Washington, DC – Cartier Martin made four three-pointers en route to 20 points, as the Washington Wizards dominated the Philadelphia 76ers, 97-76, on Friday.
Jordan Crawford added 17 points for the Wizards, who snapped a five-game skid. Nene tallied 16 points and eight rebounds before leaving in the fourth quarter with a left fascia injury.
Thaddeus Young and Lou Williams both scored 14 points for the Sixers, who had won five in a row against Washington. Evan Turner donated 11 points.
The Sixers held a 15-14 lead with 2:56 left in the first quarter, but Washington turned the tables with a 21-4 run.
Kevin Seraphin and Roger Mason tallied eight and seven points, respectively, during the surge to give the Wizards a 35-19 margin with 8:19 remaining in the first half.
Washington extended its advantage to 53-31 on John Wall's three-point play with 1:22 to go. The home team shot 51.1 percent from the field in the first half en route to a 55-36 lead.
The Wizards led by as many as 23 in the third frame and took a 79-62 margin into the fourth.
Philadelphia never got closer than 13 in the fourth.
The Sixers took three of four from the Wizards this season...Philadelphia's Andre Iguodala had seven points in his return to the lineup. He missed the previous two games due to tendinitis in his left knee...Washington snapped a four-game home losing streak...Seraphin tallied 14 points for the Wizards, who shot 48.3 percent from the field and 7-of-17 from three-point range.