Wizards Vs. Knicks Score Update: Washington Offense Ugly In 1st Quarter, Trail By 21 At Half

The Washington Wizards are running into a buzz saw on Friday night at Madison Square Garden, as the New York Knicks are determined to continue their playoff push and clinch a spot in the Eastern Conference. The Knicks jumped all over the Wizards in the first quarter, doubling them up at 26-13. They then took 21-point lead into the locker room at half, shooting 50 percent from the floor while Washington shooting at a miserable 25 percent clip.

Roger Mason and Jordan Crawford were the only Washington players in double figures, with Mason chipping in 11 points off the bench. There have been few other bright spots on the offensive end for Washington, however, as John Wall was just one of seven from the floor. As a team, they committed ten turnovers. The Wizards will need to shoot the lights out in the third quarter to make up for the ugly first 12 minutes, if they want to have a shot down the stretch.

For more on the Washington Wizards, check out SB Nation's Wizards blog Bullets Forever. For more on the Charlotte Bobcats, check out SB Nation's Bobcats blog Rufus On Fire. You can also head over to SB Nation's main NBA hub at SBNation.com/NBA.

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