John Wall’s Magic Helps Wizards Eliminate Hawks

By Mark Bacon My friend David would accurately state “the Wizards won because they scored more points.” A line straight out of Gregg Popovich’s post game analysis. True. Yet, there was pure magic on the hardwood last night. It deserves praise and a closer look. Washington eliminated the Atlanta Hawks from the playoffs with a Read more about John Wall’s Magic Helps Wizards Eliminate Hawks[…]

There’s No Place Like Home: Beal, Wall Lead Wizards Past Hawks, 103-99

By Mark Bacon The Wizards’ defense delivered in crucial moments down the stretch, and Washington defeated the Atlanta Hawks, 103-99, for a 3-2 lead in this best-of-seven series. In the friendly confines of Verizon Center, Washington erased memories of its previous two games in Atlanta, including the 34 points the team surrendered in the final Read more about There’s No Place Like Home: Beal, Wall Lead Wizards Past Hawks, 103-99[…]

Balanced Hawks Hold Off Wizards 111-101, Even Series 2-all

By Mark Bacon For several months, the Washington Wizards have been THE trendy pick to do well in these NBA playoffs. Since an epic overtime tussle with Cleveland in early February, dreams of a Wizards-Cavaliers Eastern Conference finals have danced in heads in DC and far beyond. Never mind that the Wizards haven’t made such a run Read more about Balanced Hawks Hold Off Wizards 111-101, Even Series 2-all[…]