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John Wall scores 33 as Wizards defeat Nets

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John Wall put up 33 points to help the Washington Wizards take down the Brooklyn Nets, 101-94. This is the seventh win for Washington (35-31) in its last 10 games.

Wall finished 10-15 (4-6 from three-point range) and 9-10 from the free throw line, in a quality offensive outing. Drew Gooden also contributed for Washington, finishing with 21 points and 9 rebounds. On 7-11 shooting, including 5-6 from behind the arc, Marcus Thornton put up 19 points off the bench for Brooklyn in the loss. Paul Pierce added 15 points and 6 rebounds and Deron Williams finished with 14 points and 7 rebounds.

This defeat means an end to a three-game winning streak for Brooklyn, pushing their record to 33-31 for the year.

Coming up, the Wizards square off against the Sacramento Kings, who are 23-42 on the season. The Nets match up against the Phoenix Suns, currently sitting at 37-28 this year. The Wizards are 1-0 versus Sacramento this season. The Nets are 1-0 versus Phoenix this season.

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