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Wall helps Wizards hold on for 94-91 win over Magic

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) John Wall had 26 points and 10 assists to help the Washington Wizards hold on for a 94-91 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday night.

Wall scored the Wizards' last eight points as Washington held on after surrendering a 19-point, first-quarter lead. Otto Porter Jr. scored 19 for Washington and all five starters finished in double figures.

Serge Ibaka led the Magic with 19 points, while Nikola Vucevic contributed 17 points and 17 rebounds. Elfrid Payton scored 15 points, all in the second half, as Orlando lost its third straight game.

The Wizards trailed 80-76 after Magic guard D.J. Augustin's three-point play with 6:22 left in the game. Washington went on a 7-0 run behind a 3-pointer from Porter and back-to-back layups from Marcin Gortat, who had 12 points and nine rebounds.

Though Orlando cut the deficit to one on two occasions, the Wizards made the lead stand up the rest of the game.

The Magic trailed 26-7 at one point in the first quarter, but patiently worked themselves back into the game by taking care of the ball and turning Washington into jump shooters the final three periods.

Payton, who was scoreless with one assist in the first half, scored nine points and handed out four assists in the third period as Orlando trimmed the deficit to 72-68.

His 20-foot jumper tied the score at 72 with 10:32 left in the game and Evan Fournier gave Orlando its first lead at 77-76 on a 3-pointer from the corner with 8:20 left in the game.

Orlando started the game 2 for 14 (14.2 percent) from the field and committed six turnovers to help fuel a 17-1 run by Washington. The Magic trimmed the deficit to 48-38 by halftime and kept the defensive intensity going to start the second half.

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WIZARDS: Washington has won 13 of its last 14 games against Orlando. . The Wizards bench contributed just 12 points and nine rebounds in the game. . This was the 36th time a game between the teams was decided by five points or less. Washington is 19-17 in those games. . The Wizards are (5-5) when Wall and Bradley Beal are the starting backcourt.

MAGIC: Starters Payton and Jeff Green didn't score in the first half and played only 16 minutes between them. Green had seven points. . Orlando had 15 turnovers in the first half, but only four the rest of the game. . Fournier has scored in double figures in 15 of 16 games this season. . During the last seven games, the Magic have limited opponents to just 92.3 points (646 points) and 41.1 percent shooting (239-581)

UP NEXT:

Wizards: Return home to play San Antonio on Saturday. It's the first of four straight games against Western Conference teams.

Magic: Host Milwaukee on Sunday. The Bucks defeated the Magic 93-89 last Monday.

