Without Paul Pierce's defense, John Wall wouldn't have been in position to score the final 10 points of a second overtime to beat the Boston Celtics.
Third-year guard Bradley Beal calling Monday's 133-132 double-overtime victory the wildest game he's been apart of in the NBA, that's nice.
John Wall didn't want to have to think too much about Miyah Telemaque-Nelson, who he learned had died from cancer earlier Monday.
In a phenomenal finish -- the Wizards blew a 23-point lead in regulation and overcame a seven-point deficit in each of the two overtimes -- for a 133-132 marathon victory vs.
It was last season, in an improbable overtime loss to the then-injury-depleted Boston Celtics at Verizon Center, that coach Randy Wittman tore into his team about not playing the right way.