Drew Gooden


Another win and the Wizards are in the second round of the playoffs for the second season in a row, but despite the 3-0 lead vs. the Toronto Raptors this hasn't been easy.


As it turns out, the "it" factor that Paul Pierce said the Toronto Raptors lacked before this first-round series began belongs to him even at 37.


No team in NBA history has come back from a 3-0 deficit to win a seven-game series, which means the Toronto Raptors, who lost 106-99 on Friday at Verizon Center, should commence booking summer vac


For the second year in a row, the Wizards are taking over a series in which they weren't supposed to have much of a chance to advance out of the first round.


TORONTO -- As the norm when Paul Pierce says something, it matters. His spiciest nugget to come from Game 2  about John Wall: "He's the best passer in the game. ...