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Cam Thomas and Jordan Poole duel in OT thriller as Nets edge Wizards

In a high-scoring showdown, Cam Thomas and Jordan Poole engaged in a scoring battle, combining for 76 points, as the Brooklyn Nets (28-45) narrowly defeated the Washington Wizards (14-59) 122-119 in overtime on Wednesday night.

Thomas dropped 38 points, including crucial jumpers in overtime, to propel the Nets to victory. The guard also dished out seven assists.

Meanwhile, Poole put on a scoring clinic of his own, notching a season-high 38 points for the Wizards, although he couldn’t connect on a late-game 3-pointer that could have tied the contest. He also added seven rebounds and eight assists.

With the game tied at 112 in regulation, both teams had opportunities to secure the win, but missed shots and clutch defensive plays extended the game into overtime.

Thomas’ clutch shooting in the extra period proved decisive, as he stepped up to deliver pivotal baskets when it mattered most for the Nets.

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Thomas received support from Dennis Schroer, who notched 21 points and eight assists, while Mikal Bridges added 19 points, and Nic Claxton had a double-double with 17 points and 13 rebounds.

Meanwhile, for Washington Kyle Kuzma returned to action with 24 points and 10 assists. Marvin Bagley III added 18 points off the bench and Deni Avdija contributed 17 points and 12 rebounds.

Game Recap: Nets 122, Wizards 119
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