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.
Amin Elhassan and Bradford Doolittle break down the Washington Wizards-Atlanta Hawks Eastern Conference playoff matchup with expert scouting and advanced statistical analysis.
A strong performance by John Wall in the point guard matchup with Jeff Teague is central to Washington's upset bid of the East's top seed.
Who will advance to the conference finals? Our writers make their picks for Round 2.
The waiting was the hardest part. After sweeping Toronto, the Wizards have grown weary of waiting for the Hawks to adavnace.
Points Per Game98.517th
Rebounds Per Game44.78th
Assists Per Game24.06th