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Spurs’ Lonnie Walker gives the rodeo an enthusiastic yee-haw

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When or: 6:00 p.m.; Capital One Arena, Washington

TV/Radio: BSSW; 1200 AM, 1350 AM (Spanish), 107.5 FM (Spanish)

LIKELY BEGINNERS

Spurs: PG Dejounte Murray (6-4, 5th year), SG Devin Vassell (6-5, 2nd year), SF Doug McDermott (6-7, 8th), PF Keldon Johnson (6-6, 3rd), C Jakob Poeltl ( 7-1, 6th)

Wizards: PG Raul Neto (6-2, 7th), SG Corey Kispert (6-6, 1st), SF Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (6-5, 9th), PF Kyle Kuzma (6-10, 5th), C Thomas Bryant (6-10, 5th)

RESERVATIONS

Spurs: G Lonnie Walker (6-4, 4th), G Josh Primo (6-4, 1st), F/C Zach Collins (6-11, 4th), G Tre Jones (6-1, 2nd), C Jock Landale ( 6-11, 1st), F Keita Bates-Diop (6-8, 4th), G Tomas Satoransky (6-7, 6th), G Josh Richardson (6-5, 7th), G/F Romeo Langford (6- 5, 3rd). Questionable: Primo (right wrist pain), Langford (left groin tightness). Inactive: Devantae Cacok (G League), Joe Wieskamp (G League).

Wizards: F Deni Avdija (6-9, 2nd), C Vernon Carey Jr. (6-9, 2nd), F/C Daniel Gafford (6-11, 3rd), F Anthony Gill (6-8, 2nd), F Rui Hachimura (6-8, 3rd), G Ish Smith (6-0, 11th), G Isaiah Todd (6-0, 1st), G Cassius Winston (6-1, 2nd). Inactive: Bradley Beal (left wrist surgery), Kristaps Porzingis (right knee bone bruise), Joel Ayayi (two-way).

COACHES

Spurs: Gregg Popovitch

Wizards: Wes Unseld Jr.

STATISTICAL LEADERS

Spurs: Points, Murray, 19.9 per game; rebounds, Poeltl, 9.2; assists, Murray, 9.3; steals, Murray, 2.0; blocks, Poeltl, 1.8

Wizards: Points, Kuzma, 16.3 per game; rebounds, Kuzma, 8.8; assists, Smith, 5.3; flies, Caldwell-Pope, 1.1; blocks, Gafford, 1.5

NOTABLE

Spurs won in last season’s visit to Capital One Arena, 146-143, in overtime. It was the most points for either team in series history.

The Spurs rank first in the NBA in assists, averaging 28 per game. Washington is sixth with 25.8 per game.

Porzingis, a former All-Star, has yet to appear in a game with the Wizards following a trade deal from Dallas.

Jeff McDonald