Who will survive the first round of the NBA Playoffs: Toronto Raptors or Washington Wizards?
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Who will survive the first round of the NBA Playoffs: Toronto Raptors or Washington Wizards?

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The real NBA season begins with the NBA Playoffs. 16 teams will be vying for the biggest prize in basketball. In the first round, the Toronto Raptors face the Washington Wizards. The Raptors finished the regular with the best record in the Eastern Conference. However, the Washington Wizards have an elite backcourt that can carry the team to the promised land. Who advances? 🏀

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Often overlooked, the Toronto Raptors may be finally given the respect they deserve. DeMar DeRozan leads the Raptors with 23 points per game, contributing a significant amount to the best offense in the Eastern Conference. 

Toronto has been in the shadows of the NBA for too long. This will be the team's coming out party. The Wizards don't stand a chance.

The Raptors might have a good team, but they don't have the superstar backcourt the Washington Wizards have. John Wall is coming back from an injury, but he has gotten up to speed quickly, averaging 20.3 points and 12.5 assists in the four games leading up to the playoffs. Bradley Beal filled in admirably during his absence, averaging 20.7 points and 6.0 assists while Wall was hurt. 

With Wall and Beal leading the way, the Raptors won't know what's coming. The Wizards are advancing.

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