CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Marcin Gortat scored 20 points and the Washington Wizards rolled to a 95-69 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night.
John Wall added 15 points and nine assists, Bradley Beal had 14 points and Kevin Seraphin scored 12 for the Wizards, who snapped a nine-game road losing streak.
Mo Williams scored 19 points for the Hornets, who shot just 32.5 percent (25 of 77) and committed 16 turnovers to tie their lowest-scoring game this season and end a five-game winning streak.
Al Jefferson added 14 points and Lance Stephenson 12 for Charlotte, which led twice in the first 2½ minutes, the last at 9-8 on Williams’ three-point play with 9:21 left.
But Washington took command with a flurry of shots, hitting seven straight field goals and 12 of 13 over the next 6½ minutes to pull ahead 26-15 on Nene’s dunk with 5:25 left.
This article was written by Bill Kiser from The Associated Press and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network.