NEW YORK (AP) Bradley Beal scored 36 points, and the Washington Wizards overcame a 27-point deficit to beat the slumping New York Knicks 118-113 on Wednesday night.
Otto Porter Jr. added 22 points and Ian Mahinmi had 17 for the Wizards, who trailed 68-41 late in the second quarter. Washington then went on a 42-15 run to tie it at 83 with 3:32 left in the third.
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Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 37 points - 32 in the first half - to lead the Knicks, who've lost a season-worst eight straight and are 0-4 since losing All-Star Kristaps Porzingis to a season-ending knee injury. Enes Kanter added 24 points and 14 rebounds.
Markieff Morris' 3-pointer with 1:22 left in the third quarter gave Washington its first lead since it made the game's first basket.
New York reclaimed the lead for the final time, 94-93, on Courtney Lee's jumper with 9:41 left in the game. Washington led for good after Porter's jumper with 6:27 remaining and pulled ahead by as many as eight on three occasions in the final minutes. >> Read more
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The Knicks head into the All-Star break and return to action against the Magic at Amway Center on Feb. 22 at 7 p.m.