Washington Defeats New Jersey 98-92 - Recap
|Washington Defeats New Jersey 98-92 - Recap|
John Wall went off for 26 points and added 6 rebounds leading Washington over New Jersey, 98-92, on Sunday at Verizon Center.
Bettors who backed the Wizards were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 193.5.
Washington got 21 points from Jordan Crawford and another 16 points from JaVale McGee. John Wall contributed 8 assists, while Trevor Booker cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
The Nets got a 21-point performance from Brook Lopez, who was supported by 19 points from Anthony Morrow. Jordan Farmar had 17 assists in a losing cause for New Jersey, while Kris Humphries grabbed 17 rebounds.
Washington trailed at halftime, 56-43.
New Jersey won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 47-32.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Trail Blazers. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track vs Indiana.