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The Washington Wizards defeat the Atlanta Hawks, winning the series 4-2

The Washington Wizards defeat the Atlanta Hawks, winning the series 4-2

Tonight marked the sixth game between the Washington Wizards and the Atlanta Hawks in their playoff series.  With the series winding down, these two ball clubs can’t wait to advance to the next round as this series has been a very personal one.  Game 1 would be a victory for the Wizards as they pull away with a 114 to 107 win.  In that game, John Wall would score thirty-two points, pull down four rebounds and dish off fourteen assists.  Dennis Schroder would finish with twenty-five points, three rebounds and nine assists.  The Wizards would go on to win the second game, as well, escaping with a 109-101 score.  John Wall would end up with thirty-two points, five rebounds and nine assists.  Paul Millsap would settle for twenty-seven points, ten rebounds and four assists.  Atlanta would bounce back in Game 3 as they hand the Wizards a 116 to 98 loss.  Paul Millsap would score twenty-nine points, pull down fourteen rebounds and give out five assists.  John Wall would chalk up twenty-nine points, three rebounds and seven assists.  The Hawks would also take Game 4 as they defeat the Wizards with a 111 to 101 score.  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.  Washington would defeat the Georgia team in the last game as they sneak away with a 103-99 win.  Bradley Beal would end up with twenty-seven points, five rebounds and one assist.  Dennis Schroder would score twenty-nine points, pull down one rebound and throw out eleven assists.  The Hawks would look to survive another game as they face the Washington Wizards tonight in the Philips Arena.

The Washington Wizards would start the game off on the right foot as Bradley Beal would drop nine points, collecting three of those points from beyond the arc.  Former Suns player, Markieff Morris, would shoot sixty percent from the field, earning himself eight points which would contain two three-pointers.  John Wall would also earn himself eight points, shooting sixty-seven percent from the field.  On the other end, Dwight Howard would put up nine points, shooting seventy-five percent from the field.  He would also crash the boards for five rebounds as Dennis Schroder collects five points which would hold one three-pointer.  Paul Millsap would contribute as he scores four points but it was the Nation’s Capital’s team that ended the first period with a 30-23 lead.  Things would not get any easier for the home team as John Wall would light the floor up with twelve points, along with one rebound and two assists.  Missouri-native Bradley Beal would contribute with eight points, shooting eighty percent from the field.  Morris would also help out as he shoots a perfect one-hundred percent from the field, receiving five points.  As for the Hawks, Millsap would shoot eighty-three percent from the field, dropping ten points in the process.  He would also go up to grab two rebounds but it was the visitors who walk into halftime with a 65-46 advantage.

Things would start to look bright for the Hawks as they go on a 36 to 24 run in the third quarter.  During that run, Schroder would get hot for fourteen points, which would include one three-pointer.  He would shoot sixty percent from the field while he dishes out four assists.  Paul Millsap would also shoot sixty percent from the field, collecting eleven points which would hold one three-pointer.  He would also crash the boards for six rebounds while collecting two assists.  Former Knicks player, Tim Hardaway Jr., would also collect eleven points which would include two three-pointers.  As for the Washington team, Bradley Beal would chalk up nine points, collecting three of those from beyond the arc as the Wizards walk into the last period with a 89-82 lead.  The D.C. team would close things out in the fourth quarter as John Wall would go off for nineteen points, shooting seventy percent from the field.  Millsap would try to bring his team back as he dropped six points but it wasn’t enough as the Washington Wizards defeat the Atlanta Hawks with a 115 to 99 score, winning the series, 4-2.  John Wall would finish with forty-two points (his new Playoff career-high), one rebound and eight assists.  Paul Millsap would settle for thirty-one points, ten rebounds and seven assists.

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The Washington Wizards pull away with a win against the Atlanta Hawks, taking 3-2 lead in series

The Washington Wizards pull away with a win against the Atlanta Hawks, taking 3-2 lead in series

Last night marked the fifth game between the Atlanta Hawks and the Washington Wizards as both teams can’t wait for this series to be over, considering the fact that it has been a very personal one.  The Nation’s Capital’s team ended up winning the first game, pulling away with a 114 to 107 score.  In that game, John Wall put up thirty-two points, four rebounds and fourteen assists.  Dennis Schroder finished with twenty-five points, three rebounds and nine assists.  The Wizards would take Game 2, as well, handing the Hawks a 109-101 loss.  John Wall scored thirty-points, pulled down five rebounds and dished out nine assists.  Paul Millsap ended up with twenty-seven points, ten rebounds and four assists.  The Georgia team bounced back as they handed the Washington Wizards a 116-98 blowout loss.  In that game, Paul Millsap put up twenty-nine points, fourteen rebounds and five assists.  John Wall would settle for twenty-nine points, three rebounds and seven assists.  The Hawks would win the last game, as well, pulling away with a 111 to 101 score.  Paul Millsap scored nineteen points, pulled down nine rebounds and threw out seven assists.  Bradley Beal would chalk up a total of thirty-two points, five rebounds and two assists.  Each team looked to take a lead in series last night as they faced off the Verizon Center.

