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Washington Defeats Toronto 98-95 - Recap

Toronto was scorched by Nick Young for 29 points as the Wizards defated the Raptors 98-95 in NBA action on Saturday.

Washington won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 209.5.

Andray Blatche had 17 points for Washington and Rashard Lewis chipped in with 13 points. John Wall had 9 assists for the Wizards, while Andray Blatche was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.

Toronto got 25 points from Andrea Bargnani in a losing cause and another 21 points from Jose Calderon. Jose Calderon contributed 15 assists for the Raptors, while Amir Johnson had 10 rebounds.

The Wizards hit the break leading 47-42 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Washington as they grabbed 48 boards, while Toronto only had 39.

Washington heads into a battle against the Jazz. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Orleans.