With nine games left in the regular season, the Wizards have a three-game lead over the Bobcats for the No. 6 seed and could have clinched with a Knicks loss on Sunday.
Trevor Ariza's stats is in doubt after slipping on a wet court Saturday night in a win over the Hawks.
The Wizards beat the Hawks 101-97 and are one more win -- or one loss by the Knicks -- from officially qualifying for the postseason for the first time since 2008.
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After the Wizards beat Indiana on Friday, Paul George had some high praise for Marcin Gortat.