The Wizards are locked in for a first-round series with the Toronto Raptors regardless of their 113-108 overtime loss at the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
With the Cleveland Cavaliers beginning with all of their starters except LeBron James, the Wizards were in position to win an overtime game after losing in double-overtime the previous night.
With nothing to play for, the Atlanta Hawks held out their starters Sunday.
A three-game win streak, with the potential to grow it into something much bigger, could elevate the Wizards into the No. 4 seed.
A 22-point lead was sliced to eight quickly by the New York Knicks, but the most important thing for the Wizards was they responded in Friday's 101-87 victory in the first game of a back-to-