Wizards deal Sixers 7th straight loss
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bradley Beal scored 21 points and the Washington Wizards shot a franchise-record 65.3 percent from the field in their 119-90 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night.
The Wizards rested All-Star guard John Wall, ending his consecutive games streak at 208.
Ramon Sessions added 19 points, and Marcin Gortat had 18 points, seven rebounds, six assists and four blocks to help Washington win its fourth straight game.
Trying to earn home-court advantage in the first round of the playoffs for the first time since 1979, Washington remained a game behind fourth-place Toronto in the Eastern Conference.
Robert Covington scored a career-high 27 points on 8-for-11 shooting for the Philadelphia, and Jason Richardson added 17. The 76ers have dropped seven straight.
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