Sixers open preseason with win over Wizards

Lou Williams scored 19 points and second- 78, in the preseason opener.

Spencer Hawes netted 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting and grabbed nine boards, while Elton Brand scored 11 points on 5-of-7 shooting.

Andray Blatche led the Wizards with 18 points and John Wall was limited to just eight points on 3-of-12 shooting. He also turned the ball over six times. Rookie first-round pick Jan Vesely had seven points and three rebounds.