Owner Ted Leonsis says he will shave his head if the Wizards and Caps make the finals.
The status of John Wall's injured left hand could be the great equalizer of this second-round series, a stark turnabout for the once soaring Wizards.
By sticking with the system that got them 60 wins, the Hawks pulled even with the Wizards in Game 2 of the East semifinals.
It was a different kind of 20-point performance, but one that was nonetheless very effective. Here's how he did it.
DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points to help the Hawks pull even in their second-round series with the Wizards, who were without point guard John Wall.
John Wall missed Tuesday's Game 2, 106-90 loss to the Hawks with a sprained left wrist and the Wizards point guard's status for Game 3 is uncertain.
Wizards are finding more postseason success with less minutes from PF Nene on the floor.
The NBA commissioner also discussed reforming the division system and the issue of coaches resting healthy players.
Washington Wizards star guards John Wall and Bradley Beal practiced on Monday and are expected to play in Game 2 against the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday.
Paul Pierce's playoff performance is reminding the Celtics how much they could use a savvy veteran next season, writes Chris Forsberg.
Wizards lead the series 1-0 against the Hawks after winning Game 1 in Atlanta.
Bradley Beal and John Wall are not only maturing with each playoff outing, but they're demonstrating their physical and mental toughness.
The Hawks' first unit is hard to beat. So why did Atlanta's starting five play only 18 minutes together in its Game 1 loss?
The Wizards hold Atlanta to lowest-scoring half of the season in winning Game 1
Bradley Beal shook off a sprained ankle to score 28 points, and the Washington Wizards remained unbeaten in the postseason, knocking off the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks 104-98 on Sunday.
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