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 Atlanta Hawks may benefit from John Wall's fractured hand and wrist. That benefit might take them to the Eastern Conference finals.
The Wizards don't know their next round opponent and would be an underdog against the likely foe, top-seeded Atlanta Hawks.
NEW YORK -- While Paul Pierce is filling out his ballot for the Players Association's Player's Choice Awards and making a conscious effort to be secretive about it, John Wall sits and watches with