Trevor Ariza scored 25 points for the Wizards, who shot 59 percent and made 14 3-pointers to move 1½ games ahead of the Charlotte Bobcats in the race for the East’s No. 6 seed.
For all their flaws, the Washington Wizards had no business whatsoever losing to the Milwaukee Bucks — especially after Brandon Knight was scratched with a sore right hip seconds before tipoff.
For one night, the Washington Wizards have a new addition to their lineup, signing 10-year-old Amaris Jackson of Washington, D.C. to a one-day contract on Saturday.
Kemba Walker made the only field goal for either team in overtime, and the Charlotte Bobcats won their fifth straight Wednesday night and moved into position for the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 94-88 over the Washington Wizards.
Washington Wizards forward Nene plans to ease himself back when he returns Wednesday from a knee injury.
If the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards meet in the first round of the playoffs, the Bulls will have a nice little blueprint to follow.
Wizards general manager Ernie Grunfeld seems to be tempering expectations, one day after his team clinched their first playoff berth since the 2007-2008 season, saying you can’t go from “not being in the playoffs for a few years” to “championship contender” right away.
We’re used to craziness in D.C. sports, but the events that took place from Monday afternoon until Wednesday last night were pretty incredible.
The Washington Wizards are in the playoffs for the first time since 2008, clinching an Eastern Conference berth Wednesday night with a 118-92 win over the Boston Celtics.
The Washington Wizards are inching closer to their first playoff spot since 2008 and can earn a postseason berth Sunday if the Golden State Warriors beat the New York Knicks.