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Drew Gooden always has been the calm in the storm for the Wizards, who are intent on doing to the Raptors what they did in the first round to the Bulls last year by winning both road games.
Most of Paul Pierce's offense, which was the catalyst for Saturday's comeback win vs. the Raptors, came with the small forward not playing his natural position.
Roy Hibbert can opt-in to the final year of a contract that will pay him over $15 million next season. If he does, expect a rather awkward campaign with Indiana Pacers.

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Injuries
DatePlayerStatus
4/8/2015NeneSore shoulder
3/25/2015Toure\' MurrySprained left ankle
3/25/2015Bradley BealRight ankle sprain
3/9/2015Garrett TempleSore hamstring
2/27/2015Paul PierceBruised right knee
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Wizards - Team News
Paul Pierce - F
Paul Pierce was fantastic against the Raptors during a 93-86 overtime win on Saturday, scoring... After the game, Pierce said he felt good and that he needed the rest heading into the postseason. Pierce didn't play 37 minutes in any game during the 2015 part of the...
Apr 18 4:33PM Read More
John Wall - G
John Wall scored 10 points with six boards, eight assists, one block and one turnover against... He missed a 19-foot contested jumper at the end of regulation and the Wall isolation plays were coming early and often. They didn't really work because he made just 5-of-18...
Apr 18 4:26PM Read More
Bradley Beal - G
Bradley Beal made 6-of-23 from the field for 16 points against the Raptors during an overtime... Coach Randy Wittman went to a Beal pick-and-roll quite a bit in this game, but it wasn't really a productive play for them. He really struggled down the stretch today and...
Apr 18 4:22PM Read More
Nene Hilario - F/C
Nene scored 12 points with 13 boards, one assist and one steal in 21 minutes against the... He was on the injury report for foot, shoulder and ankle issues, but you wouldn't know it based on his seven offensive boards and effective rim protection. Nene didn't play...
Apr 18 4:16PM Read More
Marcin Gortat - C
Marcin Gortat played just 26 minutes against the Raptors on Saturday with eight points, eight... In the playoffs last year, Gortat running pick-and-rolls was a very popular play and he logged 35 minutes per night. Today, he didn't play down the stretch at times, was in...
Apr 18 4:10PM Read More
Otto Porter - F
Otto Porter played a surprising 34 minutes off the bench against the Raptors on Saturday with... It's taken two years for coach Randy Wittman to trust Porter with important minutes and he didn't disappoint with impressive defense on DeMar DeRozan. The Wizards went small...
Apr 18 4:07PM Read More
Drew Gooden - F/C
Drew Gooden played 23 minutes against the Raptors on Saturday with six points, 10 boards, two... The Raptors actually made Gooden look good today and his line could have been a lot better than this. Gooden had four offensive rebounds and looked as spry as ever. He'll...
Apr 18 4:03PM Read More
Kris Humphries - F/C
Kris Humphries was a DNP-CD on Saturday against the Raptors. Coach Randy Wittman went with Kevin Seraphin and Drew Gooden today. Humphries looks like he'll just be Nene insurance for now because all three aforementioned players had...
Apr 18 3:59PM Read More
Nene Hilario - F/C
Nene (shoulder, ankle, foot) will start vs. the Raptors on Saturday. Nene missed the last two games of the season, and he is still probably not 100 percent. Paul Pierce is expected to see some time as the stretch four, so Nene's minutes will...
Apr 18 12:18PM Read More
Otto Porter - F
Otto Porter (ankle) was a full participant during Thursday's practice, and he will play on... Randy Wittman said that Paul Pierce will play some power forward during their series against the Raptors, and that move should open up some more floor time for Otto Porter....
Apr 16 5:05PM Read More
Nene Hilario - F/C
Nene (shoulder, ankle, foot) practiced on Thursday, and head coach Randy Wittman said that he... It is worth noting that Randy Wittman has told Paul Pierce to be prepared to play some power forward, so it sounds like Wittman may try and limit Nene's minutes if he's not...
Apr 16 5:03PM Read More
Paul Pierce - F
Paul Pierce said head coach Randy Wittman told him to prepare to play some power forward during... Pierce said that he played some power forward during the Wizards' practice on Thursday, and it sounds like Wittman wants Pierce to fill the role of a floor-spacer for...
Apr 16 4:43PM Read More
Garrett Temple - G
Garrett Temple (hamstring) did not practice on Thursday, and he will not play when the Wizards... Temple said that he's hopeful to play at some point during the playoffs, but he's not a major piece to Washington's puzzle, and he'd be unlikely to earn many minutes even...
Apr 16 4:18PM Read More
Otto Porter - F
The left ankle injury suffered by Otto Porter in Wednesday's finale is not thought to be... "I don't think it's too bad," Wittman said after the game, and added he thought about putting him back in the game at one point. This is good news for the Wizards,...
Apr 16 11:40AM Read More
Kevin Seraphin - F/C
Kevin Seraphin played 39 minutes during a 113-108 loss to the Cavs on Wednesday with 12 points,... The Wizards didn't play 80 percent of their usual starting lineup and Marcin Gortat only played 14 minutes, so it was Seraphin's golden opportunity tonight. That won't be...
Apr 16 12:34AM Read More

Schedule
DateOppTime
4/21Tor5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)02:0020:00 ET7:00 CT23:00
4/24vs. Tor5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)02:0020:00 ET7:00 CT23:00
4/26vs. Tor4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 MST6:00 EST3:00 UAE (+1)01:0019:00 ET6:00 CT22:00
4/29TorTBA
5/1vs. TorTBA
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Results
DateOppFinal
4/18TorW 93-86
4/15CleL 108-113
4/14IndL 95-99
4/12vs. AtlW 108-99
4/10BknL 80-117
4/8PhiW 119-90
4/4MemW 92-83
4/3vs. NYW 101-87
4/1vs. PhiW 106-93
3/29vs. HouL 91-99
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Team Stats

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Per Game
PlayerGMinFG%FT%3P%PPG
John Wall7935.9.445.785.30017.6
Bradley Beal6333.4.427.783.40915.3
Marcin Gortat8229.9.566.703.00012.2
Paul Pierce7326.2.447.781.38911.9
Nene6725.3.511.604.20011.0
Kris Humphries6421.0.473.744.0008.0
Rasual Butler7520.1.422.791.3877.7
Kevin Seraphin7915.6.513.707.0006.6
Ramon Sessions6418.6.374.769.3176.3
Otto Porter7419.4.450.734.3376.0
 
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