Wizards-Hawks matchup could have trade deadline implications

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The Washington Wizards match up Monday night at home against the young Atlanta Hawks at 7 p.m. When the two teams met last month, Washington walked away victorious, 114-98. Here’s everything you need to know leading up to the fourth and final contest between the two.

Wizards vs. Hawks

Monday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. — Capital One Arena

How to Watch: NBC Sports Washington, MyTeams.

Does Monday night’s matchup against the Hawks have potential implications for the Wizards as the NBA’s Feb. 7 trade deadline approaches? Chase Hughes details the scenario at hand.

The Wizards were hit with a hard reality Saturday night as they found themselves down early and often against the top dog in the East — the Milwaukee Bucks and their young star Giannis Antetokounmpo.

Washington enjoyed a winning month of January, going 8-6. Ben Standig explains what was working then.

See a video Hawks-Wizards preview from NBC Sports Washington.

Last time these teams met: The Wizards lead the season series with a 2-1 record heading into Monday night. Washington edged Atlanta Jan. 2 (114-98) led by 24 points from All-Star Bradley Beal.

Stat to Know: Beal is averaging career-highs in points (24.7) rebounds (5.0), and assists (5.1) while logging a staggering 37 minutes per game this season.

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