Michael Jenkins is thinking a lot about these playoffs. In the process, he came up with a poem for John Wall and a new song for Drake.
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
This just in: The lineup with Paul Pierce and Otto Porter playing at forward plus John Wall, Bradley Beal and Marcin Gortat is doing work. The statistical proof beyond the 3-0 series lead.
No NBA team has ever come back to win a playoff series after falling behind three games to nothing -- everyone knows that.