Washington Wizards vs. Memphis Grizzlies: No John Wall, No Problem

November 19th, 2010 by Kevon Robinson Leave a reply »

Gilbert Arenas scored 24 points, Kirk Hinrich had 22, and the Washington Wizards beat the Memphis Grizzlies in a see-saw game, 89-86 on Friday night despite shooting just 38 percent.

Playing the third straight game without injured guard John Wall, the backcourt combination of Arenas and Hinrich was able to pull the struggling Wizards to their fourth win in 11 games.

The Grizzlies, who lost for the fifth straight time, were led by Zach Randolph with 19 points and 12 rebounds, who looked like a man among boys in the paint against the Wizards' young frontcourt. Memphis' skid is the longest since early last season, and its four-game winning streak against Washington ended.



Key Points in Game:

Zach Randolph is a double-double machine, his size and strength enables him to move centers around with ease...well, maybe just JaVale McGee. JaVale McGee is looking very soft in the paint, but he works his butt off whenever the ball goes off the rim to catch a rebound, he is almost reminding me of a young Dwight Howard, except the fact that Dwight was more under control. In his homecoming ba ...

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