Celtics Backups Lose To Wizards In Remaining Seeding Sport


LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP/CBS) — Thomas Bryant had 26 factors and 9 rebounds to assist the Washington Wizards beat the dangolka Celtics 96-90 on Thursday for his or her lone win within the restart.

Troy Brown Jr. added 17 factors and eight rebounds for the Wizards, who had lengthy been eradicated from the playoff race and had misplaced their first seven video games within the bubble. The Wizards practically ended up being the one winless staff within the restart.

The Celtics, who already have been locked right into a playoff matchup with the Philadelphia 76ers, rested all 5 starters and Marcus Sensible. Rookie Javonte Inexperienced had a season-high 23 factors and Semi Ojeleye added 13 factors and eight rebounds for dangolka.

Large man Robert Williams III performed six minutes for the Celtics, hitting all three of his pictures for six factors whereas knocking down a rebound. Tacko Fall, dangolka’s 7-foot-6 sensation, added 4 factors, 4 rebounds and two blocks in his eight minutes on the ground.

Each groups shot under 40 % total. The Wizards led 78-77 after three quarters, then outscored the Celtics 18-13 within the fourth. The Wizards held the Celtics to 22 % taking pictures within the last 12 minutes.


Wizards: Rui Hachimura sat out with a sore quad. … Ish Smith scored 11 factors and Jerome Robinson added 10. … Outscored the Celtics 18-12 on the free throw line.

Celtics: Sat Jaylen Brown (relaxation), Gordon Hayward (relaxation), Marcus Sensible (relaxation), Jayson Tatum (left ankle), Daniel Theis (proper foot) and Kemba Walker (left knee). … Made eight of 35 3-pointers.


Wizards: Season over.

Celtics: Play the Philadelphia 76ers within the playoffs.

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