If there's a reason to watch Friday night's matchup between the Washington Wizards and Orlando Magic, it may be to see John Wall.
These teams have numerous players unavailable as Wall tries to help the visiting Wizards end a six-game road losing streak against a Magic team that has dropped eight straight.
Washington (26-45) had only eight players available in its last contest while Orlando (18-54) started three rookies among the eight it used in its latest game.
While established veterans such as the Magic's Jameer Nelson and the Wizards' Emeka Okafor will play Friday, Wall figures to be the player to watch. This will mark his first start against the Magic this season as he came off the bench once after missing the first two meetings due to his knee injury.
The third-year guard is averaging 21.5 points in March to rank 11th in the NBA, including a spectacular career-high 47-point effort in Monday's 107-94 home win over Memphis.
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