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Beal hits late free throws, Wizards edge Nuggets 130-128

The Nuggets select the Pac-12 Rookie of the year in round one of the NBA Draft.
The Nuggets select the Pac-12 Rookie of the year in round one of the NBA Draft.(KKTV)
Published: Feb. 17, 2021 at 10:43 PM MST
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WASHINGTON (AP) - Bradley Beal made two free throws with a tenth of a second left to give the Washington Wizards their third straight victory, 130-128 over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.

Davis Bertans had career highs with nine 3-pointers and 35 points, Beal finished with 25 points and a season-high 10 assists, and Russell Westbrook had a triple-double with 12 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists. Washington has won three straight for the first time since Dec. 1-5, 2018.

Jamal Murray led Denver with 35 points, and Nikola Jokic scored 33 points. Murray scored Denver’s final 11 points, with his 3-pointer tying it at 128 with 2.1 seconds left.

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