Here are the five best plays or moments from the Washington Wizards' 113-99 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night at Capital One Arena...
1. The Wizards let this one slip away from them and it all started in the first quarter when the Mavs dropped 36 points. Rookie Dennis Smith, Jr. was a big part of their early scoring barrage. He had nine points in the first quarter, including a pair of huge dunks.
This guy is known for his dunking and he did not disappoint:
Here's a bonus highlight, another dunk from Smith:
Alright, Dennis Smith, this was nice. pic.twitter.com/1adElqJpE7— NBC Sports Wizards (@NBCSWizards) November 8, 2017
2. John Wall had an excellent start himself with 19 of his 23 points coming in the first half. He also had 14 assists, including this dish to Otto Porter for three:
3. Porter had a modest 13 points, but had some other very nice plays including this and-1 on the other end of a steal:
4. Porter also had this and-1:
5. One of Wall's best plays was a familiar one. Wes Matthews was on the fastbreak looking for an easy layup when Wall caught him from behind for a chasedown block.
We have seen this many times over the years:
The Wizards couldn't pull out the win, but this game didn't lack in highlight plays.
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