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Digest: Wall's 23 points, 11 assists lead Wizards over Knicks, 119-112

Digest: Wall's 23 points, 11 assists lead Wizards over Knicks, 119-112

For the first time since his knee surgery in May, John Wall played in back-to-back games, and the result was a rare win for the Washington Wizards.

Wall scored 23 points and had 11 assists and Otto Porter added 21 points as the host Wizards won for just the third time in 11 games, beating the New York Knicks, 119-112, on Thursday night.

Wall sat out games in the first two Washington back-to-backs this season, and the Wizards lost both times.

After Wednesday night's disheartening loss to the 76ers where Wall played 24 minutes, Washington coach Scott Brooks felt his star guard was ready to go again.

"There was...

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