Robert Griffin III’s presence at Verizon Center Sunday night excited fans who otherwise would have left Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals disappointed.
Paul George poured in a career playoff-high 39 points and added 12 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers back from a 19-point deficit and past the Washington Wizards 95-92 on Sunday night to move one victory away from returning to the Eastern Conference finals.
The Washington Wizards posted a YouTube video Sunday just hours before they take on the Indiana Pacers in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference semifinals at the Verizon Center.
Wizards point guard John Wall is expected to play in Game 4 against the Pacers on Sunday despite a scratch on his right eye.
Washington made only 24 field goals, another team postseason worst, on 73 attempts, to shoot 32.9 percent.
Wizards center Marcin Gortat heard the question and waited several seconds before speaking. He took a deep breath. Cleared his throat.
In the first round of the NBA Playoffs, the Washington Wizards had one of the most expensive ticket averages on the secondary market.
Big Roy Hibbert came up with a big answer for his critics and his teammates Wednesday night.
Gilbert Arenas confidently declared himself the newest “Wizard heckler” on Instagram, and the time may finally be right for the organization to welcome its prodigal son back into the family, with an invitation to Wizards-Pacers Game 3.
Roy Hibbert’s disappearing act is wearing thin in Indianapolis. Pacers fans are so angry, they want him benched or traded.