Washington 93, Atlanta 83

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 12, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials - #30 John Goble, #79 Kevin Scott, #49 Tom Washington
Attendance - 15331

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Atlanta 17 33 16 17 83
Washington 27 24 22 20 93

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Atlanta 21-15 12-6 9-9 L1
Washington 6-28 5-13 1-15 W2

Recap


Wizards 93, Hawks 83:
John Wall scored 14 points and dished out four assists in his season debut while rookie Bradley Beal and A.J. Price scored 16 points apiece as host Washington was able to string together consecutive wins for the first time this season. 

After missing 33 games with a stress injury in his left patella, Wall was effective in 21 minutes off the bench as Washington won for just the third time in its last 16 contests. Martell Webster added 15 points and Emeka Okafor collected 10 and 10 rebounds for the Wizards. 

Jeff Teague scored 19 points and Al Horford chipped in 16 and 12 boards for the Hawks, who have dropped five of six. Atlanta had its six-game winning streak against the Wizards snapped and fell for just the second time in the last 20 meetings. 

The Wizards reeled off a 9-0 run early in the game and led 27-17 after one quarter, but Atlanta heated up in the second and cut the deficit to 51-50 at halftime. 

Washington scored the first seven points of the second half and led the rest of the way. The Hawks trimmed it to 83-77 with 5:07 left, but the Wizards answered with six straight points and didn't let the margin slip into single digits again.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Okafor recorded his sixth double-double in his past 10 games. … Hawks F Kyle Korver went 1-for-4 from 3-point range. He has made at least one 3-pointer in a personal-best 30 consecutive games - the second-longest streak in franchise history behind Mookie Blaylock (42). … The Hawks dropped to 7-4 in the second game of back-to-back sets. 

Top Game Performances

Atlanta   Washington
Jeff Teague 19 Scoring Bradley Beal 16
Devin Harris 5 Assists John Wall 4
Al Horford 12 Rebounds Nene 10
Ivan Johnson 6 Free Throws Made Emeka Okafor 4
Jeff Teague 2 Steals Bradley Beal 3
Al Horford 1 Blocks Trevor Booker 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Atlanta 83 38.5 7-24 16-25 23 38 4 8 16
Washington 93 45.6 2-11 19-27 17 51 4 9 17

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game at home against Orlando. The Wizards have a W/L % of .200 after a win and .172 after a loss.
  • Atlanta will play their next game on the road against Chicago . The Hawks have a W/L % of .571 after a win and .600 after a loss.