Forget just the next round. Kevin Love will miss the rest of the 2015 playoffs.
The Wizards don't know their next round opponent and would be an underdog against the likely foe, top-seeded Atlanta Hawks.
The Wizards are locked in for a first-round series with the Toronto Raptors regardless of their 113-108 overtime loss at the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
John Wall and the Wizards may run past the Chicago Bulls, Kyle Korver and the Atlanta Hawks may soar, Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors may own the best record in the NBA.
Injuries are simply a fact of life over an 82-game regular season.