Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas (4) drives to the basket against Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter Jr. Celtics assistant Walter McCarty offered his support for Baltimore Orioles star Adam Jones, who said he was targeted with racial slurs during Tuesday's game at Fenway Park, while also defending Boston.
The guys in green hope to surge to a 2-0 lead before the series heads to Washington and they're on fire after going on the attack against the Chicago Bulls in the first round. The Wiz raced out to a 16-8 lead and led after the 1st quarter 42 to 29, behind Wall's 19 points and Morris' 10 points. Markieff Morris had 16 points, Marcin Gortat totaled 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Bradley Beal also scored 14.
The Boston point guard lost his sister Chyna in a one-car accident on April 15, and after struggling in the opening period of the playoffs, he's becoming lively again - as he put up the second-most points by a Celtics player in a playoff game behind John Havlicek, who had 54 on April 1, 1973.
John Wall finished with 40 points and 13 assists to pace the Wizards. The Gazette reports that the Falcons are scheduled to fly to Washington, D.C., on Monday and meet President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday. Overcome with emotion and continuing to bring it throughout the postseason, the shifty guard has scored 86 points over the first two games.
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There were a variety of plays that swung the momentum in this quarter, and having only a five point lead going into the fourth was very deflating.
"I wanted to give up and quit and never in my life have I thought about quitting", Thomas said.
Isaiah Thomas was absolutely spectacular, scoring 53 points to go along with four assists, four rebounds, three steals, and just two turnovers.
As if Thomas' situation wasn't tough enough with him recently returning from the funeral of his sister, the 28-year-old had one of his front teeth knocked out early in the game as he tried to fight over a screen.
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Isaiah Thomas visits the dentist to address his missing tooth.
"We picked up right where we left off", Curry said. Klay Thompson and Kevin Durant (17 each) and Klay Thompson (15) both scored more points than Utah's top-scorer Rudy Gobert (13). It's going to be hard for any team to win two games in a row in this series. The Clippers saw DeAndre Jordan finish with 24 points and 17 rebounds but they only had two other players score in double figures.
Brad Stevens won't hesitate to make adjustments fot the Boston Celtics, and if he notices a weak spot, he'll go at it repeatedly until the Wizards find a way to neutralize it. Scott Brooks has his work cut out for him in the East semifinals.
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