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Nene, Wall lead Wizards over Pacers

Nene, Wall lead Wizards over Pacers INDIANAPOLIS -- The Washington Wizards needed only one quarter Saturday night to remove most of the potential drama against the reeling Indiana Pacers. Washington forced 10 first-quarter turnovers, built a commanding 32-14 lead through 12 minutes and held on for a 97-90 victory in Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Nene had 15 of his 17 points during a first quarter in which the Wizards made 14 of 24 field-goal attempts (58.3 percent) and Indiana made only 6 of 18. Wizards coach Randy Wittman, who was raised in Indianapolis and was a member of Indiana University's 1981 national championship team, was impressed with the way Washington responded to Friday...

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