Celtics vs Wizards Final: 89-86 - Recap
The Celtics got a 27-point performance from Paul Pierce as Boston ran past Washington 89-86 on Saturday at Verizon Center.
Boston won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 5.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 191.5.
Boston got 15 points from Kevin Garnett and another 12 points from Rajon Rondo. Rajon Rondo contributed 12 assists, while Jared Sullinger cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Washington got 21 points from Jordan Crawford in a losing cause and another 19 points from Kevin Seraphin. A.J. Price contributed 4 assists for the Wizards, while Trevor Booker had 10 rebounds.
Boston led at halftime, 49-42.
Washington won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 46-35.