Bradley Beal scored 21 points, Marcin Gortat had 18 points, 13 rebounds and three blocks and John Wall scored 17 points and dished out eight assists as the Washington Wizards dominated the second half en route to a 97-83 win over the Charlotte Bobcats Tuesday night.
Gerald Henderson led the Bobcats with 27 points on 10-of-19 shooting and grabbed seven rebounds. Kemba Walker had 19 points, eight assists and three rebounds and Al Jefferson had just six points on three-of-nine shooting, but grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out four assists. Ramon Sessions came off of the bench to score 10 points and dish out three assists.
The game was tight throughout the first half, but the Wizards broke the game open in the third quarter after Chris Douglas-Roberts hit a three-pointer to cut the lead to two. The Wizards held the Bobcats without a point for over six minutes during a 17-0 run, pushing the lead to 64-45. The Wizards rolled from there.
The Wizards improve to 15-17 while the Bobcats fall to 15-21.