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Latest Eastern Conference Items
Bradley Beal scored 27 points and Washington clinched the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 118-102 win over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
Trevor Ariza had a game-high 25 points, Nenê added 18 points and the Wizards emphatically defeated the Heat, 114-93, before a sellout crowd of 20,356 at Verizon Center in their final home game of the regular season.
In nearly 800 NBA regular-games, Carmelo Anthony had never played in one like this.
In this edition, the Wizards lost the tiebreaker advantage to the Bobcats, but all is not lost based on the remaining schedule.
One of Randy Wittman's greatest curiosities Wednesday evening, before the Wizards faced the Charlotte Bobcats at Verizon Center, was how his players would approach a game with meaningful postseason implications.
The Carolina Hurricanes once again will have plenty of free time in April and beyond.
The Bucks set a franchise record for futility this season, though they aren't dwelling on their failures.
The New Jersey Devils know the odds are against them as they chase a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference. Their latest win preserved their chances.
The Washington Wizards are in the playoffs for the first time since 2008, clinching an Eastern Conference berth Wednesday night with a 118-92 win over the Boston Celtics.