Trey Burke shines as Wizards rout Nets

PHOTO CREDIT: Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America
Trey Burke shines as Wizards rout Nets

Trey Burke was the star of the night as Washington defeats Brooklyn 118-95.

Finishing the night shooting a blistering 10-12 from the field, Burke seemingly could do no wrong. He opened his night shooting 8-for-8 before missing his first shot. Burke finished with a game-high 27 points (matching his career high), along with two rebounds, assists, and steals each.

On a night where Bradley Beal was sideline with a sprained ankle, rookie Sheldon McClellan got his first start of his career. He ended the night with a solid eight points and two assists. McClellan’s defense was one of many bright spots for Washington.

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PHOTO CREDIT: Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America

Both John Wall and Marcin Gortat scored 19 points on the night while Otto Porter and Markieff Morris finished with 12 and 10 points.

Former Wizard Trevor Booker and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson were the high men for Brooklyn with 16 points. Rookie Caris LeVert and Bojan Bogdanovic finished with 12 points.

Washington will look to extend there three game winning streak against the Houston Rockets on January 2 while Brooklyn’s next opponent will be Utah Jazz on the same night.

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