John Wall has become the first ever Washington Wizards player to average at least 20 points and 10 assists in an NBA playoff series.

The guard of the Wizards led his team over the Atlanta Hawks in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs.

The team from D.C. handed a loss to the Hawks in a six-game series 4-2 after defeating the Hawks 115-99 in Game 6 in Atlanta on Friday night to close out the series. Wall was magnificent throughout the series, having averaged 29.5 points along with 10.3 assists in 38.7 minutes per game.

Came up clutch to close out the series

The guard stepped up big time on Friday to help the Washington Wizards put an end to the season of the Hawks.

Wall scored 42 points on 16-of-25 shooting from the field and knocked down 9-of-10 of his free-throw attempts as well. He also had eight assists, and four steals in 44 minutes of action.

A monster outing

John Wall had a series to remember in this year's opening round of the NBA playoffs. The Washington Wizards star averaged 29 points on an excellent 53.1 field goal percentage. His teammates weren't forgotten as Wall was dishing out 9.6 assists per game as well.

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In each of the six games played against the Hawks, Wall scored at least 20 points. Apart from his performance on Friday, he had a great showing in Game 2 of the series. The 26-year-old finished the game with 32 points, along with nine rebounds and five assists to help the Wizards seal a 109-101 win.

The backcourt duo clicks

Guards John Wall and Bradley Beal combined for 73 points in Game 6 against the Hawks to set up their new record for most points scored together in an NBA game.

As mentioned above, Wall collected 42 points on Friday night. Shooting guard Beal had a great night as well, posting 31 points on 11-of-17 shooting from the field, while hitting 7-of-8 of his free-throws.

Like Wall, 23-year-old Beal had a good series as well. He ended the series with an average of 25.8 points on 46.2 shooting from the field. The Washington Wizards' backcourt duo put up a combined 55.3 points per game in the first round. Can Wall and Beal keep up their good rhytm and help the Wizards prolong their playoff run?

Boston, the top seed of the Eastern Conference, will be hosting the team from D.C.

in Game 1 of the series on Sunday.

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