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NBA: Wizards snap Sixers' 4-game winning streak

Rookie Hachimura scores 27, Bradley Beal adds 26, Davis Bertans chips in 25 to secure win against 76ers

Emre Asikci   | 06.12.2019
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The Washington Wizards defeated the Philadelphia 76ers 119-113 on Thursday in NBA to end the away team's four game winning streak.

Rui Hachimura, Bradley Beal and Davis Bertans led the Wizards to victory over the Sixers.

The Japanese small forward Hachimura produced 27 points and 7 rebounds, becoming the highest scorer for the Wizards.

Two more players scored double-digit points for the Wizards: shooting guard Beal with 26 points and center Bertans with 25 points.

For the Sixers, Tobias Harris scored 33 points and Joel Embiid played with 26 points, while Turkish international Furkan Korkmaz scored 8 points in 19 minutes of action.


Suns beat Pelicans 139-132 in overtime

In another game of the night, Phoenix Suns defeated New Orleans Pelicans 139 - 132 in overtime.

The Point guard Devin Booker brought victory to the Suns, producing 44 points, 8 rebounds and 9 assists.

For the losing side, shooting guard JJ Redick scored 26 points and point guard Jrue Holiday helped his team with 23 points.


Thursday's results:

*Washington Wizards - Philadelphia 76ers: 119-113

*Toronto Raptors - Houston Rockets: 109-119

*New York Knicks - Denver Nuggets: 92-129

*New Orleans Pelicans - Phoenix Suns: 132-139 (Overtime)

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