Washington Wizards vs. Boston Celtics
The Washington Wizards managed to tie the series against the Boston Celtics by defeating them with the score of 121-102 with a home court advantage at the Verizon Center on Sunday. Their Eastern Conference Semifinals matchup is now tied 2-2.
The Wizards are down 2-0 against the Celtics and they showed enough courage to comeback and defeat their opponent twice in a row as well. With the win, they were able to regain their confidence before the scheduled game 5 on Wednesday.
Bradley Beal led the team in scoring with 29 points, John Wall added 27 points, Otto Porter Jr. scored 18 points, Markieff Morris scored 16 points and Bojan Bogdanovic added 13 points for the game. The Wizards played with balance scoring to seal their victory.
As for the Celtics, their star point guard Isaiah Thomas led the team with 19 points, Terry Rozier scored 16 points, Kelly Olynyk added 14 points and Al Horford scored 11 points. They will have a chance to lead the series if they win against the Wizards on the scheduled game 5 at the TD Garden.
Both team played a tough game, but the Wizards played good defense and this assured them the victory.
Scoring by quarters:
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