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Inside the box score: Wizards 109, Hawks 101


Inside the box score and more of the Hawks’ 109-101 loss to the Wizards in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series Wednesday:

Key players

* John Wall did it again as he led the Wizards with a game-high 32 points. He had 32 points in Game 1.

* Paul Millsap led the Hawks with a team-high 27 points and 10 rebounds. He had 14 third-quarter points.

* Markieff Morris had just three points and five fouls for the Wizards after promising to raise the physical stakes of the game.

Key stat

A total of 55 fouls were called. The Hawks had 38 free-throw attempts and the Wizards had 33 free-throw attempts.

Noteworthy

* The Hawks were 4 of 20 from 3-point range and are 11 of 45 for the series.

* Dwight Howard played just 19:53 and did not play in the fourth quarter.

* Thabo Sefolosha made his first appearance of the series, playing 4:29 of the second quarter.

* The Hawks committed 18 turnovers for the game and have 39 for the series.

* The Wizards bench, due to foul trouble from starters, outscored the Hawks bench 25-14.

Quotable

“I liked it.” – Paul Millsap on physical nature of game

Next

The series moves to Atlanta for Games 3 and 4 on Saturday and Monday.



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