When a team circles its wagons after it loses a key cog like John Wall, lip service is to be expected as players always will say the right things.
Based on the way the playoffs are going, it's probably a good time to resurrect the discussion of where the Wizards rank among NBA backcourts.
Based on distance and location, the corner 3-pointer offer tremendous bang for the buck. Otto Porter's production from those spots in the postseason is paying dividends for the Wizards.
One of the smallest players on the floor in the series, Jeff Teague is taking on the role of enforcer for the Atlanta Hawks.
After having lost Game 2 without John Wall, the Wizards had to have Game 3 to keep home-court advantage in this second-round series with the Atlanta Hawks and for their own confidence.