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The Eastern Conference semifinals between the Wizards and Celtics begins Sunday afternoon in Boston.

The guard’s 19-point period caps a 42-point, but the highlight is a chasedown block that turned Game 6.

There was one bittersweet note on a great night for Washington basketball.

Near the end of one of the best quarters of his professional career, John Wall bids the Hawks faithfull farewell.

Star guard scores 19 of game-high 42 points in fourth quarter as Washington closes out the series on the road.

Can the Wizards close out the Hawks on the road? If Washington is able to pull off the feat, it'll be the first time a road team has won a game in this series. Here's everything you need to know ahead of Friday's Game 6 in Atlanta.

Calf strains are hurting the Wizards' depth.

And that’s not all. Although the technology is still new, it’s clear it will alter human performance and how spectators experience it.

Columnist Sally Jenkins joins the Wizards in virtual reality, shooting free throws and huddling with the squad just before tip-off.

Washington doesn't need its center to score, although they would like him to. His work rebounding, defending Dwight Howard and setting screens is plenty.

Overtime and Metro's midnight closing time is a bad combo.

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.

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