The Wizards have scored 21, 19 and 18 points, respectively, in their last three opening quarters.
D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera made a jumper with 3.4 seconds left in overtime to give Georgetown a 66-65 victory over No. 18 Florida on Wednesday night in the Battle 4 Atlantis quarterfinals.
LeBron James scored 29 points, Kevin Love added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers exacted a little revenge on Washington with a 113-87 win over the Wizards on Wednesday night.
Jared Nickens and Jake Layman scored 15 points apiece to lead a balanced attack, and Maryland beat No. 13 Iowa State 72-63 on Tuesday night in the championship game of the CBE Classic.
Surely, everybody can’t have a so-so night. At some point, in an NBA game, somebody has to develop that hot hand that leads one team or the other toward victory, right?
Melo Trimble had 31 points, Dez Wells scored all but two of his 14 points in the second half and Maryland beat Arizona State 78-73 on Monday night in the semifinals of the CBE Classic.
Nene left Saturday night’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks following just six minutes on the floor because of plantar fasciitis.
The Hornets forward addressed the media on Monday and said he takes “full responsibility” for his actions and deemed NBA Commissioner Adam Silver’s punishment “appropriate.”
James believes the Cavs (5-7) will have to overcome even tougher adversity at some point this season. James says he “has to do better” and be more of a leader for Cleveland to snap out of its early season funk.
The Washington Wizards would never wish misfortune upon their football counterparts. But the D.C. hoopsters certainly don’t mind reaping benefits in a market that’s weary of gridiron futility — and weary of dissecting it, digesting it and discussing it.
Joshua Smith scored 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Georgetown posted an 80-66 win over Robert Morris on Saturday.
John Wall scored 17 points in the third quarter and, the Wizards won, 91-78, against the rival Cleveland Cavaliers. Washington is 8-3 and progressing. Cleveland is a 5-6 mess.