Wizards snap Nets’ enchanting two-game winning streak

WASHINGTON — After waking adult with a migraine headache on Friday, John Wall could during slightest go to bed meaningful his Washington Wizards are behind in a playoffs.

Wall overcame his symptoms to measure 22 points, Bradley Beal combined 19, and a Wizards degraded a Brooklyn Nets 129-108 on Friday to assistance secure their third postseason berth in 4 years.

“Just play,” pronounced Wall of his approach. “I’ve played by a lot of stuff. I’ll be all right.”

The third-place Wizards cumulative their Eastern Conference mark when Detroit and Chicago mislaid elsewhere, and also changed a diversion forward of idle Toronto.

Brandon Jennings had 18 points, one of 3 Wizards dais players to measure in double-figures.

Washington’s second section outscored Brooklyn’s 33-14 during a unilateral initial half.

That helped manager Scott Brooks give his starters some rest forward of a five-game highway outing that includes visits to Cleveland and Golden State.

“We knew Mar was going to be flattering demanding,” pronounced Brooks, whose group will play 8 of a final 10 divided from a Verizon Center. “It’s a challenge, though a guys are vehement about it.”

Brooklyn did not have an answer for John Wall, who finished with 22 points.

Brooklyn did not have an answer for John Wall, who finished with 22 points.

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Wall and Beal any played 24 minutes, with Wall personification his second-fewest in a diversion this season.

That was a acquire mangle for a four-time All-Star indicate guard, whose symptoms had assured him to skip a morning shootaround.

“I’ve still got a headache, (but) it’s not as bad as it was this morning,” Wall said. “I took some medicine. we slept only about all day until like 4:30. So still holding medicine, still perplexing to do as most diagnosis as we can and ready myself for tomorrow.”

Justin Hamilton scored 20 points off a dais to lead a Nets a day after Brooklyn kick Phoenix 126-98 for a second-largest win of a season.

The Nets indeed led by 9 early, afterwards trailed by as many as 28 after Washington outscored Brooklyn 55-18 during a 15-minute widen that went low into a second quarter.

“Things don’t go your approach all a time, and we feel like we could’ve rubbed it a small differently,” pronounced Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, who combined 19 points for Brooklyn. “But that’s on us.”

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