Tune-In Tidbits: NBA TV Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018
Washington Wizards at Dallas Mavericks, 8:30 ET, NBA TV
John Wall currently ranks third in the league in Steals Per Game and is top five in the NBA in Deflections and Loose Balls Recovered while his backcourt mate, Bradley Beal has taken the 5th most charges this season.
Luka Doncic is averaging 19.4 PTS, 6.6 REB, 4.6 AST, with his scoring average being on pace for the third highest rookie average since 2011-12. Donovan Mitchell (20.5) and Joel Embiid (20.2) are the only others to have topped that mark.
Washington is coming off a win against the Knicks that broke a 5-game losing streak and they may have found a winning formula. They had a season-best Defensive Rating in that game (96), and have won both of their top defensive games this season, the other coming at Portland (102.5) on 10/22.
DeAndre Jordan is 2nd in the league in Screen Assists at 5.9 per game and he leads the league in Points Created off Screen Assists per game (13.6)
Luka Doncic is 16th in the league in Drives per game (13.3), and of all players who average at least 13 Drives per game he has the 5th highest percentage of Drives that result in Assists (10.8)