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Key Players
J. Wall
2 PG
S. Ibaka
7 PF
30.1 Min. Per Game 30.1
13.7 Pts. Per Game 13.7
0.6 Ast. Per Game 0.6
6.7 Reb. Per Game 6.7
45.1 Field Goal % 47.1
39.0 Three Point % 46.7
82.5 Free Throw % 86.7
+ 1 John Wall made free throw 0:03
  Personal foul on Elfrid Payton 0:03
  Personal foul on Serge Ibaka 0:03
  Full timeout called 0:03
+ 2 Elfrid Payton made driving layup 0:03
  Full timeout called 0:15
+ 1 John Wall made 2nd of 2 free throws 0:15
+ 1 John Wall made 1st of 2 free throws 0:15
  Personal foul on Elfrid Payton 0:15
+ 2 Elfrid Payton made reverse layup 0:16
  Defensive rebound by Nikola Vucevic 0:20
Team Stats
Points 94 91
Field Goals 40-88 (45.5%) 35-80 (43.8%)
3-Pointers 6-29 (20.7%) 7-23 (30.4%)
Free Throws 8-10 (80.0%) 14-20 (70.0%)
Total Rebounds 46 55
Offensive 7 14
Defensive 30 35
Team 9 6
Assists 26 18
Steals 10 5
Blocks 4 7
Turnovers 12 19
Fouls 17 16
Technicals 2 2
26 PTS, 7 REB, 10 AST
17 PTS, 17 REB, 2 AST
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away team logo Wizards 5-9 2622242294
home team logo Magic 6-10 1424302391
Team Stats
away team logo Wizards 5-9 PPG RPG APG
home team logo Magic 6-10 92.0 PPG 43.4 RPG 19.0 APG
Key Players
J. Wall PG 20.7 PPG 3.6 RPG 8.7 APG 44.4 FG%
S. Ibaka PF PPG RPG APG FG%
Top Scorers
J. Wall PG 26 PTS 7 REB 10 AST
S. Ibaka PF 19 PTS 8 REB 2 AST
45.5 FG% 43.8
20.7 3PT FG% 30.4
80.0 FT% 70.0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
J. Wall 26 7 10 10/18 1/4 5/6 2 39 3 0 4 0 7 0 52
O. Porter 19 7 2 8/15 3/8 0/0 4 34 0 0 0 2 5 0 30
B. Beal 14 2 8 6/15 2/6 0/0 1 38 1 0 3 0 2 0 30
M. Gortat 12 9 2 6/9 0/1 0/0 2 34 0 0 1 1 8 0 24
M. Morris 11 3 2 5/10 0/3 1/2 3 32 3 1 2 0 3 0 20
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
J. Wall 26 7 10 10/18 1/4 5/6 2 39 3 0 4 0 7 0 52
O. Porter 19 7 2 8/15 3/8 0/0 4 34 0 0 0 2 5 0 30
B. Beal 14 2 8 6/15 2/6 0/0 1 38 1 0 3 0 2 0 30
M. Gortat 12 9 2 6/9 0/1 0/0 2 34 0 0 1 1 8 0 24
M. Morris 11 3 2 5/10 0/3 1/2 3 32 3 1 2 0 3 0 20
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
A. Nicholson 6 1 1 3/7 0/1 0/0 2 16 0 2 0 0 1 0 11
J. Smith 4 2 0 2/4 0/0 0/0 0 13 0 1 0 1 1 0 7
M. Thornton 2 0 1 0/3 0/1 2/2 0 8 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
T. Satoransky 0 3 0 0/4 0/3 0/0 1 12 1 0 1 1 2 0 3
K. Oubre 0 3 0 0/3 0/2 0/0 2 15 1 0 0 2 1 0 4
T. Burke - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. House - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. McClellan - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Ochefu - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
I. Mahinmi - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 94 37 26 40/88 6/29 8/10 17 241 10 4 12 7 30 0 186
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
S. Ibaka 19 8 2 8/13 2/4 1/1 3 31 1 4 2 2 6 0 34
N. Vucevic 17 17 2 8/16 1/2 0/0 0 35 3 3 4 5 12 0 40
E. Payton 15 5 5 6/12 0/1 3/4 4 26 0 0 2 2 3 0 28
E. Fournier 11 2 4 2/9 1/4 6/6 4 32 1 0 2 2 0 0 20
J. Green 7 3 0 3/9 1/3 0/0 0 25 0 0 2 0 3 0 8
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
S. Ibaka 19 8 2 8/13 2/4 1/1 3 31 1 4 2 2 6 0 34
N. Vucevic 17 17 2 8/16 1/2 0/0 0 35 3 3 4 5 12 0 40
E. Payton 15 5 5 6/12 0/1 3/4 4 26 0 0 2 2 3 0 28
E. Fournier 11 2 4 2/9 1/4 6/6 4 32 1 0 2 2 0 0 20
J. Green 7 3 0 3/9 1/3 0/0 0 25 0 0 2 0 3 0 8
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB +/- FPTS
A. Gordon 9 7 1 4/10 1/4 0/2 1 25 0 0 2 3 4 0 16
D. Augustin 8 0 4 3/9 1/5 1/1 3 26 0 0 2 0 0 0 14
B. Biyombo 3 6 0 0/0 0/0 3/6 0 30 0 0 1 0 6 0 8
M. Hezonja 2 1 0 1/2 0/0 0/0 1 9 0 0 2 0 1 0 1
C. Watson - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Meeks - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Onuaku - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Wilcox - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Rudez - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Zimmerman - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 91 49 18 35/80 7/23 14/20 16 239 5 7 19 14 35 0 169