| Today’s Storyline: Washington travels to Minnesota on the first night of a back-to-back.
The Wizards play a back-to-back against the Timberwolves and 76ers on the road in the next two games, their longest travel between back-to-backs this season by over 200 miles (MIN to PHI, 984 miles. Next longest, MEM to WAS, 763 miles).
Washington and Minnesota have split the season series in seven consecutive seasons, excluding the 2011-12 shortened season where only one game was played.
The home team is 12-3 since the 2009-10 season in the series.
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