Hawks-Wizards second round series now tied 2-2
The Wizards fell to the Hawks 106-101 last night at Verizon Center. The series is now tied at 2-2 with Game 5 in Atlanta tomorrow night at Philips Arena.
Bradley Beal led the Wizards scoring career-playoff-high 34 points on 11-of-25 shooting including 4-of-8 threes. He also tallied seven assists, six rebounds and three steals in 44 minutes of action. Paul Pierce added 22 points while Nene scored 12 and Ramon Sessions finished with 13 points, four rebounds and five assists in his third straight start replacing the injured John Wall. Will Bynum provided a spark off the bench scoring 10 points on 5-of-7 shooting in 14 minutes.
Washington shot .462 (12-26) from behind the arc. The Wizards rank 1st in the NBA this postseason in three-point field goal percentage. D.C. committed 17 turnovers which turned into 19 points for Atlanta and the Hawks dished out 30 assists while turning the ball over just 13 times.