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Wall, though, sat during the final period. Before returning as a reserve in an overtime win over Philadelphia on Tuesday, Wall missed four games with a sprained left foot and is also battling a sore knee.

Wizards forward Andray Blatche left the game in the third and didn’t return after colliding with Smith on an offensive rebound attempt and getting poked in both eyes.

Young, who hit the winning shot against Philadelphia two nights previously, hit his first four shots from the field and finished 8 of 14.

“You’re supposed to get up for games like this,” Young said. “It seems we always get embarrassed on national TV.”

Notes: Wizards F Al Thornton traveled with the team, but missed the game with a sprained left ankle. He left in the first half of Tuesday’s overtime win over Philadelphia and didn’t return. … The Hawks improved to 86-42 in series home games. Atlanta has won six straight over Washington at Philips Arena. … The game was televised on TNT.