Keith Firmin brings you The Wrap-Up on all of last night’s NBA games including, Washington’s big win and New York’s third straight loss.
Minnesota @ Washington
John Wall had 14 points and 16 assists and backcourt partner, Bradley Beal, scored 25 points as the Wizards pulled off the surprise 104-100 win over the visiting Timberwolves, 104-100. Kevin Love had 25 points and 11 rebounds, including 16 points in the first quarter.
Wall serves up his team
New York @ Detroit
The Knicks are in the midst of a three-game losing streak having dropped this one on the road to the Pistons, 92-86. Rodney Stuckey dropped in 21 points from the bench while Greg Monroe and Andre Drummond recorded double-doubles as the Pistons won their fourth game of the season. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 21 points.
Atlanta @ Miami
Even without Dwyane Wade, the Heat brushed aside the visiting Hawks, beating them 104-88. Chris Bosh led the Heat with 19 points in only 25 minutes. Mike Scott had 15 points and 10 rebounds off the bench for the Hawks.
Pero Antic with the difficult finish
Boston @ Houston
The Rockets made light work of the visiting Celtics, beating them 109-85 thanks, in part, to Terence Jones’ career-high 24 points. Dwight Howard had 10 points, 11 boards and three blocks in the Rockets’ 8th win of the year. The Celtics have now lost four straight games.
Clutch sinks half-court shot, teases Dwight
Phoenix @ Sacramento
Despite scoring almost 40 points in the second quarter, the Suns couldn’t beat the Kings, going down in Sacramento 107-104. DeMarcus Cousins had a monster game with 27 points, 12 rebounds, four steals and two blocks, while Isaiah Thomas chipped in 19 points off the bench. Gerald Green led the Suns with 23 points.