Lead by Trevor Ariza the Washington Wizards beat the Bulls 98-89 in Washington. Trevor Ariza scored 30 points on 10-17 shooting along with 8 rebounds, 2 steals, and 0 turnovers. Ariza shot 6-10 beyond the arc with 5 in the first half. Bradley Beal followed up with 18 points on 7-13 shooting, while Wall struggled for 15 points on a poor 4-15 shooting he managed to dish out 10 assists. and went 7-8 from the stripe. The Wizards lead the series 3-1 and only need to win 1 more game to advance to the next round. Even without Nene, the Wiazrds pulled off a win. The Wizards are looking to win their 3rd play-off series since the 1970s.
For the Bulls, Taj Gibson scored scored a career high 32 points on a very nice 13-16 shooting, he also had 7 rebounds as well as a block and a steal. Taj Gibson got little help from his teammates. Butler managed to score 16 points but did it on a terrible 5-14 shooting. Noah came next with 10 points on 4-9 shooting but had 15 boards and 5 assists along with great defense with 2 blocks and a steal. The Bulls need to step it up if they want to stay alive and move on to the next round.