Washington 98, Detroit 77

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, February 12, 2012 6:00 PM
Location - The Palace of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan
Officials - #75 Eric Dalen, #7 Kevin Fehr, #14 Ed Malloy
Attendance - 12654

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Washington 26 19 29 24 98
Detroit 18 27 18 14 77

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Washington 6-22 4-12 2-10 W1
Detroit 8-21 6-9 2-12 L1

Recap

JaVale McGee went for 22 points and 11 rebounds, Nick Young scored 22 points and the visiting Washington Wizards dominated the second half en route to a 98-77 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday.

The Pistons shot just 27 percent from the floor after the break as their season-high four-game winning streak came to an end.

John Wall collected nine points, 15 assists and five rebounds while Jan Vesely chipped in 10 points and eight rebounds off the bench for the Wizards, who improved to 2-10 on the road.

Washington finished 3-38 on the road last season and did not win its second away from the Verizon Center until the 73rd game.

Detroit led 61-59 with 3:56 left in the third quarter when it began to slip away.

Wall scored all nine of his points and Young added eight in a 28-4 run bridging the third and fourth quarters. The lead would grow to as much as 98-71 late in the fourth as Rashard Lewis got into the act with 10 points in a span of 2:11.

Greg Monroe scored 27 points for the Pistons, but Rodney Stuckey, Brandon Knight, Ben Gordon and Austin Daye combined to shoot 7 of 36 from the floor.

Top Game Performances

Washington   Detroit
JaVale McGee 22 Scoring Greg Monroe 27
John Wall 15 Assists Walker Russell 4
JaVale McGee 11 Rebounds Ben Wallace 7
Chris Singleton 4 Free Throws Made Greg Monroe 9
Jan Vesely 2 Steals Rodney Stuckey 3
Jan Vesely 3 Blocks Austin Daye 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Washington 98 46.8 6-15 18-21 23 47 9 8 21
Detroit 77 32.6 1-11 18-19 17 42 2 10 19

Upcoming Games

  • Detroit will play their next game at home against San Antonio. The Pistons have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .200 after a loss.
  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Portland . The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .261 after a loss.
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