The Celtics got a 20-point performance from Kevin Garnett, who added 13 rebounds as Boston ran past Washington 100-94 on Wednesday at TD Garden.
Boston won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 186.5.
Boston got 18 points from Rajon Rondo and another 16 points from Jason Terry. Rajon Rondo contributed 14 assists, while Kevin Garnett cleaned the glass with 13 rebounds.
Washington got 16 points from Bradley Beal in a losing cause and another 16 points from Martell Webster. A.J. Price contributed 7 assists for the Wizards, while Kevin Seraphin had 9 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Washington were victorious, as the score was 42-37 at the break.
Next game, Boston takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Milwaukee.