The ride involved different twists and turns, but the result remained the same. The Washington Wizards finished fifth in the Eastern Conference during the regular season.
The more time the Wizards have to collect themselves and recharge, it'll likely be for the better as they wait for their second-round opponent which will be the Atlanta Hawks or Brooklyn Nets.
If you've got questions for Marcin Gortat, he doesn't have many answers.
NEW YORK -- With Nene and Paul Pierce in the lineup, the ball didn't find Bradley Beal much in the first quarter.