Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/21/14
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WASHINGTON -- Emeka Okafor tallied 15 points and 16 rebounds, and John Wall also had 15 points as the Washington Wizards won their fifth straight home game with an 86-73 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Saturday night. Nene's 16 points led the Wizards (11-31), who took control with a 34-11 run overlapping halftime. Washington has won 7 of 10 games after starting the season 4-28 and its last four home wins have all been by 10 or more points. Facing one of the NBA's stingiest defenses, the Wizards scored 48 points in the paint and committed only nine turnovers before the sellout crowd of 20,308. Nate Robinson scored 19 points for the Bulls (26-17), who entered the contest riding a season-high three-game winning streak. None of Chicago's starters scored in double figures and the Bulls scored a season-low 11 third quarter points. Trailing 40-35 with 5:27 left in the second quarter, Washington scored 11 straight points and Wall's driving layup sent the Wizards ...
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