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Gortat and Wall combine for 62, Wizards steal one from Raptors

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Marcin Gortat and John Wall both put up 31 points to lead the Washington Wizards to a close victory over the Toronto Raptors, 134-129. Washington (30-28) is now on a five-game winning streak.

Gortat shot 12-23 from the field and 7-11 from the free throw line. Other key players for Washington included Trevor Ariza with 16 points and 10 rebounds, and Chris Singleton with 13 points and 9 rebounds. DeMar DeRozan had another strong game for Toronto despite the loss, putting up 34 points on 11-23 shooting from the field and 12-14 from the free throw line. Greivis Vasquez added 26 points and 8 assists, Kyle Lowry finished with 18 points and 10 assists, and Amir Johnson put up 16 points and 9 rebounds.

This defeat means an end to a three-game winning streak for Toronto, pushing their record to 32-26 for the year.

Coming up, the Wizards play the Philadelphia 76ers, who are 15-43 on the season. The Raptors match up with the Golden State Warriors, currently sitting at 35-23 this year. The Wizards won their last two meetings with Philadelphia. The Raptors have a 0-1 record against Golden State this season.

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