Wizards vs. Knicks: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

January 19th, 2017 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »

The Washington Wizards (23-19) have been a mess away from the friendly confines of Verizon Center all season, but they snapped out of their road funk and captured a 113-110 victory over the New York Knicks (19-25) at Madison Square Garden on Thursday. 

However, the win didn't come without some tense moments. 

Although the Wizards led by 14 points after three quarters, the Knicks outscored them 24-13 in the fourth. Washington nearly coughed the game up when its offense suddenly stalled following a blistering first few frames.  

But thanks to John Wall—who grabbed a defensive rebound and went coast-to-coast to put the Wizards up by three with 13.7 seconds remaining—Washington survived and captured its fourth straight win: 

Wall put the Knicks in a blender from start to finish, and the clutch transition play illustrated his dominance on a night when he posted 29 points, 13 assists, five rebounds and three steals. 

Wall was flanked by a slew of supplementary double-figure scorers, with Otto Porter Jr. standing out among that group. The fourth-y ...

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