Ariza, Beal help Wizards beat Suns 101-95
- Article by: BOB BAUM
- Associated Press
- January 24, 2014 - 10:45 PM
PHOENIX — Trevor Ariza scored 23 points, Bradley Beal sank a pair of crucial shots down the stretch and the Washington Wizards opened a four-game road trip Friday night with a 101-95 victory over the Phoenix Suns.
Beal's 3-pointer with 2:03 left gave the Wizards the lead for good at 96-93. His 15-footer made it 99-95 with 26.9 seconds to go, then he finished with a game-ending dunk.
John Wall had 18 points and 12 assists for the Wizards. Nene added 18, Beal 17 points and ex-Sun Marcin Gortat 14 for Washington.
Goran Dragic had 19 points and 11 assists for the Suns, who stumbled after a 24-point blowout of Indiana two nights earlier. Channing Frye scored 16, Miles Plumlee 14 and Markieff Morris 13 for Phoenix.
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