Whether Paul Pierce can be anything close to his old self or not as the Wizards move closer to the playoffs, to have a serious chance to get beyond the first round likely will require something --
Talk of 3-point shooting concerns
Even with their rash of losses recently, the Wizards officially clinched a playoff spot Monday night when the Charlotte Hornets lost to the Boston Celtics, 116-104. The prevailing mood around the
A 99-91 loss to the Houston Rockets isn't anything to be ashamed about, but the Wizards (41-33) easily could've swept the season series had they been more efficient on offense.
Part of the logic for bringing Paul Pierce to the Wizards is his reputation as a closer, a clutch long-ball shooter who can create his own shots which is supposed to open floor space for John Wall