Washington vs Cleveland Recap - Wizards Win 96-83
Washington earned a 96-83 victory over Cleveland on Sunday, getting 21 points from John Wall at Quicken Loans Arena.
Bettors who backed the Wizards were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 196.5.
Bradley Beal had 17 points for Washington and Trevor Ariza chipped in with 15 points. John Wall had 9 assists for the Wizards, while Marcin Gortat was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
Cleveland got 17 points from Luol Deng in a losing cause and another 16 points from Spencer Hawes. Kyrie Irving contributed 5 assists for the Cavaliers, while Tristan Thompson had 12 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Washington were victorious, as the score was 58-52 at the break.
Cleveland won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 51-48.
Washington heads into a battle against the Magic. Cleveland, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.