Washington 101, Oklahoma City 99

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, January 7, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials - #14 Ed Malloy, #63 Derek Richardson, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 16917

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Oklahoma City 20 33 20 26 99
Washington 30 21 25 25 101

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Oklahoma City 26-8 17-3 9-5 L1
Washington 5-28 4-13 1-15 W1

Recap


Wizards 101, Thunder 99:
Rookie Bradley Beal drained a jumper with 0.3 seconds remaining as Washington snapped a five-game losing streak by stunning visiting Oklahoma City.

After Kevin Durant had tied the game on a 3-pointer with 36 seconds left, the Wizards missed a shot but got the offensive rebound and called timeout. Beal got the ball for the final play and rose up near the free-throw line to knock down the game-winner and cap a 22-point effort.

Martell Webster added 22 points, Kevin Seraphin scored 19 and Emeka Okafor added 12 and 12 rebounds for Washington, which improved to 5-28.

The Thunder shot 56.4 percent in the first half but needed a buzzer-beating 3-pointer from Serge Ibaka before the break to take a 53-51 lead into the locker room. The Wizards fell behind again in the third quarter but grabbed a 76-73 advantage heading into the fourth when Beal was fouled on a made 3-pointer and converted the four-point play.

Washington led by as many as 10 points in the fourth quarter and had a 94-85 advantage with 3:59 left when Oklahoma City made its push. Durant finished with 29 points, eight assists and seven rebounds while Ibaka collected 26 points and 11 boards for the Thunder.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Washington F Nene (right knee tendinitis), G Jordan Crawford (left ankle) and F Cartier Martin (left knee) all missed the game. Wizards F Trevor Ariza (left calf) returned from a 17-game absence and went 1-for-6 in 14 minutes, while G A.J. Price (fractured right hand) played for the first time since Dec. 8 and chipped in five assists in 16 minutes off the bench. … Oklahoma City G Russell Westbrook was held to 17 points on 4-of-17 shooting. … The Thunder dropped to 2-2 in January and have lost three of their last five on the road.

Top Game Performances

Oklahoma City   Washington
Kevin Durant 29 Scoring Bradley Beal 22
Kevin Durant 8 Assists A.J. Price 5
Serge Ibaka 11 Rebounds Emeka Okafor 12
Kevin Durant 9 Free Throws Made Martell Webster 4
Kevin Durant 3 Steals Trevor Ariza 1
Serge Ibaka 2 Blocks Emeka Okafor 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Oklahoma City 99 42.5 6-25 25-30 21 44 5 8 13
Washington 101 43.7 10-18 15-18 20 45 5 5 14

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game at home against Atlanta. The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .172 after a loss.
  • Oklahoma City will play their next game at home against Minnesota. The Thunder have a W/L % of .741 after a win and .857 after a loss.