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James Harden’s 24 points help Rockets beat Wizards 99-91

Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce (34) looks to pass as he is guarded by Houston Rockets forward Josh Smith (5), center Joey Dorsey (8) and guard James Harden (13) in the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, March 29, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — One game after clinching a playoff berth, the Rockets delayed the Wizards’ bid to secure their own spot, beating Washington 99-91 Sunday behind James Harden’s 24 points.

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Predators down Caps, clinch playoff berth

Nashville Predators center Craig Smith (15) shoots but has his shot stopped by Washington Capitals goalie Justin Peters (35) in the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Filip Forsberg scored during a three-goal first period and had two assists as the Nashville Predators became the first Western Conference team to clinch a playoff berth with a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals on Saturday.

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George Hill’s layup lifts Pacers over Wizards 103-101

Indiana Pacers forward Solomon Hill (44) shoots in front of Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, right, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — George Hill’s driving layup with 2.7 seconds left lifted the Indiana Pacers over the Washington Wizards 103-101 on Wednesday night, snapping the Pacers’ six-game losing streak.

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