John Wall guides Rockets past Wizards
John Wall scored a team-high 24 points in his first matchup with his former team as the host Houston Rockets earned a 107-88 victory over the short-handed Washington Wizards on Tuesday.
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— Houston Rockets (@HoustonRockets) January 27, 2021
Eric Gordon and Victor Oladipo added 20 apiece for Houston, which extended its season-best winning streak to three games.
DeMarcus Cousins tallied 19 points, 11 rebounds and five steals for Houston, which played without center Christian Wood (ankle).
Washington’s Bradley Beal, the league’s leading scorer, tallied 33 points on 12-of-28 shooting, while Russell Westbrook, traded for Wall in the offseason, added 19 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists.
The Wizards were missing six players due to league health and safety protocols.
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