National Basketball Association
Washington 113, Charlotte 85
When: 7:00 PM ET, Monday, April 9, 2012
WIZARDS 113, BOBCATS 85:
Where: Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
#72 J.T. Orr, #23 Jason Phillips, #40 Leon Wood
Jordan Crawford scored 20 points and Cartier Martin added 19 as visiting Washington routed Charlotte in a matchup of the league’s two worst teams.
James Singleton had season-highs of 18 points and 12 rebounds, Roger Mason scored 17 points and John Wall had 12 assists as the Wizards snapped a five-game skid.
Corey Maggette scored 23 points for the Bobcats, who extended their losing streak to 12 games.
Washington never trailed while improving to 3-0 against Charlotte this season. The Bobcats are 7-48 with nine games remaining.
The Wizards hit 11 3-point baskets and led by 20 or more points for nearly the entire second half while winning on the road for only the sixth time in 29 attempts.
Jan Vesely had 11 points and 11 rebounds and Shelvin Mack scored 11 points for Washington (13-44).
Kemba Walker scored 16 points and Gerald Henderson added 12 for the Bobcats.
The Wizards scored the first eight points of the game and led by as many as 13 in the opening quarter. Washington’s halftime lead was 60-40.GAME NOTEBOOK:
Wall posted his 14th double-digit assist outing of the season. … Maggette has topped 20 points 12 times. … Wizards center Nene and forward Trevor Booker both sat out for the sixth straight game because of foot injuries. … Bobcats guard D.J. Augustin (knee) missed his third consecutive contest.
Top Game Performances
Jordan Crawford 20
Corey Maggette 23
John Wall 12
Kemba Walker 7
James Singleton 12
Derrick Brown 8
Shelvin Mack 7
||Free Throws Made
Corey Maggette 8
Shelvin Mack 2
Gerald Henderson 2
Kevin Seraphin 2
Cory Higgins 2
Team Stats Summary
Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Cleveland. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .146 after a loss.
Washington will play their next game at home against Orlando. The Wizards have a W/L % of .083 after a win and .267 after a loss.