Originally written January 22, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
PORTLAND - Jordan Crawford's fadeaway 3-pointer at the buzzer gave the Washington Wizards a 98-95 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers Monday night at the Rose Garden. It was the fifth win in seven games for the Wizards (9-30), who hold victories over Oklahoma City, Atlanta and Denver during that string. Nene and Martell Webster each scored 24 points for Washington. Damian Lillard scored 12 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter to lead five players in double figures for the Trail Blazers (20-21), who suffered their sixth straight defeat. Baskets off consecutive Portland turnovers gave the Wizards a 95-90 edge with 58.7 seconds to go. Lillard hit a driving layup to close it to 95-92 with 44 seconds left. After a Washington miss, Wesley Matthews drained a 3-pointer to tie the score at 95-95 with 7.9 seconds to play. After a timeout, Portland had a foul to give and intentionally committed a foul, stopping the clock with 3.6 seconds to go. After another timeout, Cr...
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