To slow down the Mavs, the Wizards will have to rely on defense to extend their home win streak to five (CSN, CSNwashington.com and NBC Sports Live Extra, 6:30 p.m. ET).
Even if Bradley Beal isn't quite his old self if he makes his season debut tonight, his presence should make John Wall more effective for the Wizards.
Jason Collins, the first openly gay man to play in the NBA, announced Wednesday his retirement from the league.
Bradley Beal says even though teammates want him to play it will be his call to debut vs. the Dallas Mavericks tonight (CSN, CSNwashington.com and NBC Sports Live Extra, 6:30 p.m. ET).