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The Atlanta Hawks pull off a victory against the Washington Wizards, tying the series 2-2

The Atlanta Hawks pull off a victory against the Washington Wizards, tying the series 2-2

The Washington Wizards and the Atlanta Hawks series has been a very personal one for both teams as they faced off in Atlanta for Game 4.  The first game was a victory for the Nation’s Capital’s team as the Wizards defeated the Hawks, 114-107.  In that game, John Wall scored thirty-two points, pulled down four rebounds and threw out fourteen assists.  Dennis Schroder finished with twenty-five points, three rebounds and nine assists.  Washington would also win Game 2 as they hand the Hawks a 109 to 101 loss.  John Wall ended up with thirty-two points, five rebounds and nine assists.  Paul Millsap would chalk up twenty-seven points, ten rebounds and four assists.  Atlanta would bounce back in Game 3 as they hand Washington a 116-98 loss.  In that game, Paul Millsap would score twenty-nine points, pull down fourteen rebounds and give out five assists.  John Wall would settle for twenty-nine points, four rebounds and seven assists.  The Hawks looked to tie the series up last night in Game 4.

The Washington Wizards would put a scoring display in the first quarter, shooting fifty-eight percent from the field, limiting the Georgia team to thirty-eight percent.  Bradley Beal would begin with nine points, collecting three of those from beyond the arc.  Four-time All-Star, John Wall would shoot a perfect one-hundred percent from the field, earning himself eight points.  Otto Porter Jr. would contribute to the score as he drops five points, including one 3-pointer.  On the other end, Paul Millsap would chalk up seven points, which would contain one 3-pointer but it was the visiting team that ended the first quarter with a 35 to 28 lead.  Atlanta would spark a large 31 to 15 run in the second period as former Rockets player, Dwight Howard, would get hot for ten points while shooting eighty percent from the field.  Jose Calderon would come off the Hawks bench to score eight points, six of those coming from behind the three-point line.  Rookie Taurean Prince would also contribute with five points, shooting a perfect one-hundred from the field.  As for the Wizards, Beal would chalk up six points which would hold one 3-pointer as John Wall would knock down a 3-pointer to finish the quarter with three points.  Former Nets player, Bojan Bogdanovic, would come off the bench to put up three points but it was the Georgia team that walked into halftime with a 59 to 50 lead.

The Washington Wizards would return the favor as they go on a 27-18 run in the third quarter, shooting forty-one percent from the field.  During that run, Bradley Beal would go off for twelve points, collecting six of those from beyond the arc.  Porter Jr. would drop seven points while Bogdanovic would come off the bench to contribute with four points.  John Wall would play for ten minutes, only to be limited to three points which he collected from the free-throw line.  Dennis Schroder would help the Hawks out as he puts up eight points and grabs two rebounds.  Former Knicks player, Tim Hardaway Jr., would contribute by knocking down a three-pointer, while Kent Bazemore would come off the bench to score three points and pull down two rebounds.  Paul Millsap would play seven minutes to be limited to only two points as both teams end the third quarter with a tied game at 77.  The Atlanta team would play strong and close things out in the last period as Schroder puts up ten points, including two 3-pointers.  Millsap would shoot seventy-five percent from the field, earning himself ten points, as well.  Hardaway Jr. would chalk up seven which held one 3-pointer as the Atlanta Hawks defeat the Washington Wizards, 111 to 101, tying the series up at 2-2.  Paul Millsap would finish with nineteen points, nine rebounds and seven assists.  Bradley Beal would settle for thirty-two points, five rebounds and two assists.

Atlanta Hawks cruise past the Washington Wizards, preventing a 3-0 lead

Atlanta Hawks cruise past the Washington Wizards, preventing a 3-0 lead

The Washington Wizards and Atlanta Hawks series has been a very personal one for both teams from John Wall’s constant stare downs on the Hawks’ player to Markieff Morris and Paul Millsap getting into heated arguments on the court.  Last night would mark the third game between these two ball clubs as the Hawks looked to take a win in Atlanta.  Game 1 was a victory for the Washington team as they would defeat the Hawks, 114-107.  John Wall finished with thirty-two points, four rebounds and fourteen assists.  Dennis Schroder ended up with twenty-five points, three rebounds and nine assists.  The second game was also a victory for the Wizards as they pull away with a 109-101 win.  In that game, John Wall scored thirty-two points, grabbed five rebounds and gave out nine assists.  Paul Millsap put up twenty-seven points, ten rebounds and four assists.  The Wizards looked to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the series last night in the Philips Arena.

