Posted November 03, 2012 on AP on Fox
Better ball movement was a big reason why the Boston Celtics won all four meetings with the Washington Wizards last season. The Celtics, however, are more concerned about their defense during their winless start to 2012-13. They will try to avoid a second straight 0-3 start Saturday night as they look to spoil the Wizards' home opener. Boston led the league in opponents' field-goal percentage at 41.9 a season ago. But the Celtics (0-2) allowed Miami to hit 54.4 percent of its shots in a 120-107 loss in their opener and Milwaukee to shoot 46.5 percent in Friday's 99-88 defeat in their first home game. "It starts and ends with our defense," Rajon Rondo said. "I'm the point guard. I'm the first line of defense and initiate the offense. I've got to be better." The Celtics could be facing the right opponent since they had 100 assists in last season's four meetings with Washington (0-1), which had just 58 while shooting 17.9 percent on 3-pointers. Wizards point guard John Wall avera...
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