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Balanced attack sends Wizards over Suns

Phoenix, AZ ( - Trevor Ariza scored 15 of his game-high 23 points in the second half as the Washington Wizards came through with a 101-95 victory over the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center.

John Wall, fresh off a triple-double in Wednesday's overtime loss to Boston, compiled 18 points and 12 assists to help the Wizards to their fifth win in seven games. Nene added 18 points and eight rebounds, while Bradley Beal finished with 17 points that included a pair of clutch shots down the stretch.

The Suns failed to build off Wednesday's impressive 124-100 blowout of East- leading Indiana despite Goran Dragic tallying 19 points and 11 assists. Channing Frye and Miles Plumlee recorded 16 and 14 points, respectively, in the setback.

01/24 23:42:27 ET