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Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. (22) celebrates his dunk in front of Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4), forward Pero Antic (6), from Macedonia, and guard Jeff Teague (0) in the second half of Game 3 of the second round of the NBA basketball playoffs Saturday, May 9, 2015, in Washington. The Wizards won 103-101. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Paul Pierce's buzzer-beater lifts Wizards past Hawks

- Associated Press

With three defenders near him, Pierce made a fallaway, 21-foot jumper that went in off the backboard at the buzzer to lift the Wizards over the Hawks, 103-101, on Saturday night.

Wizards guard Bradley Beal labeled the sprained right ankle the "worst" he's had. Treatment began after the game and he will be re-evaluated Monday. (Associated Press)

SNYDER: John Wall, Bradley Beal put heart over hurt

- The Washington Times

Wall and Beal, the Wizards' twin building blocks, went down with injuries at separate points but returned, allowing fans to breathe again. "Those guys have as much heart as anybody in the building," Paul Pierce said.

Washington Wizards guard Bradely Beal intercepts a pass from Atlanta Hawks guard Kyle Korver intended for Jeff Teague during an NBA second-round basketball payoff series game on Sunday, May 3, 2015, in Atlanta. Washington won 104-98. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta-Journal Constitution via AP) MARIETTA DAILY OUT, GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT, LOCAL TV OUT (WXIA, WGCL, FOX 5)

History looms as Wizards grab series lead

- The Washington Times

The past is being visited in various ways during Washington's Eastern Conference semifinal series against the Hawks, from coach Randy Wittman, who played in Atlanta, to the series record, 1-0, just like last season.

The Wizards' John Wall goes up for a shot against in a 104-98 win over the Hawks in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. (Associated Press)

Wizards sore, but shake off rust to beat Hawks in Game 1

- The Washington Times

The Wizards left Philips Arena sore yet pleased on Sunday afternoon. They had flipped Game 1 on its head to find a way to a 104-98 win in the opener of their Eastern Conference semifinal series against the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks.