Washington Wizards run away from Detroit Pistons, 106-82
- Detroit Pistons' Greg Monroe (10) shoots while Washington Wizards' Marcin Gortat (4) defends in Washington, Saturday night. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
WASHINGTON (AP) - John Wall had 20 points and 11 assists, Marcin Gortat added 16 points, and the Washington Wizards routed the Detroit Pistons 106-82 on Saturday night.
Trevor Ariza and Bradley Beal each added 15 points for Washington, which snapped a three-game home losing streak and has won four of its last five overall.
One night after their worst defeat of the season, a 22-point loss at Minnesota, the Wizards never trailed, pulling away late in the first half en route to their biggest win.
Greg Monroe scored 14 points and Brandon Jennings had 13 for Detroit, which has dropped four of five.