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Paul Pierce #34 of the Washington Wizards looks on during the second half against the Atlanta Hawks at Verizon Center on May 15, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Hawks defeat the Wizards 94-91.  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Wizards Season Ends in Game 6 Heartbreaker

The ball fell through the hoop and Verizon Center exploded. Paul Pierce had done it again.

05/16/2015

Paul Pierce #34 of the Washington Wizards .  (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Wizards Eliminated As Game 6 Comeback Attempt Comes Too Late

Wizards playoff hero Paul Pierce sank the game-tying shot as time expired, but the basket was waved off when replay showed it was too late.

05/15/2015

ATLANTA, GA - MAY 13:  Al Horford #15 of the Atlanta Hawks draws a foul from Paul Pierce #34 of the Washington Wizards during Game Five of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on May 13, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Horford’s Late Follow Gives Hawks 82-81 Win Over Wizards

Al Horford snatched away an offensive rebound and dropped in the winning basket with 1.9 seconds left after Dennis Schroder’s drive to the basket was blocked by John Wall, giving the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks an 82-81 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night and a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.

05/13/2015

John Wall. (Photo by Dave Sandford/NBAE via Getty Images)

John Wall Will Play For Wizards Tonight

John Wall was cleared by team doctors to play in tonight’s Game 5 match-up against the Hawks in Atlanta.

05/13/2015

Paul Pierce #34 of the Washington Wizards during the game against the Atlanta Hawks in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Semifinals during the 2015 NBA Playoffs on May 11, 2015 at the Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Rally Falls Short in 106-101 Loss to Hawks

Finally looking a bit more like a No. 1 seed than the team that’s been so-so in the playoffs, the Atlanta Hawks beat the Washington Wizards 106-101 on Monday night behind Jeff Teague’s 26 points, including a key 3, to even their second-round series at two games apiece.

05/11/2015

Paul Pierce #34 of the Washington Wizards makes the game winning shot with no time left on the clock against the Atlanta Hawks in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the Verizon Center on May 9, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Blow 21-Point Lead; Win on Pierce Buzzer-Beater

Paul Pierce’s banked-in 21-foot jumper at the buzzer gave the Washington Wizards a 103-101 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night.

05/09/2015

John Wall cares not for your No. 18 ranking, ESPN. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wall Out for Game 3 vs. Hawks

Wizards point guard John Wall was ruled out for this evening’s Eastern Conference semifinal game against the Atlanta Hawks at Verizon Center.

05/09/2015

ATLANTA, GA - MAY 05:  Paul Millsap #4 of the Atlanta Hawks draws a foul as he catches a pass against Garrett Temple #17 and Nene Hilario #42 of the Washington Wizards during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Semifinals of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at Philips Arena on May 5, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

With Wall Out, Hawks Beat Wizards 106-90 to Even Series 1-1

DeMarre Carroll scored 22 points, Kyle Korver bounced back from a miserable first half and the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks held off the Washington Wizards 106-90 on Tuesday night, taking advantage of John Wall’s absence to even the Eastern Conference semifinals at one game apiece.

05/05/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: April 27th-May 1st

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

05/01/2015

John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards goes for the lay up against the Atlanta Hawks during the game on April 12, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (credit: Stephen Gosling/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wall’s 24 and 9 Lead Wizards Past 2nd-String Hawks 108-99

John Wall had no trouble finding his rhythm after resting for two games, producing 24 points and nine assists Sunday night to lead the Washington Wizards to their highest win total in more than 30 years by beating a second-string group of Atlanta Hawks 108-99.

04/12/2015

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