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Recap

The Wizards made a big run late in the fourth but it was not quite enough as they fell to the Grizzlies at the Verizon Center, 110-104. The loss snapped the Wizards six game winning streak. The Wizards trailed by as many as 19 in the fourth quarter, but got hot late and got the lead all the way down to two with eight seconds to go, but could not finish the deal. John Wall led all scorers with 23 points and nine assists while Bradley Beal had 21. Marcin Gortat's double-double streak was snapped at seven as he finished with 16 points and eight rebounds. For the Grizzlies, Tayshaun Prince scored 21 and Mike Conley had 20.

Key Moment

With 4:13 to go in the third quarter, John Wall hit a 17 footer to tie the game at 60 all. At that point the Grizzlies would become unstoppable, scoring on seven straight possessions and ending the quarter on a 19-4 run. That lead would prove to be too much for the Wizards to overcome, even with their late run.

Player of the Game

Tayshaun Prince turned back the clock in this one, scoring a season-high 21 points on 8/11 shooting, grabbing six rebounds and finishing as a +16.

Key Stat

62-34. The Grizzlies controlled the game inside, outscoring the Wizards by 28 in the paint.

Unsung Hero

Otto Porter got his first extended run in a while and hits his first two NBA three pointers, to finish with six points. He was also a team high +13 in his 10 minutes of action.



Field Goal %: 48.1%
3 Point %: 47.4%
Assists: 18
Rebounds: 34
Opponents Field Goal %: 54.4%


Points: John Wall - 23
Rebounds: Marcin Gortat - 8
Assists: John Wall - 9
Blocks: Wall and Booker - 1
Steals: 4 Tied - 1