Here are your news and notes before Game 4 between the Wizards and Raptors at Verizon Center:
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.
The NBA began releasing officiating its reports for the final two minutes, including overtime periods, of games that are within two possessions, and the crew of Tony Brothers, Sean Corbin and John
Michael Jenkins is thinking a lot about these playoffs. In the process, he came up with a poem for John Wall and a new song for Drake.
There is an NBA playoff axiom stating the closeout game in a series is the toughest to win. Both the Wizards and Raptors are trying to make that saying work for their side.