The visiting team would start the game off right as Dennis Schroder dropped nine points, which he would earn all behind the three-point line.  Paul Millsap would shoot sixty percent from the field, earning himself six points along with three defensive rebounds.  On the other end of the floor, Bradley Beal would get hot for eleven points, including one three-pointer but it was the Atlanta team that ended the first period with a 25 to 23 lead.  The home team would go on a 27 to 24 run as North Carolina-native John Wall dropped nine points as he shot sixty-seven percent from the field.  He would also pull down three rebounds as Otto Porter Jr. would contribute to the run with seven points.  Bojan Bogdanovic would come off the bench to put up six points, shooting fifty percent from the field.  As for the Hawks, Schroder would chalk up seven points, collecting three of those from the behind the arc but it was the D.C. team that went into halftime with a 50-49 lead.

Otto Porter Jr. would come out of the locker room to go off for ten points, six coming from beyond the arc and the other four coming from the free-throw line.  Wall would earn nine more additional points, which would contain one three-pointer.  He would also crash the boards for three rebounds and threw out six assists.  Bradley Beal would help out with eight points, shooting forty-three percent from the field.  Tim Hardaway Jr. would try to keep the Hawks in it as he puts up ten points of his own but it was the Washington team that would walk into the last quarter with a 83-70 advantage.  The Hawks would cut into the lead as Dennis Schroder puts up eight points, which would hold one three-pointer.  Millsap would put up six more points but it was the Wizards who close things out as former Suns player, Marcin Gortat, and Bradley Beal put up five points.  The Washington Wizards would go on to win the game, 103-99, grabbing a 3-2 lead in the series.  Bradley Beal finished with twenty-seven points, five rebounds and one assist.  Dennis Schroder ended up with twenty-nine points (his new Playoff career-high), one rebound and eleven assists (his new Playoff career-high).

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.

Atlanta Hawks claim a victory against the defending champions in overtime

Atlanta Hawks claim a victory against the defending champions in overtime

Today’s matchup between the 51-28 Cleveland Cavaliers and the 41-38 Atlanta Hawks will mark the fourth and final meeting between these two teams.  The first game, which took place on November 8 in Cleveland, the visiting team would pull away with a 110-106 win.  In that game, Dennis Schroder would score twenty-eight points, grab two rebounds and dish off six assists.  Kyrie Irving would score twenty-nine points, grab one rebound and dish off four assists of his own.  The second meeting would be held on March 3 in Georgia as the defending champions would win this game, 135 to 130.  In that game, Kyrie Irving would put up forty-three points, two rebounds and nine assists.  Tim Hardaway Jr. would put thirty-six points, two rebounds and two assists.  In that matchup, the Cavaliers would also set a regular season record for most three-pointers made in a single game, making twenty-five.  After that, the Hawks would go to Cleveland on April 7 and win that game, 114-100.  Tim Hardaway Jr. finished with twenty-two points, two rebounds and five assists.  LeBron James ended up with twenty-seven points, eight rebounds and seven assists.  The Cleveland Cavaliers would look to even the series up in Atlanta tonight.

In the first quarter, the Cavaliers would start off hot as Kyrie Irving would light up the floor with fifteen points, including three 3-pointers.  LeBron James would also help out as he will chalk up seven points while shooting 50% from the field.  Three-time Defensive Player of the Year Dwight Howard would work for seven points to help the home team out but it would be the Cavaliers who ended the quarter with a 38 to 21 lead.  The Hawks would cut into the lead during the second period as Howard continues for ten points, shooting 83% from the field.  The first round pick in the 2005 draft Channing Frye would knock down three of his four shots which earned him seven points, including one 3-pointer.  James would post up an additional eight points, along with three rebounds and four assists as the Cavaliers walk into halftime with a 65-46 lead.  Sitting on a comfortable lead, the defending champions would continue to show up on the court as James scores eleven points in the third period, which would contain one 3-pointer.  Irving would go for nine points, along with three assists.  Hardaway Jr. scored six points for the home team but it was still the visitors who finished the third with a 93 to 67 advantage.  But the Hawks would go on a scoring rampage in the last quarter as they go on a huge 44 to 18 run.  Four-time All Star Paul Millsap would go for nine points as Mike Dunleavy comes off the bench to put up seven points, including one 3-pointer.  Mike Muscala would join Mike Dunleavy as he comes off the bench to earn seven points of his own.  With only eight seconds left in the quarter and the Cavaliers holding on to a 116-106 lead, Paul Millsap will go to the free throw line to knock down all three of his foul shots to bring the home team within two.  After Kyrie turns the ball over, Millsap would make a 13-foot jumper on the other end to send the game into overtime.  In overtime, Kyrie would put up seven points but with the help of Kent Bazemore’s jump shot and Hardaway’s free throws, the Hawks would crawl away with a 126 to 125 win as the Hawks win the season series, 3-1.  Paul Millsap would finish with twenty-two points, nine rebounds and two assists.  Kyrie Irving would finish with forty-five points, two rebounds and nine assists.