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BOSTON — Now, this was a comeback.
Throughout training camp, the preseason and the early part of the regular seasons, Chris Wilcox and his “scary buddy” Jeff Green repeated the cliché that simply getting back on the court after learning of their heart defects last season was a victory. For more than 99 percent of the populous, that would be true. Recovering from heart surgery is hard enough without having to run up and down a 90-foot hardwood floor with elite athletes.
Wilcox did not get to the NBA by being happy just to participate, though. He could not have been fully satisfied with his first two appearances this season, in which he totaled 10 minutes and two points, both off free throws. That sort of nominal contribution was not what made him an NCAA champion at Maryland or an 11-year NBA veteran.
The sort of participation Wilcox strives for came Wednesday, when he delivered an energetic three minutes off the bench that sparked the Celtics to a 100-94 victory over the Wizards.
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The Celtics ground out their second win of the season to get to .500 as they beat the Wizards 100-94 at home in overtime. Five Celtics were in double figures and the bench finally came through for the Celtics in the win. The game went back and forth throughout with 13 ties and 14 lead changes. The Celtics built an 11 point lead at one point while the Wizards biggest lead was 7...
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With 2:02 left in the overtime period, and the Wizards down, 93-92, Bradley Beal had the ball in his hands looking to make a play. He dribbled up the right side of the floor, got caught under the basket, left his feet, and passed...
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Celtics – 100, Wizards – 94 On Wednesday night Boston was treated to the first snow storm of the year, making getting around the city far more difficult than it should have been. Inside the Garden, the going was equally tough for the Celtics, who were forced into overtime by a Washington Wizards team missing [...]
The Celtics swept their home-and-home series against the Washington Wizards. Boston needed overtime to best the opposition on their home floor, but survived by a score of 100-94.
Brandon Bass tallied five big points in overtime, giving the Celtics an 97-92 lead. Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce iced the the game with free throws.
Bass was on the court for most of the end of regulation...
The Celtics snuck past the Wizards 100-94 in overtime Wednesday night at the TD Garden. It was their second win over Washington in five days. Kevin Garnett led the team with 20 points and 13 rebounds, while Rajon Rondo was right behind with 18 points and 14 assists. The team returns to action Friday night when they host the 76ers.
Celtics win over the Wizards not much to be proud...
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