Washington 113, Brooklyn 115

Date - Friday, January 4, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials - #56 Mark Ayotte, #17 Joe Crawford, #73 Tre Maddox
Attendance - 16006

Final Scoring Summary

Final OT 1 2 3 4 X T
Brooklyn 20 32 26 15 22 115
Washington 30 25 24 14 20 113

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Brooklyn 18-15 11-7 7-8 W2
Washington 4-27 3-13 1-14 L4


Nets 115, Wizards 113 (2OT):
Joe Johnson’s step-back jumper with 0.7 seconds left in the second overtime lifted visiting Brooklyn past Washington.

Johnson finished with 18 points, Brook Lopez collected 27 points and 13 rebounds and Deron Williams had 24 points and 10 assists for the Nets, who moved to 4-1 under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo.

Brooklyn grabbed a quick lead in the second overtime as Keith Bogans scored five straight points. The Wizards battled back to tie it on rookie Bradley Beal’s free throws with nine seconds left, but the Nets called a timeout and drew up a play for Johnson. He took a hard dribble toward the lane and pulled back for the jumper.

Beal hit a 3-pointer at the end of the first overtime and scored 24 points while Jordan Crawford added 23 and Nene had 20 for Washington, which dropped its fourth straight game. The Wizards had an eight-point lead in the first overtime before Brooklyn used an 11-0 run to grab the edge.

It went back and forth in the final two quarters until Lopez’s put-back dunk with 3.2 seconds left gave the Nets the lead at 93-91. Washington called a timeout and ran a play for Nene, who hit a nine-foot jumper with 0.8 seconds left to send it to overtime.

The Nets played one other double-overtime game this season, Dec.14 against Detroit, in which Johnson nailed a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give Brooklyn the win. … The Nets were coming off a 17-point win at the best team in the NBA (Oklahoma City) but allowed the NBA-worst Wizards to jump out to a 10-point lead in the first quarter and played from behind the whole night. … Washington went 9-for-18 from 3-point range, led by Crawford’s 4-for-5 effort.

Top Game Performances

Brooklyn   Washington
Brook Lopez 27 Scoring Bradley Beal 24
Deron Williams 10 Assists Garrett Temple 11
Brook Lopez 13 Rebounds Emeka Okafor 7
Brook Lopez 11 Free Throws Made Nene 4
Andray Blatche 4 Steals Bradley Beal 3
Brook Lopez 3 Blocks Jan Vesely 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Brooklyn 115 46.1 8-24 25-36 22 54 7 8 21
Washington 113 47.3 9-18 18-31 27 41 4 13 16

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Miami. The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .148 after a loss.
  • Brooklyn will play their next game at home against Sacramento. The Nets have a W/L % of .647 after a win and .438 after a loss.
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