Basketball: Hachimura scores 18 as Wizards lose to Mavericks

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Rui Hachimura hit some big buckets down the stretch Saturday on his way to 18 points for the Washington Wizards in a nail-biting 125-124 road loss to the Dallas Mavericks. The second-year forward shot 7-from-11 for the night, including a clutch three-pointer that gave Washington a 118-116 lead with 2:27 left, before the Mavs pulled out the win on a last-ditch triple from Dorian Finney-Smith. Russell Westbrook led the Wizards at American Airlines Center in Dallas with 42 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists in a toe-to-toe battle against the Mavs' Slovenian superstar Luka Donkic, whose 20 assists ...

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