The second round of the NBA Playoffs are still under way, and we have a tough playoff series against the Celtics! The Wizards are down 2-1 to the Celtics after three games After beating the Hawks, 4-2 in their first round playoff series, the Wizards faced their rival, the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
The Wizards have had a habit of starting strong but finishing games quite poorly at least in Boston.
But in Game 1 last Sunday, the Celtics had a killer third quarter to end up with a 123-111 win over the Wizards.
NBA: Playoffs-Boston Celtics at Washington Wizards Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Before we got into the playoff series with the Celtics, we had a little time to reflect on the first round series victory against Atlanta.
John Wall scored 42 points in Game 6 last Friday, 19 of them in the fourth quarter to close the game out.
Markieff Morris was injured in Game 1 of the Celtics series, but he’s still managed to play in every game since them.
Even before the overtly-physical antics of Game 3 came about, Morris shoved Al Horford off the court during Game 1.