The Wizards begin their five-game road trip tonight in Houston. Washington will face five of the top nine seeds in the Western Conference while book ending the trip with two sets of back-to-backs.
Tonight’s matchup is the first of two meetings with Houston. The Rockets won last season’s season series 2-0. The two teams will meet again on Mar. 29 in Washington.
Through the first 14 games of December, the Wizards are 11-3 (8-2 at home). The Wizards are averaging 103.6 points per game on .482 shooting from the field during the month. Washington is holding opponents to 98.6 points per game on .440 shooting from the field.
John Wall leads the NBA with nine games of at least 20 points and 10 assists.
Wall averaged 21.0 points and 12.0 assists in two games against Houston last season.
Wall is averaging 17.4 points, 11.7 assists and 5.0 rebounds while shooting .497 from the field in the month of December (14 games).
Kris Humphries is averaging 16.0 points and 7.5 rebounds in his last two games off the bench.
— Washington Wizards notes