Portland Trail Blazers
After letting a 25-point lead dwindle to three, the Washington Wizards held on to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-97 Monday night, behind John Wall’s 21 points, 11 assists, nine rebounds, two blocks — and one head-first dive into the fifth row of the stands.
Each time that LaMarcus Aldridge went to the free-throw line late in the game against the Washington Wizards, the Trail Blazers’ forward was showered with a chant of “MVP, MVP,” from the hometown fans.
The Washington Wizards earned their first victory after starting the season with 12 straight losses, getting 19 points from Jordan Crawford in an 84-82 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night.
The Wizards held practice today one day after being “embarrassed” at home by the San Antonio Spurs.
Fresh off a win in Detroit, the Wizards hope to keep things going with a victory tonight in Portland. It’s the first in a series of west coast games that also include the Clippers, Jazz, and Suns. Tonight, it won’t be easy.