As one could probably guess by simply reading the final score, John Wall did not post 47 points in the Washington Wizards’ (26-45) 103-80 loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder (53-19) Wednesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
The Wizards were still without several of their top players – and Wall put forth the effort – but the injury-ridden and seemingly exhausted Wizards stood little chance against Kevin Durant and the Thunder. Along with Russell Westbrook, Durant led the Thunder’s efforts – Westbrook recorded 21 points and four rebounds on the evening and Durant another 20 and six. On Washington’s side, however, Wall led with just 18 points and 12 assists. [Read more...]