Yes, the Eastern Conference semifinals with the Atlanta Hawks, was super duper close, painfully so for the Washington Wizards. Historically so at that.
DeMarre Carroll wanted to cry. Jeff Teague's perceived state may have required paramedics. No way that happened, not again.
The Wizards' offense shut down in crunch time of the fourth quarter of Game 5, namely when Atlanta Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer went with DeMarre Carroll on John Wall instead of Jeff Teague.
ATLANTA -- There's an 82% chance that the Wizards' season will end in one of the next two games, based on the history of teams that lose Game 5 in a series that's tied at 2.
ATLANTA -- John Wall did what appeared unthinkable by playing through a five breaks in his left wrist and hand, but Al Horford's putback with two seconds gave the No.