ATLANTA -- With Bradley Beal and John Wall not being anywhere close to 100% because of injuries, Paul Pierce may have to be even more assertive than usual for the Wizards.
No team in NBA history has come back from a 3-0 deficit to win a seven-game series, which means the Toronto Raptors, who lost 106-99 on Friday at Verizon Center, should commence booking summer vac
For the Wizards to have any shot to get deep into the postseason, they realize they can't just be good defensively.
For the second year in a row, the Wizards are taking over a series in which they weren't supposed to have much of a chance to advance out of the first round.
The Wizards withstood an early push by the Raptors and took control of Game 2 from the second quarter on.