Seconds before this, Paul Pierce had about called ‘game’ for a second time after hitting a big-time corner three to give the Wizards a one-point lead. Also, he did this:
After Paul Pierce hit go-ahead 3-pointer, he looked at Hawks bench and said "Series."
— Chris Vivlamore (@CVivlamoreAJC) May 14, 2015
What’s even better is he hilariously flopped/fell after coughing up the ball on the previous possession. My theory? He fell on purpose just so he could get the opportunity to hit another buzzer-beater, which is the on-court equivalent of the ‘wheelchair-return’ game. Not on Al’s watch.
The second round of the Eastern Conference Playoffs really haven’t been pretty, but they sure have been thrilling.