The saying goes that closing out a team, particularly in a series sweep, is the toughest game of them all.
Another win and the Wizards are in the second round of the playoffs for the second season in a row, but despite the 3-0 lead vs. the Toronto Raptors this hasn't been easy.
The NBA began releasing officiating its reports for the final two minutes, including overtime periods, of games that are within two possessions, and the crew of Tony Brothers, Sean Corbin and John
There is an NBA playoff axiom stating the closeout game in a series is the toughest to win. Both the Wizards and Raptors are trying to make that saying work for their side.
In his usual honest dissertations about what has changed for the Wizards after they went up 3-0 in their series with the Toronto Raptors, John Wall dropped this nugget: "Nene, he's not complaining