Posted January 29, 2013 on AP on Fox
Based on the way they've played of late, the Washington Wizards are confident they can bounce back from their latest defeat and possibly end their struggles in Philadelphia. The Wizards look to avoid a fifth consecutive road loss to the inconsistent 76ers on Wednesday night. Washington (11-32) has won seven of 11 and is 6-4 since John Wall made his season debut after returning from a knee injury. The Wizards fell 96-94 to Sacramento on Monday as Isaiah Thomas hit a floater with 1 second left, the decisive basket in a game that featured 16 ties and no lead bigger than seven points. Emeka Okafor had 23 points with 15 rebounds while Wall scored 19 and Martell Webster added 18 for the Wizards. "I hope it does hurt us a little bit,'' Washington coach Randy Wittman said. "It stings.'' The Wizards shot 48.1 percent and recorded 20 assists but also committed 20 turnovers. "We fell victim to doing too much individually," Wittman said. "Whenever we have (as many) turnovers than assists,...
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