Note: Above given lineups are Projected lineups, the official lineups for the game will be updated on the time of game tip-off at 07:00 pm ET.
Just days after Hawks forward Paul Millsap compared the Wizards physical style in Game 1 to mixed martial arts, 55 total fouls were called and 71 free throw attempted in a brutal contest. Watch Atlanta Hawks vs Washington Wizards Game 2 postseason by using the guide which given below.
Draymond Green contributed 19 points, 12 rebounds, nine assists and five blocked shots to help last season's National Basketball Association runner-up take the first step in what it is counting on to be a championship run.
There was plenty of complaining by the Wizards throughout, and when sixth man Kelly Oubre Jr. got No. 4 and joined Morris and Porter on the sideline, the team was whistled for a delay-of-game foul, its second, resulting in a technical.
Wizards coach Scott Brooks recognized the situation and knew his role.
"That's how he plays". That's how he plays: he plays with chip on his shoulder [and] he plays with an edge. He plays with an edge.
"I wasn't exhausted", Westbrook said. He works on it everyday.
Dennis Schroder was hot and cold on the night, shooting just 1-for-8 from beyond the arc but still scoring 23 points with six assists. Atlanta is looking for a third consecutive trip to the second round, and finished the season on an uptick after a seven-game slide in March.
The Washington Wizards can take full control of this series by winning here and going up 3-0.
Elsewhere, Eric Gordon and Lou Williams caught fire in the fourth quarter as the Houston Rockets rallied for a 115-111 playoff win over the Oklahoma City Thunder, who lost despite another historic 50-point night by Russell Westbrook.
Wall didn't miss much in the third quarter as the All-Star scored 15 points in the period.
"When he shoot it". Gortat and Morris really stepped up in this first game of the playoffs.
I am a big fan of Coach Mike Budenholzer, but I think he made a few mistakes with his rotation in Game 1.
"We were so locked in all week", Butler said.
"So, that's a great feeling when your PG [point guard] has that confidence in you", Beal said.
John Wall is one of the best drivers in the today's game, and draws lots of attention from defenders not assigned to him.
The 2017 National Basketball Association playoffs feature an Eastern Conference first-round playoff series clash between the No. 4 seed Washington Wizards and the No. 5 seed Atlanta Hawks as the series reopens for Game 2 Wednesday, April 19 at Verizon Center. He was shooting some free throws.
His thoughts on the officiating after the MMA remarks? If he's missing at that rate, he'll absolutely leave the Hawks exposed against a Wizards backcourt that can turn every long rebound into a John Wall runout.
Saturday, April 22: Washington at Atlanta, 5:30 p.m. It may be 2-0 but things are only warming up.
Morris went along with Millsap's words, saying that they could expect "double MMA" in game two.
"We're going back to Atlanta".
"So, to us it's zero to zero".