to talk about her journey and how she approaches the job.
🎙LISTEN: https://t.co/fzZV3W7mt5 | @AlibabaGroup pic.twitter.com/Kz3I8o4BCD2:00 PM

Bradley Beal @RealDealBeal23
BACK HOME TONIGHT 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/yAHnhbFf3M1:33 PM

Harrison Wind @HarrisonWind
Denver’s Jokic/Gordon/Jeff Green trio remains intact tonight in Orlando.
Pure dominance: Nuggets have a 128.5 ORtg, 104 DRtg, 24.5 NetRtg with that 3-man lineup this season. It’s Denver’s best 3-man NetRtg (minimum 150 min) and the 5th best NetRtg of any 3-man lineup in the NBA. pic.twitter.com/FmTtXjJqrl1:02 PM

Washington Wizards @WashWizards
Gaff is coming off of a productive road trip.
#DCAboveAll | @CaesarsSports pic.twitter.com/5yiFKmjcHN1:00 PM

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