Looking to win their second consecutive game, the Washington Wizards are currently trailing the Portland Trail Blazers by a score of 55-52 at the half. This has been a close game throughout at the Verizon Center, with emotions running high after Portland's Marcus Camby committed a flagrant foul and was ejected late in the second quarter.
LaMarcus Aldridge is leading the way for the Blazers with 16 points (hitting 6 of his 7 field goal attempts), while reserve guard Jamal Crawford has chipped in with 15. As a team the Blazers were on fire from the field during the first half, shooting a blistering 59%.
Wizards guard John Wall has 12 points and 4 assists thus far, and is leading a balanced attack for the team as they attempt to win another game in front of their crowd. JaVale McGee has scored 9 points while Nick Young has added 8 off the bench for the Wizards.
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