WALL ONE REBOUND FROM TRIPLE-DOUBLE, WITTMAN CALLS TEAM “SOFT”
The Washington Wizards all year have struggled with consistency, especially after big wins against favored opponents. Following the win on Tuesday against the Miami Heat, Washington came out of the gates flat, allowed James Harden to drop 42, and lost 109-103 to the 11-12 Houston Rockets at home.
Harden was the clear bread winner for the Rockets tonight, racking up 42 points, 9 rebounds, and 7 assists, helping the Rockets hit a combined 12 3-point field goals on the night. John Wall put in another masterful performance with 26 points, 12 assists, and 9 rebounds to continue his hot start to December. Marcin Gortat, in his return from tending to a family matter in Poland, added 18 points and 13 rebounds. Bradley Beal finished under his season average, with just 15 points on 5-for-15 shooting. [Read more…]