Jamison Has 32 Points, 14 Rebounds

Wizards 108, 76ers 107

November 25, 2009

WASHINGTON - - Antawn Jamison had 32 points and 14 rebounds to lead Washington past the Philadelphia 76ers, 108-107, on Tuesday night, hours after the death of Wizards owner Abe Pollin.

Nick Young added 20 points for the Wizards as they ended a two-game skid despite playing without Caron Butler, who sat out with a sore right ankle.

Louis Williams' layup pulled Philadelphia to 108-107 with 40 seconds remaining. After Gilbert Arenas committed a turnover with 28 seconds left, Williams missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer as the final buzzer sounded.

There was a moment of silence before the national anthem was played at Verizon Center, which Pollin built mostly with his own money.

The game was Sixers coach Eddie Jordan's first against his former team since he was fired one year ago to the day.

"I had a very close relationship with him," Jordan said of Pollin. "It's adversity for me to overcome to focus in and prepare and get a clear head and get my team to play."

Pollin hired Jordan, a Washington native, to coach his team before the 2003-04 season.

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