Washington 105, Orlando 97

Date - Friday, December 28, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials - #20 Leroy Richardson, #49 Tom Washington, #37 Lauren Holtkamp
Attendance - 15789

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Orlando 31 20 21 25 97
Washington 25 29 26 25 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Orlando 12-17 7-8 5-9 L4
Washington 4-23 3-11 1-12 W1


Wizards 105, Magic 97: Jordan Crawford scored 27 points and host Washington withstood an early 3-point barrage to snap an eight-game losing streak.

Nene added 23 points and 11 rebounds and Kevin Seraphin scored 17 points as the Wizards handed Orlando its fourth consecutive defeat and beat the Magic for only the second time in 12 meetings.

Arron Afflalo scored 26 points and J.J. Redick came off the bench to add 23 for Orlando, which hit its first five 3-point attempts - four by Jameer Nelson - to bolt to a 25-8 lead midway through the opening quarter.

Crawford scored 14 points and fellow reserve Garrett Temple added seven in the second quarter as the Wizards stormed back to take a 54-51 lead into halftime. They extended the advantage to 15 points with a 12-0 run late in the third quarter.

The Magic responded with a 9-2 spurt to cut the deficit to 80-72 entering the fourth and got within 83-80 with just under nine minutes to play, but Seraphin scored six points in a 13-2 run to restore the lead to 96-82.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Magic G E'Twaun Moore suffered a sprained elbow in the first quarter and did not return. X-rays were negative and he will be re-evaluated when the club returns to Orlando. ... Crawford shot 11-for-16 in his second straight game off the bench to help the Wizards snap Orlando's 12-game streak of holding an opponent under 100 points. ... Magic F Hedo Turkoglu, who broke his hand in the season opener, took part in pregame warmups but did not dress for the contest.

Top Game Performances

Orlando   Washington
Arron Afflalo 26 Scoring Jordan Crawford 27
Jameer Nelson 8 Assists Jordan Crawford 6
Nikola Vucevic 11 Rebounds Nene 11
Arron Afflalo 7 Free Throws Made Nene 9
Arron Afflalo 2 Steals Garrett Temple 2
Kyle O'Quinn 1 Blocks Kevin Seraphin 4

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Orlando 97 45.3 10-28 9-11 25 41 2 5 14
Washington 105 47.7 6-20 15-17 25 47 8 6 11

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Chicago. The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .167 after a loss.
  • Orlando will play their next game at home against Toronto. The Magic have a W/L % of .500 after a win and .353 after a loss.
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