Washington 89, Brooklyn 74

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, February 8, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials - #47 Bennie Adams, #19 James Capers, #29 Mark Lindsay
Attendance - 19614

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Brooklyn 20 11 22 21 74
Washington 21 30 14 24 89

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Brooklyn 29-21 18-9 11-12 L1
Washington 14-35 11-14 3-21 W3

Recap

Wizards 89, Nets 74: Nene collected 20 points and 11 rebounds and was part of a strong defensive effort as Washington crushed visiting Brooklyn.

Martell Webster added 16 points and John Wall collected 15 and nine assists for the Wizards, who have won three straight for the second time this season.

Deron Williams had 20 points and Joe Johnson chipped in 14 as the Nets struggled to 32.9 percent from the field in falling to 11-12 on the road.

Washington made its move in the second quarter, turning a one-point edge into a 51-31 lead at the break. Brooklyn went the first 8:24 of the second quarter without a field goal until Brook Lopez finally snapped the drought.

The Wizards went through their own drought of over six minutes in the third quarter as the Nets cut it to 62-53, but A.J. Price ended the period with a 3-pointer to send Washington into the final frame with a 65-53 edge. Brooklyn never got within single digits in the fourth.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Washington has won eight of its last nine at home. … Nets F Jerry Stackhouse (neck) missed his third straight game. … Wizards G Bradley Beal (wrist) made his return after a five-game absence and went 1-for-5 in 18 minutes off the bench.

Top Game Performances

Brooklyn   Washington
Deron Williams 20 Scoring Nene 20
Deron Williams 5 Assists John Wall 9
Reggie Evans 13 Rebounds Nene 11
Brook Lopez 7 Free Throws Made John Wall 3
Andray Blatche 3 Steals John Wall 4
Brook Lopez 4 Blocks Nene 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Brooklyn 74 32.9 5-18 19-32 17 47 5 9 15
Washington 89 45.0 7-16 10-11 19 45 4 11 13

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game on the road against Milwaukee. The Wizards have a W/L % of .385 after a win and .250 after a loss.
  • Brooklyn will play their next game at home against San Antonio. The Nets have a W/L % of .621 after a win and .524 after a loss.