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NBA Game Summary - Chicago at Washington



(Friday, January 17th)

Final Score: Washington 96, Chicago 93

Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - John Wall scored a game-high 23 points and dished out 11 assists to lead the Washington Wizards to a 96-93 win over the Chicago Bulls on Friday.

Bradley Beal and Martell Webster scored 14 points apiece and Marcin Gortat had 13 points, six rebounds and three blocks for the Wizards, winners in three straight.

Trevor Booker and Nene added 12 and 10 points, respectively, for Washington, which also beat the Bulls in Chicago on Monday.

Kirk Hinrich paced the Bulls with 18 points, five rebounds and five assists. D.J. Augustin provided 16 points off the bench, while Carlos Boozer and Taj Gibson donated 12 points apiece for Chicago, which has dropped two of its last three.

Joakim Noah finished with nine points, 12 rebounds and six assists in the setback.

Washington trailed 70-62 with 5:18 left in the third period, but used a 10-0 run to take a 72-70 edge. Wall, who scored seven points in the flurry, highlighted the burst with a highlight-reel three-point play.

After stealing a Mike Dunleavy pass, Wall took the ball coast to coast before he was fouled hard by Dunleavy on the other end. As he went up for the layup, Dunleavy grabbed his arm and pulled him to the floor. Wall, however, flipped the ball up near the rim and got a friendly bounce off the backboard. He knocked down the free throw to make it a one possession game.

"I don't know how the heck it went in. I surprised myself," said Wall.

The teams went into the final frame tied at 74-74.

Chicago built a five-point lead just under two minutes into the final frame, but the Wizards fought back to tie it at 84-84 with 7:57 remaining.

The teams traded baskets from there, Ariza and Gortat scored on back-to-back possessions to put the hosts in front by five with 2:46 left.

Hinrich knocked down a jumper 25 ticks later, but both sides went scoreless the rest of the way. Chicago had one chance with 10.4 seconds left, but couldn't get a clean look and Jimmy Butler's 3-pointer at the buzzer was blocked by Nene.

"We were going to try Mike. When he threw the ball to me, I was caught off guard by it. I think everybody was," Butler said.

Washington led 30-27 after the first quarter and took a 54-50 lead into the break.

Game Notes

Washington scored 25 points off 15 Chicago turnovers ... The Wizards outscored the Bulls 44-30 in the paint ... Washington was 6-for-11 from 3-point range ... Butler had nine points and four steals for Chicago ... The Bulls had 21 points off 16 Washington turnovers.

01/18 00:13:26 ET

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2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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