NBA Playoffs 2015: Wizards vs. Hawks
4 Things We Learned from the Atlanta Hawks Series
Here are some good and bad takeaways from the Wizards' second round playoff series.
Pierce's Game 6 shot next to his 2006 dagger
If Paul Pierce's shot that nearly forced overtime in Game 6 looked familiar to you, we think we know why.
Yes, Paul Pierce's three was correctly overturned
The NBA Official Two Minute Report laid any questions about the play to rest.
Game 6 loss fails to darken Wizards' bright future
There was plenty of dejection in the Wizards locker room after a devastating loss to close the season, but still plenty of reasons to be positive about the Wizards' future.
Wall, Beal address the media after Game 6 loss
The Wizards' star guards were very disappointed that they didn't meet all of their goals for the 2014-15 season. But the future's still bright here in the nation's capital.
Recap: Wizards run out of time in Game 6 loss
The Wizards' last-ditch effort to keep their season going came up just a second short as Washington was knocked out of the playoffs.
YES pic.twitter.com/ltzxyBTfM6— Nick Bilka (@nbilka) May 15, 2015
Game 6 preview: Avoiding the repeat
The Wizards look to avoid last year's fate at home in Game 6 as they face elimination against the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks.
Let's appreciate Beal in this playoff series
The Wizards shooting guard has shown us more than just a glimpse that he can be another All-Star player for years to come.
Hawks ramp up the ball pressure in the fourth
The Wizards couldn't close out a team that failed to score for the first six minutes of the fourth quarter. How did it happen? Because Atlanta decided to ramp up the ball pressure.
Recap: Wall can't fix everything as Wiz fall 82-81
The Wizards got a nice boost from the return of their star point guard, but still didn't have quite enough to steal one on the road from Atlanta.
John Wall hits Bradley Beal with a no-look, over the head pass
John Wall accidentally the assist. http://t.co/6IQqNePKn9 https://t.co/R1AK6wcfkZ— SB Nation GIF (@SBNationGIF) May 14, 2015
Wall only has one hand and no eyes, but he's still doing things like this.
Bradley Beal swats Schroeder's layup
Bradley Beal comes flying in for the huge block in transition! #NBARapidReplay http://t.co/sOI6FxPXoL— NBA (@NBA) May 14, 2015
No idea how Beal made up all that ground/didn't break something in his body.
John Wall finishes layup with injured hand
John Wall looks like his usual ridiculous self early in Game 5! #NBARapidReplay http://t.co/1A1dBN7UNJ— NBA (@NBA) May 14, 2015
We have no idea how John Wall is doing this.
JOHN WALL IS PLAYING TONIGHT
It's official John Wall is active and expected to start with no minutes restrictions. Game On! #WizardsTalk #WizHawks— Chris Miller (@cmillscsn) May 13, 2015
Beal's gut feeling is Wall will play Game 5
FWIW: Bradley Beal says re: Wall: "Knowing John, he'll probably play. That's just my gut. He'll never leave us out there to dry."— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) May 13, 2015
Reminder: Bradley Beal's gut is not a doctor.
Debating on if Wall should return to play is silly
Whether you want to see John Wall return or if you want to see the Wizards play it safe, there's no point in arguing whether or not it's a good idea.
Preview: Wizards seek rebound for Game 5
After a narrow loss in Game 4, the Wizards need big performances from their big men to steal home court advantage back in Atlanta on Wednesday night.
Korver didn't travel, according to NBA's review
The referees were correct in not calling Kyle Korver for traveling on a late game inbounds pass, according to the NBA's review of late game calls.
Game 4 Post-Game Show
Jake Whitacre discusses the good and the bad of the Wizards' performance in Game 4.
Recap: ATL evens series with a 106-101 win
The Atlanta Hawks showed their resiliency as they had a hard fought Game 4 win over the Washington Wizards on Monday.
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Out of gas: Wizards drop Game 4
Bradley Beal came through with a superb 32 point performance, but the Wizards fell short as the series goes back to Atlanta tied 2-2.
Drew Gooden gets up high for the block
Drew Gooden the GOAT https://t.co/ra7lhnGIcs— Chris Barnewall (@ChrisBarnewall) May 11, 2015
Drew Gooden coming through with a block in seemingly every playoff game is one of the better subplots of the Wizards' playoff run.
Nene posterizes Al Horford
Nene goes up and drops the HAMMER! #NBARapidReplay http://t.co/qcnFWK6PzK— NBA (@NBA) May 11, 2015
THAT is a playoff dunk.
Pierce shakes DeMarre Carroll for his third three of the first quarter
Ok this was pretty https://t.co/aIx2WjWBet— Umair Khan (@UKhanNBA) May 11, 2015
Paul Pierce picking up right where he left off in Game 3. This was his third three in the first six minutes.
REPORT: The Washington Wizards could make a “major push” for Kevin Durant, via @AmicoHoops.— Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) July 18, 2022