Wizards playoffs

John Wall moves the ball up-court against the Indiana Pacers in Game One of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on May 5, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Wizards Take 1-0 Lead With 102-96 Win at Indiana

Bradley Beal scored 14 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter and Trevor Ariza added 22 on Monday night, leading Washington past top-seeded Indiana 102-96 for a 1-0 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.


Wizards television announcers Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier. (Credit: Comcast SportsNet)

Buckhantz: Losing Wizards Call to Network TV ‘Not Quite Fair … It Is What It Is’

The Wizards tipping off the second round of the NBA Playoffs brings an abrupt halt to the hometown call for Wizards fans, with usual play-by-play announcers Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier handing announcing duties off to network television.