Jordan Crawford scored 26 points for Washington on Tuesday, leading the Wizards to a 77-70 victory over New Orleans at New Orleans Arena.
Washington won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 188.5.
Bradley Beal had 15 points for Washington and Nene Hilario chipped in with 10 points. Jordan Crawford had 4 assists for the Wizards, while Nene Hilario was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.
New Orleans got 17 points from Ryan Anderson in a losing cause and another 13 points from Anthony Davis. Greivis Vasquez contributed 5 assists for the Hornets, while Ryan Anderson had 11 rebounds.
Washington trailed at halftime, 42-36.
The rebound battle favored New Orleans as they grabbed 54 boards, while Washington only had 49.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Houston looking for another win. For New Orleans, they head on the road to face Oklahoma City.