If there's another close game in this series, the Wizards' free-throw shooting puts them at a distinct disadvantage.
The ways in which the Wizards lost Game 3 are too numerous to chronicle. Three-point shooting. Free-throw shooting. A playoff-high seven turnovers by John Wall. Just 33% field-goal shooting.
For the second game in a row, the Wizards fell into the trap of playing the type of game the Indiana Pacers wanted.
To a man, players and coaches will say they don’t listen to all the noise outside their locker room but that’s typically not true. For the Wizards, it surely isn’t heading into Game 3 vs.