What was a close game almost the entire way turned into a double-digit win for the Bobcats as they closed the game on a 15-5 run to win 98-85. With Washington trailing by just three and about five minutes to go, the Bobcats ran off 11 straight points as the Wizards went cold late. John Wall led the Wizards with 23 points while Bradley Beal had 18. Al Jefferson led all scorers with 26 points and 10 boards, and Kemba Walker added 16.

Key Moment

With 4:34 to go in the game and the Wizards trailing by three, John Wall fouled Kemba Walker shooting a three as the shotclock wound down. Randy Wittman was upset with the call and was hit with a technical which gave Kemba Walker four free throws. He proceeded to make all four to put the Bobcats up by seven and they would never relinquish control of the game.

Player of the Game

Al Jefferson continued to play at a very high level, as he finished with 26 points on 13/20 shooting and 10 rebounds. He also finished as a game-high +16.

Key Number

2. The Wizards struggled to get out in transition, finishing with just one fast break bucket for two points in the game.

Unsung Hero

Andre Miller played a very solid, efficient ballgame, as he had six points on 3/4 shooting and five assists against just one turnover.

By: Jacob Raim

Field Goal %: 42.7%
3 Point %: 36.0%
Assists: 16
Rebounds: 37
Opponents Field Goal %: 48.7%

Points: John Wall - 23
Rebounds: Marcin Gortat - 10
Assists: Andre Miller - 5
Blocks: Drew Gooden - 2
Steals: 3 Tied - 1