With another road win, the Washington Wizards can return home with a big 2-0 series lead over the Chicago Bulls. Game 2 is essential for the Bulls, who don't want to be on the road in Game 3 down 2-0.
The Wizards are feeling confident after their 102-93 Game 1 win over the Bulls. Nene Hilario was the team's catalyst in the win, registering 24 points, eight rebounds and three assists. In addition to the big game from Hilario, Trevor Ariza had a good game for the Wizards, accumulating 18 points, seven rebounds and three assists. The top performer for the Bulls in the loss was Jimmy Butler, who had 15 points, seven rebounds and three steals.