Arenas, Wizards handle 76ers

Arenas, Wizards handle 76ers

Gilbert Arenas went for 31 points and eight rebounds to lead the Washington Wizards over the Philadelphia 76ers 105-98 on Tuesday night.

Washington covered as 2-point home favorites, while the teams played UNDER the 206.5-point total posted by sportsbooks.

Earl Boykins dropped 18 points off the bench for the Wizards, who got 14 points from Caron Butler in the win.

Reserve Elton Brand paced Philadelphia with 18 points and 12 boards, while Willie Green had 16 points and six assists for the 76ers.