Demar Derozan


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.


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


As it turns out, the "it" factor that Paul Pierce said the Toronto Raptors lacked before this first-round series began belongs to him even at 37.


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


As the headline said, things to know before Wizards-Raptors tip for Game 3.