Kenneth Faried had 20 points and Aaron Brooks hit four straight free throws in the final 12 seconds, helping the injury-riddled Denver Nuggets hold off the Washington Wizards 105-102 on Sunday night.
John Wall scored 33 points, Drew Gooden got 11 of his 21 in the final quarter and the Washington Wizards overcame a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit for a 101-94 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday night.
John Wall scored 23 points to lead the Wizards, but he went scoreless in the fourth and received little help from his teammates.
Perhaps we should re-name our NBA franchise the Whoa-zards because coach Randy Wittman’s team has been pretty surprising since Nene went down with a sprained knee 15 days ago.
Trevor Ariza scored 26 points, Bradley Beal added 22, and the Washington Wizards took an early lead and never lost it Wednesday night, shooting 54 percent in a 104-91 win over the Utah Jazz.
Tayshaun Prince scored a season-high 21 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies withstood a late rally Monday night to snap the Washington Wizards’ winning streak at six with a 110-104 victory.
The 76ers’ fans came to celebrate Allen Iverson’s No. 3. Trevor Ariza left them talkin’ about 40.
Trevor Ariza scored the go-ahead basket on a fast-break layup with 1:20 left in the third overtime and the Washington Wizards outlasted the Toronto Raptors 134-129 on Thursday night.
John Wall scored 27 points, and the must-make-playoffs Washington Wizards survived their first game after Nene’s latest injury, beating the road-hapless Orlando Magic 115-106 Tuesday night.
Drew Gooden has agreed to join the Washington Wizards on a 10-day contract.