DeMarre Carroll wanted to cry. Jeff Teague's perceived state may have required paramedics. No way that happened, not again.
All of the energy and focus the Wizards vowed they'd have coming into Game 6, desperate to stay alive and force a decisive Game 7, was absent from the starters for three-plus quarters.
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.
While coach Randy Wittman attempts to be coy about John Wall's availability for Game 6 tonight vs.
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.