Toronto, ON (Sports Network) - It might already be too late for the suddenly hot Washington Wizards. Bradley Beal had 20 points and six rebounds in the Wizards' 90-84 win over the Toronto Raptors. The Wizards, who began the year 0-12, have won seven of their last nine games and 14-of-22 overall. Washington improved to 18-37 on the campaign. John Wall added 10 points, seven assists and five rebounds in the win. DeMar DeRozan netted 25 points to lead Toronto, which had won six of their last seven tilts coming in. Rudy Gay was just 1-of-11 from the floor, turned the ball over five times and netted seven points in defeat.
Final Score: Atlanta 114, Detroit 103
Auburn Hills, MI (Sports Network) - Al Horford had 23 points and 22 rebounds to lead the Atlanta Hawks to a 114-103 win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday. Horford shot 10-of-13 from the field for the Hawks, who have won three straight games. Josh Smith also scored 23 points and Jeff Teague recorded a double-double as well with 20 points and 12 assists. Rodney Stuckey and Jonas Jerebko scored 22 and 21 points, respectively, for the Pistons, who have lost three in a row. Greg Monroe registered 15 points, eight rebounds and five assists and Kyle Singler added 13 points.