For a team that entered the season with aspirations of winning 50 games and earning home-court advantage in the playoffs — the former now impossible, the likelihood of the latter fading quickly — John Wall’s Washington Wizards sure are slumping down the stretch.
Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman felt a little guilty about his halftime approach Saturday night.
Given the way things have gone for the struggling Washington Wizards lately, it wasn’t shocking when they squandered a 21-point second-half lead.
DeMar DeRozan hit a tiebreaking jump shot with 12 seconds left and the Toronto Raptors headed into the All-Star break on a winning note, beating the Washington Wizards 95-93 on Wednesday night.
John Wall fell one point shy of his first triple-double of the season, Marcin Gortat had 14 points and 14 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards beat the Orlando Magic 96-80 on Monday night to sweep the season series.
Al Jefferson had 18 points and 12 rebounds Monday night, and the Charlotte Hornets’ hot January carried over into Groundhog Day with a 92-88 win over the Washington Wizards.
Marcin Gortat scored 20 points, John Wall had 11 points and 10 assists and the Washington Wizards beat the overmatched Philadelphia 76ers 111-76 on Monday.
John Wall broke yet another personal 0-for-forever streak, this one against an entire team, scoring 25 points with eight assists Tuesday night in a 101-93 win over the San Antonio Spurs that gave him his first taste of success against the reigning NBA champs.
Kyle Korver scored 19 points and DeMarre Carroll added 16 to help the Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta Hawks win their eighth straight game, 120-89 over the Washington Wizards on Sunday.
The New York Knicks’ deconstruction project hit a new low Wednesday night with a 101-91 loss to the Washington Wizards, setting a record for longest in-season losing streak in the proud franchise’s 69-year history.