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Wizards finish off cold-shooting Bulls

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - John Wall had 24 points, seven rebounds and four assists, and the Washington Wizards advanced in the playoffs for just the third time in 35 years following a 75-69 win over the Chicago Bulls in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.

Nene, who returned after serving his one-game suspension for grabbing the head of Chicago's Jimmy Butler's in Game 3, tallied 20 points and seven rebounds. Bradley Beal added 17 points for Washington, which last advanced after defeating Chicago in a six-game first-round series in 2005.

Kirk Hinrich and Butler netted 16 points apiece for the Bulls.

04/29 22:45:28 ET