Wall leads Wizards over Bulls 96-93 - NBC Sports

Wall leads Wizards over Bulls 96-93
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Washington Wizards forward Nene Hilario, center, goes up for a shot against Chicago Bulls center Nazr Mohammed (48) and forward Taj Gibson (22) during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game in Washington, Friday, Jan. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 17, 2014, 9:36 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) John Wall had 23 points and 11 assists, and the Washington Wizards reached .500 for the third time this season with a 96-93 win over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night.

The Wizards had six players score in double figures in their third straight victory, two of them coming against Chicago. Bradley Beal and Martell Webster had 14 points apiece.

There were 12 lead changes and 11 ties. Washington took a 92-91 lead on Marcin Gortat's layup with 4:28 to play.

With the Wizards ahead 96-93 with 1:06 to play, Chicago's Joakim Noah threw a pass out of bounds, and teammate Taj Gibson missed a short jumper with 30 seconds left.

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