Originally written December 28, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
WASHINGTON -- Recently after yet another loss, Randy Wittman cracked about desiring an in-game ejection and his inability to pull it off. No chance the Wizards coach had such thoughts over the final three quarters against Orlando. Jordan Crawford scored 27 points and Nene had a season-high 23 points and 11 rebounds as the Washington Wizards snapped their eight-game losing streak by defeating the Orlando Magic 105-97 on Friday night. Owners of the NBA's worst record, Washington had lost 11 of 12 games including five straight at home since upsetting Miami 105-101 on Dec. 4. Kevin Seraphin scored 17 points for the Wizards (4-23). Garrett Temple made his first six shots, scored 13 points and shined defensively in only his second game with Washington. The Wizards fell behind 25-8 midway through the first quarter, but stormed back for a 54-51 halftime lead with Crawford and Temple combining for 29 points on 13 of 16 shooting. Crawford's 3-pointer highlighted a 13-0 third...
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