WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall had 27 points and 11 assists as the Washington Wizards pulled out a 107-103 win over the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
The teams traded the lead on five consecutive baskets before Wall’s jumper with 1:11 to play put the Wizards ahead 101-100. Marcin Gortat, who had 13 points and 14 rebounds dunked with 38 seconds to play, giving Washington a 3-point lead.
Rasual Butler had 18 points for the Wizards. His two free throws with four seconds to play put Washington ahead 107-103. Butler made seven of his eight field goal attempts.
Detroit, which lost for the third straight time and fell to 2-6, took a 13-point first quarter lead, thanks to Brandon Jennings, who scored 16 of his game-high 32 points in the quarter. It was the most points Jennings scored since Feb. 8 when he scored 35 against Denver.
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