Washington 95, Atlanta 99

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, October 30, 2010 7:00 PM
Location - Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials - # Curtis Blair, #48 Scott Foster, #71 Rodney Mott
Attendance - 18729

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Washington 27 13 30 25 95
Atlanta 18 26 26 29 99

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 0-2 0-0 0-2 L2
Atlanta 3-0 1-0 2-0 W3

Recap

Joe Johnson scored 25 points to lead five Atlanta players in double figures as the Hawks defeated the visiting Washington Wizards 99-95 on Saturday night.

Johnson broke an 84-all tie with a jumper with 4:28 remaining and followed with a 3-pointer as the Hawks used an 11-3 run to pull away for their third consecutive victory to start the season.

Al Horford had 21 points and 10 rebounds, Jamal Crawford had 15 points, Michael Bibby scored 12 and Josh Smith chipped in with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

Rookie John Wall had 28 points, nine assists and five rebounds to lead Washington (0-2). Al Thornton had 24 points and Andray Blatche scored 18. JaVale McGee blocked seven shots.

The score was tied at 72 early in the final quarter before the Hawks went on a 9-0 run. Washington rallied back to tie the score at 84 with just under five minutes remaining after back-to-back baskets by Blatche.

The Wizards led by nine points after the first quarter but tallied just 13 second-quarter points to trail by four at halftime.

Top Game Performances

Washington   Atlanta
John Wall 28 Scoring Joe Johnson 25
John Wall 9 Assists Mike Bibby 4
JaVale McGee 8 Rebounds Al Horford 10
John Wall 8 Free Throws Made Al Horford 9
Kirk Hinrich 3 Steals Joe Johnson 2
JaVale McGee 7 Blocks Josh Smith 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Washington 95 50.0 4-12 15-21 16 34 13 8 18
Atlanta 99 42.0 5-19 26-30 19 43 4 4 17

Upcoming Games

  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Hawks have a W/L % of 1.000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game at home against Philadelphia. The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .000 after a loss.
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