Behind a solid defensive effort, the Washington Wizards beat the Milwaukee Bucks 102-94 on Saturday night for their second victory of the 2012 preseason. The Wizards limited Milwaukee to shooting just 40 percent from the field, forcing most of the Bucks' shots to come from the perimeter.
Starting power forward Trevor Booker played well for Washington on Saturday night, leading all scorers with 22 points in addition to grabbing seven rebounds in just 22 minutes of work. Point guard A.J. Price also played quite well in John Wall's absence, scoring 17 points on 6-of-9 shooting with 11 assists.
The Wizards had a hard time stopping Milwaukee from long distance, the Bucks connected on 10-of-21 three-point attempts, but they did a strong job of preventing easy shots. Milwaukee shot just 37 percent from inside the three-point line in the game, as the Wizards' front court dominated the post.
With the victory, the Wizards improve to 2-3 on the 2012 preseason, while the Bucks drop to 2-3.