Wizards snap 5-game skid with 97-76 win over 76ers

Philadelphia 76ers center Spencer Hawes, left, attempts to drives around Washington Wizards center Nene (42) in the first half of an NBA basketball game on Friday, March 30, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

March 30, 2012 8:28:33 PM PDT
Cartier Martin tied a career high with 20 points in his second game under a 10-day contract, and the Washington Wizards built a big lead and held on to it for a change, breaking a five-game losing streak Friday night with a 97-76 win over the Philadelphia 76ers.