Toronto Falls 134-129 to Wizards - Recap
Toronto was victimized by Marcin Gortat for 31 points as the Wizards defeated the Raptors 134-129 in NBA action on Thursday.
Washington won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 198.5.
Washington got 31 points from John Wall and another 16 points from Trevor Ariza. John Wall contributed 9 assists, while Marcin Gortat cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Toronto got 34 points from DeMar DeRozan in a losing cause and another 26 points from Greivis Vasquez. Kyle Lowry contributed 10 assists for the Raptors, while Jonas Valanciunas had 10 rebounds.
Washington led at halftime, 57-54.
Washington won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 57-50.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Toronto, they head home to face Golden State.