Bucks fall at Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rookie Nick Young scored a season-high 22 points and sparked a fourth-quarter comeback as Washington knocked off Milwaukee 105-97.

The game was tied at 83 with nine minutes remaining before Young and Darius Songaila (sahn-GY'-lah) converted three-point plays in a 12-2 run that put the Wizards ahead by 10.

Antawn Jamison added a team-high 23 points for the Wizards, who shot 50 percent and scored 66 points in the paint.

The victory puts the Wizards 1 1/2 games ahead of Philadelphia for sixth place in the Eastern Conference.

The Bucks lost for the sixth time in seven games despite Charlie Villanueva's 24 points and 16 rebounds. Michael Redd finished with 26 points and Andrew Bogut (BOH'-gut) added 23.

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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