His Nuggets down five to Washington in overtime, Wilson Chandler made a 3-pointer with 3.8 seconds left in overtime.
The Wizards were still in good shape. All they had to do was successfully complete an inbound pass, and if Denver fouled quickly enough, make a couple free throws to seal the game.
But Paul Pierce threw a pass straight to Ty Lawson – who, to Pierce’s relief, missed the open game-tying jumper and allowed Washington to escape with a 117-115 win.
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