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Wizards top Bulls 90-86 for 8th straight home win

Tuesday - 4/2/2013, 11:30pm  ET

Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) celebrates with guard A.J. Price (12) in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 in Washington. The Wizards won 90-86. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

AP Sports Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Chicago Bulls, trying to get home-court advantage in the playoffs, suffered yet another injury and had Kirk Hinrich tossed in the fourth quarter.

The Washington Wizards, vying to be the best team not in the playoffs, were about as healthy as they've been all season and have been unbeatable recently in front of the local crowd.

That made the game about even.

John Wall had another solid all-around game, and Emeka Okafor scored the go-ahead dunk in the final minute Tuesday night as the Wizards won their eighth straight at home, beating the temperamental Chicago Bulls 90-86.

Washington wants to pass the Philadelphia 76ers and finish ninth in the Eastern Conference. Not bad for a team that started 4-28, but it's the NBA equivalent of playing for the top seed in the NIT.

Tuesday's win left the Wizards 2
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