It's Isaiah Thomas again, this time scoring a total of 53 points leading Celtics victory in Game 2.
This may be Thomas's career play-off high with today's Game 2 showcasing a total of 53 points, 4 assists and 4 rebounds. After leading Celtics Game 1 victory against Washington Wizards despite the passing away of his sister, Isiah Thomas is getting more better and better. Leading today's win and even pushing the game into overtime with his free throw.
Wizards dominated the first quarter with 13 point advantage against Boston, with Joh Wall leading the game today for wizards scoring a total of 40 points, 13 assists and 3 rebounds. Bradley Beal, Markieff Morris, Marcin Gortat, Jason Smith together with Wall contributed to the first quarter points of Wizards doing lay-ups, power shots, three pointers, and free throws.
Celtics bounced back in the second quarter managing to get a 10-point adavantage against Wizards with help from Isiah Thomas, Marcus Smart, Al Horford, Jae Crowder, Terry Rozier and Avery Bradley.
Wizards was already leading in the start of the fourth quarter, with quarter three points from Beal, Wall, Porter and Smith. Jason Smith kicked start the fourth with an 18-foot jumper along the baseline. Followed up by free throws from Bradley Beal, a 2-foot cutting lay up by Kelly Oubre Jr. Dunk by John Wall, shots from Markieff Morris, Marcin Gortat and a three pointer from Otto Porter to make the score 114 against 112 of Celtics. But a foul from Marcin Gortat granted Thomas 2 free throws which Thomas used to tie the score to 114 pushing the game into overtime.
Celtics gave it all in the overtime scoring 15 points leaving Wizards with only 5 points, final score 119-129. \
Game 3 will be on Wednesday May 5th.
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