John Wall finished with 24 points, Nene scored 20, and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 75-69 on Tuesday night to clinch their first-round series in five games.
Drew Gooden knows what it is like to play for a team that blew a 3-1 lead, so he won’t breathe easy until the Washington Wizards finish off the Chicago Bulls.
If empty seats are any indication, the Washington Wizards are just as big of a surprise in their own city as they are to the rest of the NBA.
Michael Wilbon believes the winner of the Wizards-Bulls series should advance all the way to the Eastern Conference Finals, he told the Junkies on Tuesday.
John Wall says the Wizards were “trying to leave a statement” in taking a 2-0 series lead over the Bulls on Tuesday, and his message to skeptical fans: “Show us some support … we’re serious right now.”
The Wizards shifted the balance of power with a win in Game 1 of their series with the Bulls, but that could be short-live, one NBA expert for CBS Sports, Matt Moore, predicts: “Bulls to Blow Out Washington.”
Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to beat the Chicago Bulls 102-93 in their playoff opener on Sunday night.
In this week’s That Thing You Missed watch a dad sacrifice his son’s safety for a baseball, a mom sacrifice her safety to help her son, what happens to Joakim Noah’s dad when he watches his son play hoops and a hockey brawl end in a hug? Yep a hug.
Conference Finals have arrived. See the official schedule of games, scores and seedings.
Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards told 106.7 The Fan he would lose respect for a teammate if he recovered from an injury and refused to help his team out in the playoffs, as Derrick Rose did with the Bulls.