Beal and Wall remain the Wizards’ engine, the whole thing this season and the future hangs on. Each say they are in a good place when heading on the road to deal with the Raptors. All that’s left is to prove it.
Amid the matchups between the Washington Wizards and Toronto Raptors, there is one the Wizards have no clear counter for: Toronto guard Lou Williams.
The 6-foot-4 Malott, who helped Dayton reach the Sweet 16 for the first time in school history last month, averaged 15.5 points and 7.8 rebounds during her senior year.
The Wizards open the postseason Saturday at Air Canada Center against the Raptors, a team that sprinkles players along the perimeter and has beaten the Wizards three times this season in three games.
James sat out Cleveland’s regular-season finale to rest for the playoffs and the Cavaliers rallied to beat the Wizards, 113-110, in overtime on Wednesday night.
The fifth-seeded Wizards will play at the fourth-seeded Toronto Raptors beginning Saturday in an Eastern Conference quarterfinals best-of-seven series. The Wizards are 0-3 against the Raptors this season.
While some fans in Miami and other “we-just-missed” cities are bummed about sitting home for the playoffs, those with long-term views consider it a blessing.
The 6-foot-10, 245-pound Stone, from Milwaukee, made a commitment to Maryland last month, choosing the Terrapins over Wisconsin and UConn, among others.
C.J. Miles scored 25 points, George Hill added 24 and together they spurred a run to open the second overtime and keep Indiana’s playoff hopes alive with a critical come-from-behind 99-95 victory over the Wizards.
Virginia found out during a portion of last season what life without Anderson was like before his late return. It will spend next season adjusting to his departure.
If nothing else, the Wizards can point to the improved regular-season record. Unfortunately, that will feel like nothing if they’re bounced in the first round.
The billionaire wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling got her revenge against a woman he secretly showered with gifts and whose recording of his racially offensive rant cost him ownership of the team.