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Webster scores 34; Wizards beat Suns 127-105

Published on NewsOK Modified: March 16, 2013 at 10:37 pm •  Published: March 16, 2013
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During the last five games, he is shooting 55 percent (26 of 47) beyond the arc. He took just 10 3-point attempts Saturday.

"My teammates kept finding me," Webster said. "They encouraged me to continue to shoot the ball, and when you have that backing, it's easy to shoot."

Wall, meanwhile, has had at least 17 points and nine or more assists in his last four games. He followed a 12-for-15 effort in Friday's win over New Orleans with an efficient 8-of-11 shooting night Saturday.

After Saturday's game, he said he'd already brought up Webster's potential return to team owner Ted Leonsis.

"I already talked to Ted about that one," Wall said. "That's an easy hands-down question about trying to get him back."

Phoenix actually led on Beasley's second-quarter 3-pointer to make it 50-49. But Washington opened a 64-52 lead on a 15-2 run helped by technical fouls given to Phoenix's Jermaine O'Neal and Hunter.

Webster hit both resulting foul shots, the latter to end the run after Wall's transition dunk, and the Wizards led 66-59 after their highest-scoring first half of the season.

Washington put it away in the third, going on a 17-6 run capped by Trevor Booker's putback. And Webster's individual brilliance pushed the lead even larger in the fourth.

Notes: Washington rookie G Bradley Beal (sprained left ankle) returned to action after missing six straight games, entering late in the first quarter . Suns C O'Neal made just his second start of the season. He came off the bench for the last two games, after missing the previous four for personal reasons . Phoenix received four first-half technical fouls (illegal defense, Beasley, O'Neal, Hunter).



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