Washington Wizards forward Trevor Ariza (1) defends as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George (13) shoots in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Washington Wizards forward Trevor Ariza (1) defends as Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George (13) shoots in the first half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Washington coach Scott Brooks thinks his team delivered one of its best performances of the season on Sunday night.

That's what it took for the Wizards to finally win in Oklahoma City.

Bradley Beal scored 25 points and Washington won 116-98, beating the Thunder franchise on the road for the first time since it was still based in Seattle.

The Thunder started the day with the second-best record in the Western Conference while Washington was nine games under .500 and still adjusting to losing star guard John Wall for the season.

 

 

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