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Beal leads Wizards to 107-99 win over Sixers

  • Associated Press
  • January 20, 2014 - 3:40 PM

WASHINGTON — Bradley Beal scored 22 points with nine rebounds and eight assists, Marcin Gortat had 19 points and 11 rebounds and the Washington Wizards reached .500 for the fourth time this season with a 107-99 win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday.

Each of the previous three times Washington has made it to breakeven, it has lost the next game. On Wednesday against Boston, the Wizards try to get over .500 for the first time since they were 2-1 on Oct. 31, 2009.

Beal missed 12 of 14 shots in Saturday's loss to Detroit but snapped back to score 13 in the second quarter and help give Washington a 61-51 lead at halftime.

Michael Carter-Williams led Philadelphia, which has lost seven of eight, with 31. Thaddeus Young had 18. Spencer Hawes had 11 points and tied his season high with 14 rebounds.

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