Three Things to Watch: Mavericks at Wizards 11/19

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Nov 15, 2014; Washington, DC, USA; Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) celebrates with Wizards forward Rasual Butler (8) against the Orlando Magic in the fourth quarter at Verizon Center. The Wizards won 98-93. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The Dallas Mavericks are entering Wednesday night’s game on fire. But I truly believe the loss of Devin Harris is a huge blow to this team.

Without Harris, the only two-guard besides Ellis on the roster is Ricky Ledo (who?!). Dallas can opt to use Jefferson at the two and Aminu at the three when it resorts to its bench, but that still gives Washington an advantage.

I haven’t even mentioned John Wall, who should have no problem blowing past Raymond Felton and Jameer Nelson.

While I don’t think Nene can neutralize Dirk and Paul Pierce will struggle to keep up with Chandler Parsons, I think Washington’s advantage at the guard and center positions, especially off the bench, will help.

Oh yeah, and the Big Panda’s return will only help players like Wall and Pierce.

It’ll be close, but I think the Wizards finally get a win over the Mavericks.

Wizards 95, Mavericks 92