The Atlanta Hawks would start off on the right foot as they put on a scoring display in the first period, shooting 65% from the field, limiting the visiting team to 30%.  Dennis Schroder lit the floor up with fifteen points, including two 3-pointers.  Taurean Prince, Paul Millsap and Dwight Howard would each score five points.  Prince would score three of those from behind the 3-point line while Millsap pulls down six rebounds. On the other end, John Wall would put up fourteen points, which would contain one 3-pointer but it was the home team that ended the first quarter with a huge 38-20 lead.  The Wizards would look to cut into the lead as both Markieff Morris and John Wall go for seven points.  Morris would collect three of those from beyond the arc while John Wall would crash the boards for one rebound and dish off two assists.  But the Hawks wouldn’t ease up as former Jazz player, Paul Millsap, drops ten points and grabs three rebounds.  Dennis Schroder would add five more points to his scoring total as the Georgia team walks into halftime with a large 64 to 46 lead.

Things would not get any easier for the D.C. team as Millsap comes out of the locker room to score nine points, shooting 67% from the field.  Rookie Taurean Prince would shoot a perfect 100% from the field, scoring seven points.  Dwight Howard would be held scoreless in the third quarter but he would go to grab four rebounds.  North Carolina-native John Wall would try to bring his Washington team back in it as he drops eight points, grabs two rebounds and dishes off two assists but it was the Atlanta Hawks that ended the third with a powerful 90-67 lead.  The Wizards would go on a 31 to 26 run in the last quarter as Kelly Oubre Jr. comes off the bench to knock down three 3-pointers and grab three rebounds.  Brandon Jennings would also come off the bench to give out three assists and drop seven points, which contained one 3-pointer.  On the other end of the court, Baltimore-native Malcolm Delaney would come off the bench to chalk up eight points, which would hold one 3-pointer as the Altanta Hawks defeat the Washington Wizards with a 116-98 win, making the series 2-1.  Paul Millsap would finish the game with twenty-nine points, fourteen rebounds and five assists.  John Wall woud ended up with twenty-nine points, four rebounds and seven assists.

The Washington Wizards pull away with a victory, taking 2-0 lead in series

The Washington Wizards pull away with a victory, taking 2-0 lead in series

Tonight marked the second game between the Washington Wizards and the Atlanta Hawks.  Last game left a bit of controversy as Paul Millsap would describe the Wizards’ style of play “MMA”.  The Hawks would make a vow to play a more physical game in Game 2.  The first game would end in a 114-107 Washington victory as John Wall finished with thirty-two points, four rebounds and fourteen assists.  Dennis Schroder would end up with twenty-five points, three rebounds and nine assists.  The Atlanta Hawks would look to tie the series up tonight in the Nation’s Capital.

The beginning period would start off well for both teams as they shoot in the high-30%.  Dennis Schroder would start off with twelve points and three assists.  Paul Millsap, Dwight Howard and bench player, Kent Bazemore, would all shoot 50% from the field, earning four points.  No player on the Hawks team would connect for three points as only four shots were attempted from beyond the arc.  Point guard John Wall would also chalk up twelve points for the D.C. team, which would include one 3-pointer.  Bradley Beal would score seven points, containing one 3-pointer to help Wall out but it would be the visiting team ending the first quarter with a tight 24-23 lead.  The Wizards would go on a 28 to 19 run as former Suns player, Marcin Gortat, drops eight points and pulls down three rebounds.  John Wall would connect for a 3-pointer and knock down two free throws as he receives five points.  Jason Smith and former Knicks, Brandon Jennings, would come off the bench to four points.  Beal would knock down a three-pointer and hit a free throw to earn himself four points.  On the other end, Tim Hardaway Jr. would only shoot 33% from the field, settling for four points.  Bazemore would also throw up four points as the home team walk into halftime with a 51-43 advantage.  The Hawks would return the favor with a 35 to 23 run of their own as power forward Paul Millsap gets hot for fourteen points, shooting 60% from the field.  He would also crash the boards to pull down four rebounds, as well.  Taurean Prince would connect for all five shots, including two free throws, earning himself eight points.  As far as the Nation’s Capital team, John Wall would add seven points to his scoring total, along with two assists.  Gortat would drop six points and grab five rebounds while Beal settles for four points.  The Atlanta Hawks would finally grab hold of a lead as Washington trails behind, 78-74, at the end of the third.  The fourth quarter would belong to the Wizards, though, as they go on a 35 to 23 run.  Bradley Beal will start to heat up as he lights the floor up with sixteen points, including two 3-pointers.  Hardaway Jr. would chalk up ten  points for his Hawks team but it was the Washington Wizards who pull away with a 109 to 101 victory, taking a 2-0 lead in the series.  John Wall would finish with thirty-two points, five rebounds and nine assists.  Paul Millsap finished with twenty-seven points, ten rebounds and four assists.