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Clinton is fan as Bulls beat the Wizards

Scottie Pippen had 23 points and Michael Jordan had 19 points on 8-for-23 as the Chicago Bulls beat the Washington Wizards 94-88 Saturday night in Washington, D.C.

President Bill Clinton was in the stands as the Wizards lost their fourth straight. It was Washington's sixth straight game without starting forwards Chris Webber and Juwan Howard.Toni Kukoc had 17 points for Chicago. Calbert Cheaney had a dozen of his career-high 30 points in the first quarter for the Wizards.

With Jordan contemplating retirement, the game at the MCI Center in downtown Washington be-came the latest installment of his quasi-farewell tour. Scores of flashbulbs popped from the sellout crowd every time he took a free throw, and some children in the lower bowl held up a huge set of placards that read "Don't go, 23."

76ERS 98, NETS 89: At East Rutherford, N.J., Allen Iverson had 27 points and 12 assists to lead Philadelphia to a rare road victory.

The Nets, who lost their third straight, announced that recently acquired center Rony Seikaly had an MRI and will miss four weeks with a bone contusion in his right foot.

Derrick Coleman scored 10 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter as the Sixers won for only the sixth time in 25 road games.

PISTONS 94, MAVERICKS 82: At Dallas, Brian Williams scored 19 points, Joe Dumars had 18 and Detroit got just five points from Grant Hill but beat Dallas anyway.

Hill, averaging 21.3 points per game, made just 2 of 11 field goal attempts in 39 minutes. He had his streak of scoring in double figures stopped at 41.

HORNETS 111, CLIPPERS 98: At Los Angeles, Anthony Mason scored 25 points and helped Charlotte overcome a 19-point deficit and end a three-game losing streak.

Glen Rice had 23 points and David Wesley 21 for the Hornets, who handed the Clippers their sixth straight loss and 18th in 20 tries.