Posted February 06, 2013 on AP on Fox
John Wall had 21 points and nine assists, Trevor Ariza scored 20 points and the Washington Wizards broke the New York Knicks' five-game winning streak with a 106-96 victory on Wednesday night. The Wizards also snapped New York's 10-game winning streak over them. Wall, playing in front of his college coach, John Calipari, and Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, scored 10 points in the fourth quarter as Washington took control. Ariza, who missed 17 games with a left calf injury earlier this season, has played solidly and more often in recent games, and his four-point play to start the fourth quarter gave the Wizards a 74-73 lead. His 3-pointer pushed Washington's advantage to 88-80 with 8:36 to play. New York never got closer than 97-92 with 2:57 to play and the Wizards pulled away at the end. Martel Webster added 19 for Washington, which has won just 13 games, but has beaten five of the six NBA division leaders. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 31 points. Amare Stoudemire scored 19...
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