WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The Washington Wizards regained management of their first spherical NBA playoff series as they defeated the Atlanta Hawks 103-99 Wednesday with the assistance of a 27-point efficiency by Bradley Beal.
John Wall delivered 20 factors and 14 assists because the fourth seeded Wizards lead the perfect of seven Eastern Conference series three video games to 2.
Otto Porter scored 17 factors and sank 9 of 10 free throws for the Wizards, who offset one other poor taking pictures evening from the three level line by making 22 of 27 free throws.
The Hawks, who gained video games three and 4 at dwelling by a mean margin of 14 factors, host sport six on Sunday.
Dennis Schroder had 29 factors and 11 assists for the fifth-seeded Hawks.
Paul Millsap completed with 21 factors and 11 rebounds and Tim Hardaway scored 15 factors for the Hawks, who shot 41 p.c from the sector and 14 of 21 from the free throw line.
Schroder’s fifth three-pointer reduce the Wizards’ lead to 101-99 with 70 seconds remaining, however Wall answered with a leap shot on Washington’s subsequent possession. The Hawks missed their last two makes an attempt from the sector.
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