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Roy Hibbert of the Indiana Pacers handles the ball against Nene of the Washington Wizards during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on May 7, 2014 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Now Want To Slow Pacers’ Hibbert In Game 3

Wizards center Marcin Gortat heard the question and waited several seconds before speaking. He took a deep breath. Cleared his throat.

05/09/2014

Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards (credit: Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Playoff Tickets Have Highest Discount To Face Price On Secondary Market

In the first round of the NBA Playoffs, the Washington Wizards had one of the most expensive ticket averages on the secondary market.

05/08/2014

Roy Hibbert of the Indiana Pacers handles the ball against Nene of the Washington Wizards during Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals on May 7, 2014 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hibbert Leads Pacers Past Wizards, 86-82 In Game 2

Big Roy Hibbert came up with a big answer for his critics and his teammates Wednesday night.

05/07/2014

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Lady Gaga Concert Rescheduled To Avoid Conflict With Wizards Playoff Game

The potential conflict between a Washington Wizards home playoff game and a Lady Gaga concert has been avoided.

05/06/2014

The Washington Wizards and Indiana Pacers will tangle in the second-round of the NBA playoffs. (credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

5 Things To Watch: Wizards vs. Pacers

Here are five things to watch for as the Wizards face the Pacers in the second-round of the playoffs.

05/05/2014

The Wizards will face the Pacers in the second round of the NBA playoffs. (credit: Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards-Pacers NBA Playoffs Schedule

The Washington Wizards will tip-off the second round of the NBA Playoffs on the road against the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.

05/05/2014

Nene of the Washington Wizards hugs teammate John Wall at the end of Game 5 against the Chicago Bulls in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at the United Center on April 29, 2014 in Chicago, Ill. The Wizards defeated the Bulls 75-69 to win the series four game to one. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Passionate, Physical Nene Helps Wizards Advance

The Wizards not only have finished off the Chicago Bulls in five games — giving the franchise its first playoff series win in nine years — but they also have at least a three-day layoff before the start of Round 2.

04/30/2014

Nene Hilario of the Washington Wizards drives against Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in the 2014 NBA Playoffs on April 29, 2014 at the United Center in Chicago, Ill. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Outlast Bulls 75-69, Win Series 4-1

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.

04/29/2014

Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards handles the ball against the Chicago Bulls during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals on April 27, 2014 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Up 3-1, Wizards Look To Finish Off Bulls

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.

04/28/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 25: Trevor Ariza #1 of the Washington Wizards drives to the basket against Carlos Boozer #5 of the Chicago Bulls. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Wizards Defeat Bulls 98-89, Take 3-1 Lead

Even with the team’s “X-factor” suspended, the Washington Wizards had a No. 42 sitting next to the bench. The 57-year-old with graying hair couldn’t box out or grab a rebound, but owner Ted Leonsis waved his red towel and egged on a cheering crowd that chanted “Free Nene!”

04/27/2014

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