Monta Ellis had no question he would play Tuesday night.
With his team under constant assault down the stretch Monday night, Bradley Beal did what needed to be done: He played with confidence.
Earlier this month, the Washington Wizards frittered away a 23-point lead against the Boston Celtics but hung on for a grueling double-overtime win.
John Wall had 24 points and 11 assists, eluding the Knicks all day until getting knocked to the floor by a flagrant foul that sparked an altercation, and the Washington Wizards beat New York 102-91 on Thursday.
While the Wizards lost, 99-91, John Wall and Derrick Rose traded blows like titans, proving their matchup was well worth the nearly three-year wait.
Derrick Rose scored 25 points and Pau Gasol had 18 as the Chicago Bulls won their fourth straight, beating the Washington Wizards 99-91 on Tuesday night.
Phoenix Suns coach Jeff Hornacek got the killer instinct he was looking for.
One of the biggest reasons why Paul Pierce decided to join the Washington Wizards was because he thought they could be a contender if they learned how to finish games.
John Wall has had plenty of bulletin board material to propel him to new heights this season, starting with being cut from Team USA. His goal, he says, it to “let them know they left two of the best young guys in the league off the team.”
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