Wizards guard John Wall appears unlikely to play again during the postseason due to nondisplaced fractures in his wrist and hand, ESPN reports, per the Washington Post.

"Guys, I spoke with a Wizards executive earlier today, and while it’s not official, I was given the impression that it’s highly unlikely John Wall returns for this series, or even the postseason," ESPN's Chris Broussard said before Saturday's game. "They told me they are looking 10 years down the road, not the next game, not even the next series. If there’s any chance of him further injuring himself, they will hold him out."

Coach Randy Wittman had a similar take on the approach to the injury Wall sustained in Game 1.

"We’re not going to put the kid at risk," Wittman said. "That won’t happen, I guarantee you that. If the doctor says there is a risk at hurting him worse, he’s not playing. I won’t let that happen."

Wall indicated that the decision on whether he'll play rests on him if the pain is alleviated.

"If the pain goes away and I can dribble and do those things again, then it’s all up to me," Wall said. Given "how competitive I am, if I am able to do those things and dribble and do what I want to do and be myself, then there’s a great [chance] that I will play. But if I can’t be myself, [there’s] no point in going out there."

The Wizards pulled off a win at the last minute Saturday to take a 2-1 series lead over the Hawks.

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