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The Boston Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards 107 to 96 tonight at the TD Garden. Pierce and Garnett both returned to the lineup, which gave the entire team a nice boost. This win was a full team win, as 5 players scored in double figures and 3 more almost did. Flat-out the Wizards were no match for the Celtics talent. KG was sharp in his return to the court, but the leader was Brandon Bass. He played exceptionally well and the offense rode his hot hand, scoring 20 points on 9 of 12 shooting. As was expected the leader for the Wizards was John Wall, but his game was definitely affected by the hounding of Avery Bradley’s full court defensive pressure. Wall scored 16 points but didn’t shoot particularly well. The next game for the Celtics is Wednesday night at home versus the Brooklyn Nets.
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Hesitant. Lazy. Useless. Unintelligent. Moronic.
These make up a small sample of the plethora of adjectives I’ve used in describing Brandon Bass’ play this season. Hey, it falls within the job requirements of being founder, chairman and most vocal supporter of the Brandon Bass Hate Club.
You can now add “eating crow” to those responsibilities.
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Brandon Bass was the Celtics' leading scorer with 20 points as the Boston Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards 107-96 on Sunday evening. Kevin Garnett returned to play 24 minutes with 12 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists, and 2 steals. Highlights above, box score below.
Washington Wizards 96, Boston Celtics 107 - FINAL - April 7, 2013
On a night when the Washington Wizards celebrated the 35th anniversary of the franchise's only championship, John Wall played like someone who might someday carry on that legacy, scoring 37 points in a display of speed and flair Saturday to lead the Washington Wizards to a 104-85 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
Wall made 16 of 25 shots, throwing his palms up after making an...
4/6/2013 - Verizon Center, Washington, DC
ESPN Boxscore - NBA.com Game Highlights
The Wizards had a great start offensively, lead by John Wall who began the game shooting 7-for-8 for 15 points by the end of the 1st quarter and went psycho after that. He finished with 37 points, five assists and four rebounds. And mind you, this was all against...
BOSTON — Brandon Bass has seldom had a play called for him in the NBA, and that is OK with him. The soft-spoken power forward usually has very little to say about himself or his team, whether after wins or losses, 20-point performances or forgettable duds, playoff games or preseason contests.
Bass’ play spoke for itself on Sunday — rather, it spoke for his teammates. By coming...
(Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) Remember late February? Yeah, well I barely do either. This was When Wall was in one of the worst slumps of his young career. Remember Wall having 5 turnovers in the first quarter of the game vs Detroit and then blaming his teammates for not catching his passes and he complained in the locker room about barely playing in the fourth quarter?...
Cavs 97, Celtics 91
Another lackluster performance from the Celtics did not affect their standing in the playoff race as the Bucks also lost on Friday night, but it seems as though the playoffs can’t come soon enough for this aging team. Paul Pierce (ankle/rest) and Kevin Garnett (ankle/rest) were both absent during Boston’s home game against the Cavaliers, and the rest of the...
John Wall covers the latest issue of Modern Luxury DC magazine, which highlights “Men of Style.” Seven local sports figures are featured in the publication as it notes that “even after the buzzer, they’re still playing to win—in fashion that is.” The athletes and sports personalities dressed up in a range of designer duds for the shoot, and each spoke about their individual...
With Rajon Rondo and Avery Bradley on the roster, it’s intriguing that Danny Ainge is scouting a point guard.credit: espn.com
The very real possibility of the Boston Celtics having to rebuild is approaching quickly, with the clock running out on Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett. People have been expecting this team to be blown up several times in recent years, but Danny Ainge has...
With a game like this, following a losing skid that has seen the Celtics drop 7 of their past 10 game, it would be easy to blame the injuries to Garnett or any other member of this decimated team but these recent losses are starting to become a cause for concern. The team is limping towards the playoffs and is in danger of losing its position in the seeding. To make matters worse...
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There is some encouraging news out of practice today. Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett participated in practice today with Doc saying that there were no restrictions on either one of them. But, of course, the news couldn't be all good, could it? Avery Bradley sat out practice with a sore collarbone that was injured when Kyrie Irving caught...
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Knicks say Tyson Chandler is out and Kenyon Martin is back and will start.
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Wizards vs. Knicks: MSG 7:30PM
The Knicks will look to not only extend their 12-game winning streak tonight against the Wizards at Madison Square Garden, but also lock up the division title for the first time...