122

103

Recap

The Wizards cruised to victory over the Sixers in Philly, 122-103, getting their sixth straight win in the process. The Sixers never managed to get within single digits in the fourth quarter as the Wizards had their second largest margin of victory this year. Trevor Ariza scored 24 points in the first quarter en route to a new career-high for the 10 year vet with 40 points. John Wall tied his career-high with 16 assists and added 17 points. Marcin Gortat grabbed his seventh consecutive double-double, scoring 13 points and pulling down 14 rebounds. The highlight of the night for the Sixers was the retirement of Allen Iverson's number three at halftime, but on the court Tony Wroten led them with 19 points and Thaddeus Young had 17.

Key Moment

In the second quarter, the Sixers put the only scare of the night into the Wizards, starting the quarter on a 9-0 run to get as close as six. The Wizards responded with an 8-1 run and the Sixers would never get closer than eight again.

Player of the Game

Trevor Ariza has had a long, productive NBA career, and this might've been his best individual effort. He scored 24 points in the first quarter, hit his first eight three point attempts and finished with a career-high 40 points. He finished 14/23 from the field, 8/12 from long distance and 4/5 from the free-throw line. He also added four steals.

Key Stat

33. The Wizards dished out 33 assists on their 45 made buckets, one off of their season-high.

Unsung Hero

Trevor Booker's efficient play continued, as he finished with 14 points on 6/7 shooting, seven rebounds, two assists and two steals.



Field Goal %: 50.6%
3 Point %: 46.2%
Assists: 33
Rebounds: 44
Opponents Field Goal %: 45.2%


Points: Trevor Ariza - 40
Rebounds: Marcin Gortat - 14
Assists: John Wall - 16
Blocks: Gortat and Booker - 2
Steals: Trevor Ariza - 4