James Harden had 24 points and six assists in the Houston Rockets' 99-91 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday. Corey Brewer added 15 points and five rebounds off the bench for the Rockets, who have won four in a row. Josh Smith tallied 14 points and 10 boards. John Wall ended with 25 points, 12 assists and eight rebounds for the Wizards, who sit fifth in the Eastern Conference. Otto Porter and Bradley Beal each scored 15 points.
Dwyane Wade was playing a day after having fluid drained from his left knee. Udonis Haslem is dealing with a slew of injuries, including problems with both ankles. An already decimated Miami Heat roster had two more players scratched at halftime.
New Orleans, LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Anthony Davis' 28 points and nine rebounds carried the New Orleans Pelicans to a much-needed 110-88 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves Sunday at Smoothie King Center.
For a team that entered the season with aspirations of winning 50 games and earning home-court advantage in the playoffs — the former now impossible, the likelihood of the latter fading quickly — John Wall's Washington Wizards sure are slumping down the stretch.
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