The Wizards came up short on Friday against the Atlanta Hawks, losing by a score of 104-95. Washington was riding the momentum from a big victory after defeating the Miami Heat on Tuesday. But Atlanta was able to hang on for the victory. The Wizards trailed by 18 in the third quarter, but they mounted a comeback and got as close as two points in the fourth. Kevin Seraphin came off the bench to lead the Wizards with 19 points and seven rebounds. Josh Smith scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for Atlanta.
Around the Southeast Division, the Charlotte Bobcats lost to the Bucks in Milwaukee, 108-93, and the Orlando Magic fell to the Sacramento Kings, 91-82. Here's a full look at the NBA scores from Thursday and Friday:
Atlanta Hawks 104 - Washington Wizards 95
Milwaukee Bucks 108 - Charlotte Bobcats 93
Sacramento Kings 91 - Orlando Magic 82