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@ NY 
W 110-103
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vs. Phi 
W 120-115
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John Wall scores 28 points, Wizards hold on to beat 76ers

WASHINGTON (AP) Bradley Beal threw the best lob of his life to John Wall, and the Washington star finished the alley-oop that the longtime teammates are accustomed to making.

The experienced Wizards made the plays to beat the young Philadelphia 76ers 120-115 on Wednesday night in the season opener for each team. The NBA debuts of Sixers top picks Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz took a back seat to Wall and Beal getting the job done despite not having their best shooting performances.

Wall scored 28 points on 10-of-28 shooting and had eight assists, and his 15-second stretch in the fourth quarter with a layup, block and pass to Marcin Gortat for a dunk showed what he could do in crucial moments.

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Leaders
Points: John Wall28.0
Rebounds: Marcin Gortat17.0
Assists: John Wall8.0
FG%: Marcin Gortat58.3%
Steals: Bradley Beal3.00
Blocks: Marcin Gortat3.00
Defense (Rank)
Points: 115.0 (16)
Rebounds: 48.0 (17)
Assists: 25.0 (17)
FG%: 45.7% (12)
FT%: 73.7% (5)
3P%: 42.9% (19)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 120.0 (5)
Rebounds: 52.0 (2)
Assists: 21.0 (16)
FG%: 43.3% (16)
FT%: 78.9% (14)
3P%: 27.3% (20)
Standings
Southeast Division
  W L Pct GB
Orlando 1 0 1.000 --
Washington 1 0 1.000 --
Atlanta 1 0 1.000 --
Charlotte 0 1 .000 1.0
Miami 0 1 .000 1.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/14/2017 Donald Sloan Waived
10/9/2017 Daniel Ochefu Waived
9/8/2017 Carrick Felix Signed as Free Agent
9/7/2017 Donald Sloan Signed as Free Agent
8/18/2017 Mike Young Signed as Free Agent Two-Way Contract
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Injuries
Date Player Status
10/9/2017 Sheldon Mac Torn Achilles
9/22/2017 Markieff Morris Sports hernia
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