Celtics edge Wizards

The Boston Celtics were outplayed in the second half but came away with a 104-102 victory over the Washington Wizards Thursday night.

Boston failed to cover the 7.5-point spread, while the 206 points made it OVER the posted total of 195.

Rajon Rondo poured in 21 points and dished out 11 assists to lead the Celtics. Ray Allen added 18 points in the win.

Gilbert Arenas had 25 points with three rebounds and eight assists for the Wizards.