Randy Wittman installed a new play to take advantage of Atlanta's switching defensive scheme, and the result was the third playoff game-winner of Paul Pierce's career.
Did the Hawks find a formula in the final minutes or show their true colors over the opening three quarters? Coach Mike Budenholzer conceded both options are possible.
Bradley Beal wasn't going to get in Paul Pierce's way on the final play. And he's feeling confident about the Wizards chances in the series.
The Wizards, after blowing a 21-point lead, held on thanks to a buzzer-beating bank shot from Paul Pierce to take 2-1 series lead over Hawks.