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Box Score Breakdown for Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Wizards' Beal spearheads pivotal Game 5 win
99
Atlanta Hawks at Washington Wizards
Final
103

By Juan Carlos Blanco

The Wizards' Bradley Beal overcame a 1-for-9 tally from three-point range by going 10-for-13 from in front of the arc to tally a team-high 27 points, with his effort helping Washington to a 45.2 percent success rate from the field. The Wizards also committed just six turnovers while forcing 11 from the Hawks (2-3). John Wall followed Beal with a 20-point, 14-assist double-double. Otto Porter, Jr. was next with 17 points, while Bojan Bogdanovic contributed a bench-leading 14 points. Markieff Morris had eight points and Marcin Gortat totaled just five points but also racked up 10 rebounds. Dennis Schroder led Atlanta with a 29-point, 11-assist double-double. Paul Millsap provided a 21-point, 11-rebound double-double. Tim Hardaway, Jr. supplied 15 points and Taurean Prince registered 10. Dwight Howard mustered a modest five points but also compiled 10 rebounds.

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 6:00 PM ET

97
Chicago Bulls at Boston Celtics
Final
108

By Oscar Heanue

On Wednesday, Boston's backcourt lit the Chicago Bulls up en route to a Game 5 victory. Guards Avery Bradley and Isaiah Thomas scored 24 points each, with Bradley shooting 11-of-19 from the field and Thomas going a perfect 11-of-11 from the free-throw line. Center Al Horford, meanwhile, scored an additional 21 points to go with seven rebounds and a team-high nine assists. As a team, Boston went a perfect 23-of-23 from the free-throw line, helping to make up for its 43 percent shooting. On Chicago's side, veteran Dwyane Wade scored a team-high 26 points to go along with 11 rebounds and eight assists. The near triple-double was not enough for the Bulls, however. Superstar forward Jimmy Butler went 6-of-14 for only 14 points, and the team committed 16 turnovers on the night.

Posted on April 26, 2017 at 8:31 PM ET