Otto Porter records double-double as Wizards narrowly top Knicks

Tanya Simon
January 21, 2019

NY is on a four-game losing streak, but fought the 76ers to the wire in a 108-105 loss in its last outing.

"I thought I blocked it, " Trier told The New York Post.

Despite taking a 19-point lead against the Wizards at the O2 Arena on Thursday, the Knicks dropped their 18th in the last 20 in dramatic fashion. Following the victory in London, the Wiz are just 2.5 games back of the Charlotte Hornets for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.

Adam Silver, the league's commissioner, said before the Wizards' thrilling 101-100 win that they are close to agreeing a deal to schedule a game in Paris next season and hinted that it was likely to replace rather than supplement their fixture in the UK. Bradley Beal, who had 26 points in the game, gathered the in-bounds pass out of the timeout and found Bryant cutting to the rim.

"I think from my angle, watching the replay".

"It was a great play", Beal said.

Otto Porter records double-double as Wizards narrowly top Knicks

But just because Washington is coming in hot doesn't mean the Wizards will cover the NBA London spread. "The faster we can get it off of him and get him playing, the better". Just because we're overseas it doesn't take away from the most important thing and that's the game of basketball, trying to stack up some good key quality wins.

"We didn't play the defense we needed to play throughout the game during the first three quarters", Brooks said postgame.

The Knicks held a 10-point lead after the first quarter and pushed it to 19 in the second before entering halftime up 63-53.

Mudiay scored 25 points, though he missed a heave as time expired, and Luke Kornet finished with 16 points, including 12 in the first quarter, for the Knicks. "So, if this team makes the playoffs on its own, that's fantastic".

Allonzo Trier attempted to save the game by blocking the attempt, but unfortunately made contact with the ball on it's way down allowing the Wizards to pull out the victory. "It was a play for me to basically catch it and get to the basket, but I slipped on something, lost my footing a little bit, and I saw TB rolling to the basket".

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I have known Bob Nightengale and Buster Olney for many years and have always had a good professional relationship with both. Bryant and Molina will have a chance to settle the score on the field when the Cubs take on the Cardinals in early May.

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