Dallas Defeats Washington 87-78 - Recap
|Dallas Defeats Washington 87-78 - Recap|
Dallas earned an 87-78 victory over Washington on Wednesday, getting 23 points from Monta Ellis at Verizon Center.
Dallas won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 203.5.
Dallas got 13 points from Vince Carter and another 11 points from Jose Calderon. Dirk Nowitzki contributed 4 assists, while Shawn Marion cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
The Wizards got a 22-point performance from John Wall, who was supported by 12 points from Marcin Gortat. John Wall had 5 assists in a losing cause for Washington, while Trevor Booker grabbed 19 rebounds.
Dallas trailed at halftime, 42-39.
Washington had a 46-44 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Dallas takes its act home to face Los Angeles looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Toronto.