New Jersey vs Washington Wrap - New Jersey Wins 90-84
Deron Williams scored 23 points leading the Nets to a 90-84 victory over Washington at Verizon Center on Monday.
New Jersey won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 189.5.
New Jersey got 21 points from Kris Humphries and another 16 points from Anthony Morrow. Deron Williams contributed 8 assists, while Kris Humphries cleaned the glass with 16 rebounds.
The Wizards got a 16-point performance from Nick Young, who was supported by 15 points from Jordan Crawford. John Wall had 6 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while Andray Blatche grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Washington were victorious, as the score was 45-37 at the break.
New Jersey won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 58-38.
Next game, New Jersey takes its act home to face Atlanta looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Atlanta.