John Wall's first-ever All-Star game start came with Kyle Lowry as his back-court partner and vice versa. Now the point guards are dueling in the playoffs, meaning friendship takes a break.
Bradley Beal is intent on shooting better than 6-for-23, but the Raptors' home crowd will be more electric than ever in Game 2 (CSN+, CSNwashington.com and NBC Sports Live Extra, 7:30 p.m. ET).
Greivis Vasquez has never shied away from a big shot, going all the way back to his days in College Park.
Wizards coach Randy Wittman is often criticized, but Paul Pierce thinks differently and was moved by a pregame speech (CSN+, CSNwashington.com and NBC Sports Live Extra, 7:30 p.m. ET).