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Hinrich was gone after teammate Nazr Mohammed was called for basket interference while tipping in a rebound, but the tantrum had nothing to do with the goaltending call.

“When I was complaining about a non-foul call, I got one,” Hinrich said. “And then the second one was very quick afterward. … In that situation, in the late game, you’ve just got to avoid that happening. I’ve got to bite my tongue and let it go.”

Chicago was already without Derrick Rose (left knee), Joakim Noah (right foot), Marco Belinelli (abdominal strain) and Richard Hamilton (lower back).

“You’ve got to find a way in the end,” coach Tom Thibodeau said. “Things went against us. We lost Kirk, missed some free throws, and we’ve got to do better.”

Okafor’s dunk, on a feed from Nene, gave the Wizards an 88-86 lead with 46 seconds to play. Jimmy Butler missed a jumper for the Bulls, and Trevor Ariza made two free throws with 8 seconds remaining to give Washington the four-point margin of victory.