Marcin Gortat’s big game helps Washington Wizards beat Indiana Pacers
The Wizards were tired of getting shoved around in the Eastern Conference semifinals.So on Tuesday night, Marcin Gortat and his teammates pushed back hard.Gortat delivered the best playoff game of his career, 31 points and 16 rebounds, and John Wall scored a playoff-best 27 points as Washington routed the Indiana Pacers 102-79 to cut the Eastern Conference semifinals deficit to 3-2. "We don't have anything to lose now," Gortat said. "We play desperate. At the end of the day, we might lose. We have to play every minute of every game like it's the last one of the season." The Wizards made a stunning turnaround after losing three straight, two on their home court in incredibly demoralizing fashion. Washington scored a franchise-low 63 points in Game 3 and then blew a 19-point, second-half lead in Game 4. Washington refused to let it happen again this time, earning a trip home for Game 6 on Thursday. via Marcin Gortat's big game helps Washington Wizards beat Indiana Pacers | FOX Sports on MSN.