Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/22/13
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The game appeared headed for overtime when Washington's Jordan Crawford, standing 30 feet from the basket as the game clock ticked to zero, launched a fadeaway jumper over the outstretched arm of Portland's Wesley Matthews. The ball swished cleanly through the twine, touching off a mass on-court celebration by the Wizards after their 98-95 victory over the Trail Blazers on Monday night at the Rose Garden. "That's what you live for -- somebody to come in and make a big shot like that," teammate John Wall said of Crawford's game-ending howitzer. "I just wanted to get a clean look, make a good play," said Crawford, who scored all of his 13 points in the fourth quarter. "I knew the shot had a (chance) to go in. I just thank the Lord I made it." Nene and Martell Webster each scored 24 points for the Wizards (9-30), who won for the fifth time in the past seven games. Damian Lillard scored 12 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter to lead five players in double ...
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