Bradley Beal returned from an injury to hit a game winning shot with six seconds left to give the Wizards a 102-101 victory. The win snapped a ten game losing streak at Madison Square Garden for the Wizards. Beal scored 21 points in the game. Martell Webster came off the bench to score 30 points on 9/13 shooting including 6/8 from beyond the arc. John Wall added 20 points and eight assists.
With the game tied at 100 all after a deep Beal three, Beno Udrih was fouled going to the hoop. He hit 1/2 free throws to put the Knicks up by one with 24 seconds left. The Wizards put the ball in Bradley Beal's hands on the ensuing possession and he drove to the hoop and scored to put the Wizards up by one with six seconds to play. The Knicks elected not to take a timeout, instead allowing Anthony to go the length of the floor where he missed a three at the buzzer.
Player of the Game
While Webster shot the ball phenomenally well and scored a team high 30 points, it was Beal who's clutch shooting saved the day down the stretch. Beal finished with 21 points, with 14 of those coming in the fourth quarter. He scored the team's final eight points with two crucial three pointers and then the layup with six seconds left.
11. Both teams made 11 three pointers in the game, but the Wizards did it on 61.1% shooting and the Knicks on 36.7%.
Garrett Temple only scored two points, but he played big minutes in the second half, managing the game well and finishing without a turnover.
By: Jacob Raim