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Wizards G Jordan Crawford out with ankle injury

Published on NewsOK Modified: December 29, 2012 at 7:37 pm •  Published: December 29, 2012

CHICAGO (AP) — Washington Wizards leading scorer Jordan Crawford is sitting out against the Chicago Bulls because of a left ankle injury.

Crawford is averaging 16 points per game this season, and 21.8 in his last six games. He scored a season-high 27 on Friday night in a win over Orlando.

Richard Hamilton returned to the Bulls' lineup Saturday night after missing 12 games with a torn plantar fascia in his left foot. Luol Deng also was in the lineup after he sprained his right ankle in Tuesday's loss to Houston.