NBA: Rockets beat Raptors; Hachimura lifts Wizards

NBA: Rockets beat Raptors; Hachimura lifts Wizards
Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura (8), of Japan, dribbles the ball as he is defended by Philadelphia 76ers forward James Ennis III (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, in Washington. The Wizards won 119-113. (AP)

New York - Japanese rookie Rui Hachimura scored 27 points and Bradley Beal added 26 as the Wizards shook off a sluggish start to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 119-113



By AFP

Published: Fri 6 Dec 2019, 10:03 PM

Last updated: Sat 7 Dec 2019, 12:05 AM

The Toronto Raptors clamped down on Houston's NBA scoring leader James Harden on Thursday, but his Rockets teammates filled the void in a 119-109 win over the reigning champions.
There was drama in New Orleans, where Phoenix's Devin Booker scored 21 of his season-high 44 points in the third quarter and the Suns held on for a 139-132 overtime victory over the Pelicans.
In Washington, Japanese rookie Rui Hachimura scored 27 points and Bradley Beal added 26 as the Wizards shook off a sluggish start to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 119-113. The New York Knicks endured their eighth straight defeat in a 129-92 loss to the Nuggets. 
 


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