John Wall had another strong performance, putting up 25 points on 10-20 shooting from the field (3-4 from behind the arc) and 2-6 from the free throw line. He also registered 6 assists and 3 steals. Other key performers for Washington were Drew Gooden with 16 points and 8 rebounds, Bradley Beal with 14 points and 6 rebounds, and Marcin Gortat with 12 points and 11 rebounds. Despite the loss, Jeff Teague scored 19 points for Atlanta on 8-17 shooting, including 2-5 from behind the arc.
Atlanta (31-41) has now lost six straight contests.
Coming up, the Wizards square off against the Charlotte Bobcats, who are 35-38 on the season. The Hawks go up against the Philadelphia 76ers, currently sitting at 16-57 this year. The Wizards have a 1-1 record against Charlotte this season. The Hawks have come away with a win the last two games against Philadelphia.