Washington Defeats Brooklyn 113-107 - Recap
The Wizards grabbed a 113-107 win over the Nets on Wednesday, behind a 21-point effort from John Wall at Barclays Center.
Washington won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 196.5.
Washington got 17 points from Nene Hilario and another 15 points from Bradley Beal. John Wall contributed 6 assists, while Trevor Booker cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Brooklyn got 27 points from Paul Pierce in a losing cause and another 22 points from Brook Lopez. Deron Williams contributed 13 assists for the Nets, while Joe Johnson had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Washington were victorious, as the score was 59-53 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Washington as they grabbed 51 boards, while Brooklyn only had 31.
Washington looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Celtics. The Nets will aim to get back on the winning track at Philadelphia.