Wizards beat Magic 108-99 to end 3-game skid | Inquirer Sports

Wizards beat Magic 108-99 to end 3-game skid

/ 02:42 PM November 15, 2015

Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2)  passes the ball over Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic, left, from Montenegro, and Magic guard Elfrid Payton (4) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Washington. The Wizards won 108-99. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) passes the ball over Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic, left, from Montenegro, and Magic guard Elfrid Payton (4) in the second half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, in Washington. AP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kris Humphries scored 23 points, Garrett Temple matched his career high with 18 points and the Washington Wizards beat the Orlando Magic 108-99 on Saturday night to end a three-game losing streak.

Humphries made a career-high five 3-pointers, including one with 4:45 remaining as part of an 8-0 Washington run for a 94-90 lead.

Orlando has lost 10 straight to Washington. It was led by Nikola Vucevic’s 19 points and 13 rebounds, and Evan Fournier had 18 points.

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Temple started in place of injured Bradley Beal and played 31 minutes. Before this game, Temple played just 35 minutes all season.

John Wall had 15 points and 11 assists for the Wizards.

After a loss Tuesday night to Oklahoma City, Wizards coach Randy Wittman sniped at Marcin Gortat, who had just one defensive rebound in 27 minutes.

Before the game, he predicted Gortat would bounce back, and Gortat did with 10 rebounds and 13 points. Gortat said this week that he didn’t appreciate the public criticism.

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