Kyle Korver


ATLANTA -- The scoring of Bradley Beal and John Wall down the stretch will command most of the post-Game 1 chatter of why and how the Wizards took home-court advantage Sunday 104-98.


ATLANTA -- Bradley Beal left the court in tears, limping and with an angry right eye from being kicked in the face.


Examining the numbers from the Washington Wizards' 104-98 road win over the Atlanta Hawks in Game 1 of their best-of-7 series



ATLANTA -- When the Atlanta Hawks keep answering the Wizards every time they get close, they usually pull away with a comfortable win. Not Sunday in Game 1 of this Eastern Conference semifinal.


ATLANTA -- Throw out what happened in the first round for the Wizards (a surprisingly easy sweep of the Toronto Raptors) and the Atlanta Hawks (a surprisingly difficult six-game series with the Br