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  • Pacers star Paul George dominates Wizards at both ends of the court

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    The horn sounded and a substitution was imminent. Indiana Pacers forward Paul George paid no attention. With his team down 19 points in the second half of Sunday's 95-92 victory over the Wizards at Verizon Center, George would stay on the court for 46 minutes, 23 seconds. His team, desperately trying to fight its way back into the game, needed George on the floor. Published May 12, 2014

  • John Wall's pass emblematic of all Wizards still have to learn

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    Al Harrington was halfway out of his seat on the Washington Wizards' bench when he saw John Wall catch the ball and square himself up for a 3-pointer on Sunday night. After a moment's hesitation, though, Wall passed the ball. Bradley Beal, open on the other wing, missed his 3-point attempt. Published May 12, 2014

  • Wizards' late collapse in Game 4 leads to brink of elimination

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    Behind 39 points from Paul George, including 13 in the third quarter and 15 in the fourth, the Pacers completed a 19-point comeback at Verizon Center, defeating the Wizards 95-92 to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the teams' second-round playoff series and putting themselves in position to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals with a win at home in Game 5 on Tuesday. Published May 11, 2014

  • Playing from behind a new playoff experience for Wizards

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    As the Wizards prepared for Game 4 at Verizon Center on Sunday night, the desperation, for now, was tangible. The urgency, increasingly, was sudden. Published May 11, 2014

  • John Wall 'could barely see' in Game 3 after poke in eye

    By Associated Press

    Wizards coach Randy Wittman says he thinks Wall will be fine Sunday. Wall wore a contact lens Saturday with a solution on it to help the eye. Published May 10, 2014

  • Pacers' confidence high heading into Game 4 vs. Wizards

    By Howard Fendrich - Associated Press

    It all starts with defense, the single most important reason the Pacers own a 2-1 lead over the Washington Wizards heading into Sunday night's Game 4 of their best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series. Published May 10, 2014

  • Wizards' offense goes in tank, Pacers dominate Game 3

    By Howard Fendrich - Associated Press

    Washington made only 24 field goals, another team postseason worst, on 73 attempts, 32.9 percent. That included 4 of 16 on 3s, and it didn't get much better on free throws, where the Wizards were 11 of 21. Published May 9, 2014

  • For first time in playoffs, inexperience shows for Wizards' Wall, Beal

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    All told, the Wizards had three opportunities to pull themselves back into the game in the final minutes, but three missed 3-point shots by Wall and Beal did them no favors. Published May 8, 2014

  • After Game 1, Pacers aware of challenge they face in Wizards

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    The traditionally-built Pacers seemed to welcome the respite offered in the second round by another team that was equally balanced. The matchups were one thing; anticipating the effort and intensity Washington brought was another. Published May 7, 2014

  • Of monsters and men: Lady Gaga concert rescheduled to avoid Wizards conflict

    By Marc Lancaster - The Washington Times

    After days of hand-wringing over a potential conflict May 15 between Game 6 of the team's scheduled playoff series with the Indiana Pacers and a Lady Gaga concert set for the same night, basketball prevailed Tuesday. Published May 6, 2014

  • LOVERRO: Drew Gooden, the Verizon Center houseguest who never left

    By Thom Loverro - The Washington Times

    Gooden is on the roster because Nene got in trouble this season — the typical Nene injury trouble— and Wizards general manager Ernie Grunfeld is a nice guy. Being nice paid off for Washington Monday night in Indianapolis . Published May 6, 2014

  • Roy Hibbert playoff disappearance has Pacers perplexed

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    The former Georgetown star was held without a point or a rebound in the Pacers' 102-96 loss to the Washington Wizards in Game 1 of the teams' second-round series at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, marking the third time in the playoffs — and the third time in a week — he disappeared from the stat sheet. Published May 6, 2014

  • Wizards hope road woes in Indy a thing of the past

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    Washington has lost every game it has played against the Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 12 in all, dating back to the final game of the 2006-07 season. Published May 5, 2014

  • Wizards in driver's seat after Game 1 win in Indy

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    The five-day waiting period between the end of the Washington Wizards' first-round series Tuesday and the start of their second-round series with the Indiana Pacers on Monday could have been viewed one of two ways. Published May 5, 2014

  • 'Old man' Andre Miller seizes opportunity with Wizards

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    When the Wizards take the floor Monday night against the Indiana Pacers, the start of a best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinal series, no one will be happier than Miller, who prior to a Feb. 20 trade to Washington endured a miserable season with the Denver Nuggets that had him pondering the end. Published May 4, 2014

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