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    Marcus Morris tips in game winner as Pistons stretch streak to three and halt Wizards' win run at four

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    Jan 22, 2017
    Marcus Morris makes a big basket over twin Markieff to help Detroit keep the win run going. AP

    MARCUS Morris tipped in the game-winner over is twin brother Markfieff as the Pistons snapped the four-game winning streak of the Washington Wizards with a 113-112 victory in Detroit on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).

    Morris had 25 points and 11 rebounds for the Pistons who have won three straight. Detroit outscored Washington in the first three quarters and held a 16-point lead at the start of the last period, 98-82.

    A 3-pointer by Trey Burke sparked an 11-2 run by the Wizards to start the fourth quarterperiod. A basket by Markieff Morris off a John Wall assist gave the Washington their first lead since the first quarter, 110-109, with 2:14 left.

    Bradley Beal’s two free throws gave the Wizards a 112-111 lead in the final minute.

    With four seconds left, Tobias Harris had a 3-point attempt blocked by Beal but was able to recover it for another attempt that missed but was tipped in by Morris in the final second. 

    Reggie Jackson finished with 19 markers and 11 assists while Tobias Harris chipped in 18.

    Markieff Morris, Marcus’ twin brother, led Washington with 19 points and nine rebounds. John Wall also scored 19 with 10 assists. Beal scored 17 points while Jason Smith added 16 points off the bench for the Wizards. 

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    Marcus Morris makes a big basket over twin Markieff to help Detroit keep the win run going. AP
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