Danny Avdia in a shooting competition at Washington practice (from Twitter)
After getting only 14 minutes against Golden State, tonight (between Wednesday and Thursday) Danny Avdia broke a streak of five games in which he failed to reach double figures, when he scored 14 points in Washington's 105:116 victory over New York at Madison Square Garden.
The Israeli got 29 minutes - more than any other player in the Wizards, was very active with 6-for-11 from the field (2-for-3 from beyond the arc and 0-for-1 from the penalty box), and also added 7 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal and 1 block, on Zero losses.
The Wizards got off to a great start, encouraged by the return of their star Bradley Beal, and raced to a double-digit lead already in the first quarter, thanks to the excellent ability of Kyle Kuzma and Kristaps Porzingis.
Actually, that's where the story ends - the host team tried, but couldn't come back and suffered a second loss in a row, after their excellent season.
Kuzma led with 27 points, 13 rebounds and 7 assists, Porzingis added 22 and 11 rebounds and Bill scored 18 in his game.
Thanks to the victory, Washington improved its record to 26:19, a game and a half away from tenth place in the East.
The Knicks are at 21:25, close to Miami in sixth place, after receiving 32 points from Jaylen Branson and 21 from Jay Barrett.
Avdia in front of Sims (Photo: Reuters)
The Wizards, who snapped a two-game losing streak, will hope to continue the positive momentum when they host Orlando.
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