103

110

Recap

The Wizards battled back from down 16 to get as close as one in the fourth quarter, but could not overtake the Clippers, falling in LA, 110-103. It was a well played offensive game, with both teams shooting around 50%. The Clippers got to the free throw line much more frequently than the Wizards and shot the three ball better, which made the difference. Bradley Beal led the Wizards in scoring again, finishing with 20 points. He was at his best in the fourth quarter, scoring five of his eight buckets in the final frame. John Wall had a double-double with 19 points and 11 assists. The Clippers had three players finish with 20 plus points, 29 for Griffin, 21 for Crawford and 20 for Reddick.

Key Moment

With three minutes to play, Kevin Seraphin hit a layup to cut the Clippers lead to just one. The Clippers immediately responded with an 8-0 run over the next minute and a half to close out the Wizards. During that stretch, the Wizards went 0-5 from the field and 0-2 at the free throw line.

Player of the Game

Blake Griffin controlled the game in the paint, finishing with 29 points on 12/20 shooting. He added nine rebounds and four assists.

Key Number

42-17. The free throw discrepancy in this game was astronomical, as the Clippers got to the free thrown line 25 more times than the Wizards.

Unsung Hero

Seraphin came off the bench to do some solid work in his 29 minutes, finishing with 10 points on 5/8 shooting and seven rebounds.

By: Jacob Raim



Field Goal %: 51.1%
3 Point %: 13.6%
Assists: 31
Rebounds: 36
Opponents Field Goal %: 49.3%


Points: Bradley Beal - 20
Rebounds: Nene - 8
Assists: John Wall - 11
Blocks: Marcin Gortat - 3
Steals: 4 Tied - 2