WASHINGTON (AP) -- Joe Johnson scored nine of his 16 points in
the fourth quarter, including a go-ahead 3-pointer in the final
minute, and the Atlanta Hawks erased a 16-point deficit to beat the Washington Wizards 95-92 on Saturday night.
Josh Smith added 20 points and nine rebounds to help the Hawks win their third consecutive game.
Nene led the Wizards with 21 points and 11 rebounds for his 80th career double-double, and Jordan Crawford scored 20 points.
Washington's John Wall missed a potential tying 3-pointer right
before the buzzer, part of a rough night for the No. 1 overall pick
in the 2010 draft. He shot 1 for 10, scored eight points and had
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