Ariza (knee) is available to play Friday night against Charlotte. Ariza was a late addition to the injury report due to right knee soreness, but the Wizards have reported that he's ready to roll. The UCLA product will be without a minutes restriction Friday evening, per Fred Katz of The Athletic.
Ariza will be a game-time decision for Friday's game against Charlotte due to a sore right knee. Ariza popped up on the injury report Thursday evening after being held to just two points over 22 minutes Wednesday against the Magic. The Wizards should provide more insight on his availability following Friday morning's shootaround.
Ariza totaled 11 points (5-14 FG, 1-7 3Pt), 10 rebounds and three assists across 37 minutes in the Wizards' win over the Kings on Monday. It was a rare double-double for Ariza, though he has contributed significantly this season regardless. In six games in the month of March, Ariza is averaging 15.0 points, 5.3 rebounds and 3.8 assists.
Ariza accumulated 27 points (8-13 FG, 7-11 3Pt, 4-4 FT), four assists, three rebounds, and one steal in 41 minutes during Saturday's 135-130 overtime loss to the Timberwolves. Ariza has scored at least 22 points in three of the last six games, but he has also finished in single digits in three of the last seven. Nevertheless, he amassed a season high in made threes while matching his season high in scoring, and he has been a solid option across all formats since the mid-December trade.
Ariza scored 22 points (8-14 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 3-5 FT) and collected six rebounds along with three assists over 35 minutes Wednesday against Dallas. Ariza hit three treys for the second consecutive contest and also found a way to contribute on the boards as well as in the assist column. He's finished in double digits in three of his previous five contests and is averaging 15.0 ppg along with 6.2 rpg over that stretch.
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