Wizards Down Boston 85-83 - Match Report
|Wizards Down Boston 85-83 - Match Report|
The Wizards grabbed an 85-83 win over the Celtics on Saturday, behind an 18 -point effort from Rashard Lewis at Verizon Center.
Washington was an underdog by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 190.5.
Washington got 16 points from John Wall and another 16 points from JaVale McGee. Mustafa Shakur contributed 5 assists, while Rashard Lewis cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
Boston got 17 points from Kevin Garnett in a losing cause and another 16 points from Ray Allen. Rajon Rondo contributed 9 assists for the Celtics, while Semih Erden had 11 rebounds.
Washington trailed at halftime, 56-46.
Washington had a 44-40 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Next game, Washington takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Boston, they head home to face Cleveland.