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Wizards beat Knicks in fight-marred game; Thunder, Heat also win
Wizards beat Knicks in fight-marred game; Thunder, Heat also win

John Wall had 24 points and 11 assists, eluding the Knicks all day until getting knocked to the floor by a flagrant foul that sparked an altercation, and the Washington Wizards beat New York, 102-91, on Thursday at Madison Square Garden. Wall toyed with the Knicks for 3 1/2 quarters, highlighted by a spinning, 360-degree layup, before Quincy Acy knocked him down with a forearm shove with 5:31 left in the fourth quarter. Wall got up and pushed Acy, who responded with a punch that appeared to hit Wall behind the neck. Acy was ejected in the Christmas Day dust-up, and Wall received a technical foul. Wall was dazzling in what could be a warmup for a trip to Madison Square Garden for the...

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