Jonas Valanciunas


The saying goes that closing out a team, particularly in a series sweep, is the toughest game of them all.


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 -- Clearly, Bradley Beal has had enough of the jeering and the borderline vulgar chants from the Air Canada Center.


TORONTO -- Like any good villain, Paul Pierce is aware of how to play the game.