Nets beat Wizards 115-113 in double overtime

Nets beat Wizards 115-113 in double overtime
January 4, 2013, 10:27 pm
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WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 04: Joe Johnson #7 of the Brooklyn Nets puts up the game winning shot over the Washington Wizards to give the Nets a 115-113 double overtime win at Verizon Center on January 4, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)


WASHINGTON (AP) Joe Johnson's jumper with 0.7 seconds left in the second overtime lifted the Brooklyn Nets to a 115-113 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.

Bradley Beal's two free throws tied the score at 113 with 9.1 seconds to play before Johnson, who had 18 points, hit the shot that improved Brooklyn to 4-1 under interim coach P.J. Carlesimo.

Brook Lopez had 27 points and 13 rebounds for the Nets, and Deron Williams added 24 points and 10 assists.

Beal had a career-high 24 points. Jordan Crawford scored 23 points and Nene, who fouled out in the first overtime, had 20 for Washington, which lost its fourth in a row and is now 4-27.