Jodie Meeks

Wizards finish eighth in East after 101-92 loss to Magic, setting up playoff matchup with Raptors

Wizards finish eighth in East after 101-92 loss to Magic, setting up playoff matchup with Raptors

The Washington Wizards went cold in the final quarter of their final game of the regular season — and it cost them.

The Wizards shot 5-for-25 in the fourth quarter and 34 percent for the game, losing 101-92 to the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night and finishing eighth in the Eastern Conference playoff seeding.

“We just couldn't make any shots tonight. Nobody had a shot fall consistently other than Jodie [Meeks],” coach Scott Brooks said. “The Magic made the plays when they wanted, when they needed to, and we didn't. They played better than us tonight.”

Meeks came off the bench with five 3-pointers to score a game-high 18 points for Washington, which lost five of its final...

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