Nene takes Bulls by the horns with 19 points

Nene came alive with 19 points and several emphatic dunks, leading the Wizards to a 102-88 victory over the Bulls.

    Nene Hilario (42) scored 19 points in his first start for the Wizards after 12 games [Reuters]
    Nene Hilario (42) scored 19 points in his first start for the Wizards after 12 games [Reuters]

    NeneHilario came alive with 19 points and several emphatic dunks, leading the Washington Wizards to a 102-88 victory over the Chicago Bulls.

    Wizards guard John Wall added 18 points and seven assists and forward Trevor Ariza finished with 16 points.

    The Wizards (17-19) had lost eight of their last 10 games in Chicago but now have won seven of its last nine road games overall.

    The New York Knicks squandered a 14-point lead, but still pulled out a 98-96 overtime win over the Phoenix Suns for their season-high fifth straight win.

    Carmelo Anthony had 29 points, 16 rebounds and four assists, guard Raymond Felton added 19 points for the Knicks (15-22), who played the first of four games in five nights.

    Tony Parker scored a game-high 27 points, including three driving layups in the final six minutes, to lift the San Antonio Spurs to a 101-95 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans.

    The Mavericks found little resistance from the hurting Orlando Magic as they blew them out in an easy 107-88 win.

    Monta Ellis scored 21 points in the Mavericks' third straight win.

    Dwight Howard scored 32 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Houston Rockets beat the Boston Celtics 104-92.

    Kyle Lowry had 23 points, five assists and four steals as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 116-94.

    Alec Burks, filling in for injured shooting guard Gordon Hayward, scored a career-high 34 points as the Utah Jazz snapped the Denver Nuggets' five-game winning streak with a 118-103 victory.

    SOURCE: Reuters


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    The Muslims of South Korea

    The Muslims of South Korea

    The number of Muslims in South Korea is estimated to be around 100,000, including foreigners.

    Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

    Gender violence in India: 'Daughters are not a burden'

    With female foeticide still widespread, one woman tells her story of being mutilated for giving birth to her daughters.

    Zimbabwe: What's happening?

    Zimbabwe: What's happening?

    Situation tense as thousands march in Harare to call for Robert Mugabe's resignation days after military takeover.