Ariza, Wall lead Wizards past Magic 98-80
- Article by: KEVIN DUNLEAVY
- Associated Press
- December 2, 2013 - 8:40 PM
WASHINGTON — Trevor Ariza scored 24 points, John Wall had 16 points and 13 assists, and the Washington Wizards beat the Orlando Magic 98-80 on Monday night.
Nene scored 14 points and Marcin Gortat finished with 13 as Washington (9-9) got to .500 for the first time since it split its first four games of the 2009-10 season.
With top scorer Bradley Beal out of the lineup for the fifth straight game, Ariza supplied the offense. He was 8 for 9 from the field and made each of his four 3-point attempts, three off passes from Wall.
The Wizards have won seven of nine and are 4-1 since Beal went out with a leg injury.
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