The Hawks are hurting in a big way.

After rallying back from a large deficit in Game 3, Paul Pierce had the final say when he banked-in a jump shot over three defenders. It didn't matter that he didn't call glass — it all counts the same, and the Wizards now hold a 2-1 series lead.

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If anyone knows how the Hawks feel, it's the Cavaliers. Just the night before, Bulls guard Derrick Rose did much of the same to LeBron

James' crew by kissing a 3-pointer off the backboard over Tristan Thompson's large reach to give them the victory.

That weird sequence of events has led to this: A petition started by the Hawks to outlaw backboard usage on game-winning shot attempts.

Hey, even though it's a joke, it's worth a shot.