The Washington Wizards continued their dominance at home putting a beating to the Minnesota Timberwolves. The Wizards started the game with intimidating defense and ended with an high powered offensive attack. The only lead the Timberwolves had was from the first shot of the game to give them a 2-0 lead. The Wizards clearly dominated throughout the entire game and ended up with a 109-95 victory.
Defensive dominance is key to being able to win important games. The Los Angeles Clippers entered the Verizon Center with a nine game winning streak and as one of the hottest teams in the league. The Washington Wizards put on a defensive show, never giving the Clippers a lead during the game and causing 18 turnovers. The Wizards strong effort ended the Clippers nine game winning streak with a 104-96 victory.