The saying goes that closing out a team, particularly in a series sweep, is the toughest game of them all.
In his usual honest dissertations about what has changed for the Wizards after they went up 3-0 in their series with the Toronto Raptors, John Wall dropped this nugget: "Nene, he's not complaining
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 Wizards to have any shot to get deep into the postseason, they realize they can't just be good defensively.
TORONTO -- Even though the Wizards are using smaller lineups with Paul Pierce at power forward, their size superiority is giving the Toronto Raptors fits.