WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall had 31 points and 12 assists, Paul Pierce scored 17 points, and the Washington Wizards rallied from a 21-point, third-quarter deficit to beat the Sacramento Kings 113-97 on Saturday night.
Reserve Rasual Butler and Bradley Beal scored 14 points apiece for the Wizards, who have won three straight and five of seven.
DeMarcus Cousins had 30 points, 21 in the first half, for the Kings before fouling out with 5:34 left.
Ramon Sessions’ 3-pointer gave Washington its first lead of the night, 89-88 with 10:11 left. Butler scored five straight to make it 94-88 and Wall’s 3-pointer eventually capped a 16-0 run.
The Kings, playing the second of a back-to-back, finished 2-6 on their eight-game road trip.
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