Heading into the fourth quarter the Wizards were up 78-67, after a dismal third quarter by the Rockets who were outscored 32-22. The fourth was a whole new game though. The Rockets outscored the Wizards 36-26 and closed the game back up.
Bradley Beal picked up 6 points from the charity stripe to help secure the Wizards' victory. He ended the game with 33 points, a season high.
James Harden also scored 33 points, but his effort for the losing Rockets.
Paul Pierce added in 21 points for the Wizards. Similarly, John Wall had a double-double with 13 points and 12 assists.
With their win the Wizards moved to 22-8. This feat matches their franchise best start for the first 30 games in a season. They will roll through the Eastern Conference if Bradley Beal and John Wall keep producing at a high level.