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Inside the box score: Wizards 114, Hawks 107


Inside the box score and more of the Hawks’ 114-107 loss to the Wizards in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinal series:

Key players

* John Wall led the Wizards with a game-high 32 points, his playoff career high, and 14 assists.

* Markieff Morris added 21 points, seven rebounds and four blocked shots for Wizards.

* Dennis Schroder led the Hawks with 25 points, nine assists and just two turnovers.

Key stat

The Wizards took 100 field goal attempts. The Hawks had 78 field goal attempts.

Noteworthy

* The Wizards turned 21 Hawks’ turnovers into 23 points.

* The Hawks bench was a combined plus-35. The Wizards bench was a combined minus-53.

* Tim Hardaway was 2 of 11 from the field, including 0 of 6 from 3-point range.

* The Hawks had 22 first-half free-throw attempts. The Wizards had nine.

* Hawks rookie Taurean Prince had 14 points and six rebounds.

Quotable

“We are going to be ready in Game 2.” – Schroder

Next

Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first-round series is Wednesday at 7 p.m.



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