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Bradley Beal's three blocks and three steals along with Marcin Gortat's three rejections were examples of the Wizards finding ways to supplement their offense in a Game 5 win.

Scott Brooks makes a handful of adjustments — and gets his team to play better defense — as Washington earns a pivotal Game 5 win over the Hawks.

Down four in final minute, Atlanta’s head-scratching strategy leaves them with a 103-99 loss and a 3-2 series deficit.

Bradley Beal scores 27, John Wall adds 20 and Otto Porter Jr. 17 as offensive help finally arrives in 103-99 win.

The Wizards will take a 3-2 series lead back to Atlanta.

Washington went on a run right after the former VP was introduced.

Washington's bench is producing the third-worst net rating in the playoffs.

Wall and Bradley Beal led the Wizards to the Eastern Conference semifinals in 2014 and 2015, which is farther than Webber and former Michigan teammate Juwan Howard ever led the Bullets during their four years as NBA teammates.

In the NBA playoffs, players and coaches use sessions with the media as performative devices.

John Wall and Bradley Beal are doing too much of the scoring, and defense has regressed.

Early in the playoff series, Washington's big men played Atlanta's even. In the past two games, the big center has helped the Hawks take control.

Atlanta's Paul Millsap and Dwight Howard thoroughly outplayed Washington's Markieff Morris and Marcin Gortat in Game 4.

Fans will need to arrive at Verizon Center earlier than usual to catch tip-off.

"We didn’t do our job,” Brandon Jennings said.

Washington’s 111-101 loss in Game 4 to the Hawks makes it clear they don’t know how to handle prosperity.

Bench, defensive problems plague Washington late in Atlanta’s 111-101 victory

Washington was unable to overcome a poor night from its bench, and the tied series now returns to Verizon Center for Game 5 on Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Wizards coach highlights free throw disparity between Hawks' star Paul Millsap and his starting frontcourt.

Forward can boost Washington by being more of a pest to Atlanta’s Paul Millsap on the court.

The Wizards know the importance of returning to D.C. with a 3-1 lead as opposed to a 2-2 tie in the first-round playoff meeting.

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