After an impressive sweep of the Toronto Raptors, the Washington Wizards looked to keep their momentum up against the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks. The Hawks had their issues with the Brooklyn Nets in the first round and hoped to find improved form as they continued their chase of a championship. Show More Summary
The Washington Wizards playoff train kept rolling Sunday in Game 1 of their second-round series against the Atlanta Hawks. The Wizards swept the Toronto Raptors in the first round and pushed their postseason winning streak to five with an impressive 104-98 victory in Atlanta. Show More Summary
Following a four-game sweep of the Toronto Raptors, the Washington Wizards will end their week-long hiatus when Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals tips off Sunday against the Atlanta Hawks. With plenty of time to rest and recover,...Show More Summary
Regular-season meetings between these two clubs were a fairly one-sided affair, but the Washington Wizards are here to change all that after deftly sweeping the Toronto Raptors in their opening round. The Atlanta Hawks had a slightly...Show More Summary
Sixteen teams entered this fight, and now, five—the Toronto Raptors, the Boston Celtics, the New Orleans Pelicans, the Dallas Mavericks and the Portland Trail Blazers—are already out. But is every still-standing squad capable of winning...Show More Summary
A disappointing playoff run—which was over before anyone had a chance to soak in the moment—has forced the Toronto Raptors to stare into the abyss of an offseason that could bring major changes to both the roster and coaching staff. Toronto...Show More Summary
After the Washington Wizards quite easily swept the Toronto Raptors in the first round of the 2015 NBA playoffs, they were rewarded by their owner with front row seats behind the glass (protecting the assets) to the Game 7 match-up between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders. From left to right is Marcin Gortat, […]
With Sunday's 125-94 win over the Toronto Raptors, the Washington Wizards completed their first four-game sweep of a playoff series in franchise history, per NBA.com/stats. In what was supposed to be a very evenly matched series between...Show More Summary
All these months later, even after a first-round sweep of the Toronto Raptors, the Washington Wizards are still walking that fine line between legitimate playoff threat and blip on the NBA postseason radar. On paper, they look absolutely dangerous. Show More Summary
Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce spent the last four games casually torturing the Toronto Raptors on and off the court, culminating in a humiliating sweep. Pierce cost the front-office money, The post Greivis Vasquez Says Raptors Need an ‘Asshole’ Like Paul Pierce appeared first on SLAMonline.
It's no secret that there's no love lost between the Washington Wizards' Paul Pierce and the Toronto Raptors. However, Raptors guard Greivis Vasquez believes a player like Pierce could be the missing piece for Toronto. Pierce angered...Show More Summary
The Toronto Raptors have built a decent team in a smart, state-of-the-art way. That team isn't good enough to compete for a championship. What now?
With an assist from Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce, Wale just settled a hip-hop score with Drake that was months in the making. The Canadian rapper rubbed a Toronto Raptors victory over the Washington Wizards in Wale's face six months ago, posting a view of the lopsided score to Instagram and tagging the D.C. Show More Summary
The Washington Wizards completed their first-round sweep of the Toronto Raptors over the weekend, which means it’s the perfect time for Paul Pierce, Troll Prince of the NBA, to do what he does best. Read more...
The Washington Wizards put the finishing touches on a surprising four-game sweep of the higher-seeded Toronto Raptors, taking out the toothless Dinos 125-94 Sunday in DC. Paul Pierce, the Wizards’ The post Paul Pierce Says Wizards Can’t Be Taken ‘Lightly’ After Sweeping Toronto appeared first on SLAMonline.
Prior to his team’s opening-round NBA playoff series against the Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards veteran Paul Pierce claimed that the Raps didn’t have the “it” factor needed to instill fear into their post-season opponent. Pierce was obviously spot-on with his pre-series comments, as his Wizards swept the higher-ranked Raptors with ease. And following the Washington’s […]
The Toronto Raptors had no answer for the Washington Wizards. Now, the freshly swept Raps will face an offseason of top-to-bottom organizational questions. Toronto's utter collapse in this series, mercifully ended by Sunday's 125-94 shellacking, was a microcosm of the way it played for nearly the entire second half of the 2014-15 regular season. Show More Summary
After his team swept the Toronto Raptors out of the NBA playoffs Sunday, Paul Pierce took to Facebook to rub it in. The Washington Wizards veteran posted a photo of himself sitting on the throne from the HBO series Game of Thrones. He also included the caption, "King in the North." Ouch. Show More Summary
The Washington Wizards finished off the sweep of the Toronto Raptors in their opening-round series with a 125-94 win in Game 4 at the Verizon Center. Bradley Beal led all scorers with 23 points for the Wizards, while teammate Marcin Gortat posted a solid 21 points and 11 rebounds. Show More Summary
While Drake mourned the end of the Toronto Raptors' season Sunday, fellow rapper and Washington Wizards fan Wale was busy enjoying being on the winning side. Wale gave Drake a little "shoutout" after the Wizards cruised to a 125-94 victory over the Raptors in Game 4, completing the series sweep. Show More Summary