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By Ben Golliver
December 25, 2014

Wizards guard John Wall hit a 360-degree, spinning layup against the Knicks to kick off the NBA's five-game Christmas slate in style on Thursday.  

Washington held a comfortable lead throughout thanks to Wall's relentless pressure on New York's defense. The highlight of this one-sided affair came with roughly one minute remaining in the third quarter and the Wizards leading 81-68.

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Wall and Marcin Gortat set up in a high screen-and-roll situation and the Wizards' All-Star point guard attacked hard after splitting the defense. As he entered the paint, Wall leaned left as he approached Jason Smith before corkscrewing back to his right. Wall completed a full rotation in mid-air and kissed in the spectacular layup. 

The Wizards eventually cruised to a 102-91 win.