After losing four straight, the Washington Wizards entered Tuesday night’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, desperate to snap a streak that has landed them last place in the Southeast Division.
With the help of Bradley Beal’s 25 points and John Wall’s career-high 16 assists, the Wizards bounced back late in the game. But, in order to do so, they had to quiet Minnesota’s Kevin Love, who tallied 16 points in the first quarter alone.
Fortunately for Washington, Love posted just nine more for the remainder of the game. In the meantime, J.J. Barea and Robbie Hummel sank back-to-back threes with about seven minutes left in the first half, giving the Wizards a 16-point deficit to work with. [Read more...]