Suddenly, like a switch was flipped, the Washington Wizards have returned to their earlier season form and are now mired in a four game losing streak after falling to the San Antonio Spurs 96-86 on the road.
Even with Tim Duncan only playing 14 minutes before leaving with an injury the Spurs still managed to hold a comfortable lead throughout most of the game with four shooters in double figures and two of them totaling double-doubles. It was the Tony Parker show with his 19 points and 12 assists for most of the evening. Parker was joined by Kawhi Leonard who totaled 10 points of his own and added 11 rebounds.
Meanwhile the Wizards looked absolutely lost at times, even with John Wall posting his second best offensive night of the season. Yet another high turnover night combined with a low free throw shooting percentage contributed to one of the team’s worst losses of the year. [Read more...]