Here are some of the biggest headlines heading into Game 2 of the East first-round series.
So, let's fast forward to the final quarter where the Wizards erased a four-point deficit and squeezed out another win to stretch the series lead to 2-0. "I've still got some climbing to do".
Morris and Millsap had a heated exchange after a jump ball in the first half.
Even as each team shot 28 percent from 3-point territory, scoring wasn't a problem. He has enjoyed the best season of his career since signing a new contract with the Wizards, and they are incredibly tough to beat when he and Wall are both clicking. "We've been in these situations where coaches know we're going to get the ball". "They were just able to finish, but over the course of 48 you just try to wear them down".
But Brandon Jennings (10 points on 4-of-5 shooting with four rebounds and two assists in 17 minutes) got hot at the right time, and Bradley Beal (31 points) finally warmed up in the fourth quarter.
Where: Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. "I definitely felt good out there". He went up against Millsap most of the game and had a dunk off the ally oop during the Wizards' big third quarter when they went on a 20-7 run.
Five observations from the Hawks' 109-101 loss to the Wizards in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.
John Wall scored a playoff career-high 32 points and Markieff Morris added 21 in his National Basketball Association playoff debut as the Washington Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-107 Sunday in Game 1 of their first-round series. "He's a tremendous competitor and he plays with toughness and he gets shots - 32 and 14, that's high level All-Star game".
John Wall: This team rises and falls with Wall. Conscious that he couldn't do it all himself, Wall embraced the role as defensive stopper and facilitator on Sunday. However, they failed to contain the monstrous Morris, Beal, and Wall. Like I said, I play in the moment. "It did concern me, but I like guys that play with effort".
Scoring droughts and minor injuries are going to happen in that environment.
Along with Wall's production, all Wizards starters combined to score 99 points. "He plays with toughness", Brooks said.
After Washington won the series opener over the weekend, Millsap bemoaned aloud about how things went, saying: "The difference in the game is we were playing basketball and they were playing MMA".
Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer credited Washington for attacking and putting the Hawks on their heels in the third quarter. "Usually the aggressor is rewarded".
HOUSTON - James Harden scored 37 points to outshine Russell Westbrook and the Houston Rockets pulled away in the third quarter and coasted to a 118-87 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Sunday night in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series. The Hawks are 0-18 in series when trailing 2-0 in a best-of-seven.
Bush Novak told Reuters that Williams meant to sit out the remainder of the 2017 season and return next year. She later deleted it, and a congratulatory tweet from the Women's Tennis Association was also removed.
Starting with the third overall selection, the Bears are in a great position to add a ton of impact talent in the 2017 NFL Draft. In that span the Aggies have had two players drafted second overall: Von Miller in 2011 and Luke Joeckel in 2013.
Bayern was without club top-scorer Robert Lewandowski after he failed to recover from a knock to his right shoulder. Mbappe netted inside 20 minutes before an own goal by Sven Bender made it 2-0 at half time.
Seeking to avoid any confrontation, Dinakaran said he had "stepped aside" last night itself "in the interest of the party". Meanwhile, senior ministers Dindugal Srinivasan and Sengottayan had arrived at Dinakaran's residence on Tuesday morning.
That win seemed to signal a change, an acknowledgment that the postseason was quickly approaching and it was time to get serious. For Stevens, he saw his team in play in the second half with the kind of fight and grit that we haven't seen much of lately.
A military media unit run by Damascus ally Hezbollah said a suicide attacker had detonated a auto bomb near the convoy. The residents and rebels from Madaya and Zabadani arrived late Saturday in rebel-held territory in Idlib province.
Protesters at the Saturday rally were told to support legislation that would require those running President to do so. The protest named the " Tax March " was organised in more than 150 cities across the country, Reuters reported.
One police officer and an attacker have been killed in a shooting in Paris on Thursday, the French Interior Ministry said. Earlier this week, two men were arrested in Marseille whom police said had been planning an attack ahead of the election.
French President Francois Hollande said he was convinced the circumstances of the attack in a country pointed to a terrorist act. The claim of responsibility came unusually swiftly for the group, which has been losing territory in Iraq and Syria.
Police later confirmed they discovered a suspect device inside the lorry. "We will get through this together", Lofven said. The country of 10 million people took in 244,000 asylum seekers in 2014 and 2015, the highest per capita in Europe.
Hamilton takes no solace in second place
Vettel's wining margin was 6.6sec but the error cost Hamilton any chance to challenge him for the win. It was yet another frustrating day for former world champion Fernando Alonso in his McLaren .
5 things to know about federal marijuana plan
The bill also introduces a number of new penalties and toughens already existing laws regarding alcohol and drug-impaired driving. Provinces and territories would make their own decisions regarding the distribution and sale of marijuana, Health Canada says.
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Noel Acciari , David Backes and David Pastrnak answered for the Bruins in their second straight three-goal second period. We can probably assume they were not words of wisdom or inspiration. "Once they called it, it's our job to kill".
Estes wins easily in Pawnee, Stafford counties
If Ossoff can clinch 50 percent of the vote against a crowded field of Republican contenders, he will avoid a runoff election. If he had been a state senator, he would have started with 70,000 people and better name recognition, Loomis said.
Oil prices regain some ground, but oversupply weighs
Output from the Permian play, the country's largest shale region, was expected to reach a record 2.36 million bpd. A surge in USA production is a major threat to OPEC's effort to reset the still-oversupplied global oil market.
Buster Posey struck on helmet by pitch
Samardzija (0-2) held the Diamondbacks to three runs despite allowing five hits and four walks in 6 2/3 innings. "I enjoyed it. Jarrett Parker added a two-run triple for San Francisco. "(Ray) gave us a quality outing", Arizona manager Torey Lovullo said.